The Occupational Therapist is an integral member of a regional team. The Occupational Therapist participates in an interdisciplinary team approach that ensures practice standards that are compliant with the standards established by the Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists (SSOT). In accordance with the mission, vision, and values of Sun Country Health Region, the incumbent is responsible for a clinical case load and provides direct care to clients. The Occupational Therapist is required to provide appropriate assessment and treatment interventions to clients referred for occupational therapy service.
- Valid Class 5 driver's license
- 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
Experience, knowledge in functional rehabilitation an asset. Experience / training in secondary or tertiary treatment and/or assessments an asset. Show respect for and a willingness to learn from the professional knowledge of other members of the health care team. Demonstrate an ability to appreciate the importance of, and be open to new concepts and trends, in the academic and clinical field of health care knowledge. Be physically able to perform assigned duties.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Intermediate computer skills
- Ability to develop and deliver formal education programs
- Ability to work independently and as a team member
- Ability to work with people in a health care environment with professionalism and respect
- Public speaking skills
- Ability and willingness to work within the Health Facility in assigned areas, helping with patient care and performing within the scope of practice
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Ability to communicate positively and effectively with peers, colleagues and direct reports.
- Ability to maintain a positive attitude, pleasant manner and harmonious working relationships.
- Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize.
- Demonstrated ability to maintain a positive attitude, a pleasant manner, and harmonious working relationship
- Demonstrated strong problem solving and confliction resolution skills
- Strong communication skills including ability to provide educational presentations.
- Field Hours
- 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.
Scheduled hours of work may be reduced during the rotation stipulated when a statutory or designated holiday is recognized during that period.
Expected Start Date: August 24, 2020
Working in Canada
Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.
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