Occupational Therapist - Degree
RHA Job Number:GO-00563805
Number of Vacancies:1
Profession:Occupational Therapist
Employer:SHA (Cypress)
Community:Swift Current
Hours to International Airport:3.0
Employment Type:Temporary
Employment Term:Full Time
Posting Date:April 12, 2019
Closing Date:April 12, 2020 17:00
Hours of Work:Shift Information: Days
In a 3 week rotation: 14 shifts of 8.00 hours
Rate of Pay: $34.168 to $41.780 (5 step range)
Union Name:HSAS
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Job Description

The Occupational Therapist provides assessment and treatment of patients, clients, and residents of all ages with physical, cognitive and/or psychosocial impairments in multiple health care settings as per therapy protocols and best practice guidelines.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Registered or eligible for registration with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapy
  • Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to travel both within the region and provincially
  • Ability to conduct client assessments and engage in effective treatment planning
  • Sound knowledge of counseling principles, practice theory, and various strategies of intervention
  • Ability to follow safe work practices
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, decision making, documentation and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative
  • Relate professionally with staff, clients and their families, psychiatrists, physicians, approved home operators and other agencies
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention strategies and ability to appropriately intervene/attain appropriate intervention in emergency situations
  • Knowledge of mental health treatment resources with the willingness to build on the strengths of the community and the resiliency of its families
  • Knowledge of human development and family dynamics relating to family violence, trauma, loss and grief, addiction, and poverty
  • Provide leadership and work independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team

Other Information
  • Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement. HSAS seniority within the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be considered under the Selection Criteria.

Additional Information

Expected Start Date: April 28, 2019
Expected Up To Date: September 10, 2019
FTE®: 1.00
This posting will remain Open until Filled.

Working in Canada

Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.

Direct Inquiries To

Human Resources
(306) 778-5256