"A rewarding career in caring starts here"
Posting Date: June 3, 2015
Reference Number: A15-013
Position: Three (3) Occupational Therapists - Part time and Casual
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Carefor is a dynamic not-for-profit organization that provides multidisciplinary community based health care services in the Ottawa area. We are known for our leadership in providing quality care in the areas of community medical care, rehabilitation and support. We provide services in the client's home.
The Occupational Therapist is responsible for the provision and management of cost effective therapy to individuals and/or families in the community. You will be responsible for assessing the client’s level of functioning as well as their environment, developing and implementing a care plan to address the issues, referral to resources in the community and assisting the client to access funding.
Primary Responsibilities include:
- Complete thorough and clinically relevant assessments of the client/family and their environment.
- Develop a care plan with the client and family based on the assessment
- Document and communicate care plan according to established guidelines and standards
- Implement strategies or interventions according to the established care plan
- Evaluate client’s/families responses to care plan for the achievement of realistic client-centered outcomes and revise plan as required
- Document client care activity concisely and accurately, according to College guidelines and Carefor standards
- Assist with and complete applications for funding of equipment and renovations.
- Refer clients to appropriate community resources and programs as well other disciplines as necessary
- Promote client-directed care, self care and independence
- Registration with the College of Occupational Therapy of Ontario
- Excellent time management and organizational skills and able to work independently
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong skills in critical thinking, decision making and analysis
- The ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
- Possession of a valid driver’s license, (G2 level)
- Use of a reliable vehicle that is insured for business use
- 3-5 years Clinical practice experience preferred
- ADP Certification strongly preferred
- Experience in community health
- Bilingualism is preferred (French/English)
To learn more about Carefor's integral role in the community visit www.carefor.ca.
Carefor Health & Community Services/Services et Soins de Santé Communautaires
760 Belfast Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 6M8