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Job postings: Allied Health

Occupational Therapist - Working Condition Program - Casual (221364)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 4/27/2022 2:26:59 PM

We currently have a Casual opportunity for a Occupational Therapist in the Working Condition Program at our Holland Campus.

Hours of Work:

Weekdays: Days, 8 hrs; Hours vary depending on clinic scheduling (7:30-3:30, 8:00-4:00, 8:30-4:30)

Summary of Duties

  • Conduct interdisciplinary (Physician and Allied Health Professional) assessment and treatment of client with musculoskeletal disorders referred by third-party payers (e.g. Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), Employers, Insurers, Law Firms);
  • Prepare comprehensive initial, follow-up discharge and treatment reports outlining findings, recommendations, and return to work planning within specified timelines, and ensure all documentation is aligned with College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and WCP standards;
  • Develop, in collaboration with interdisciplinary team, patient-centered exercise programs for active rehabilitation with a focus on individualized work conditioning, injury prevention, and an early and safe return to work;
  • Liaise with referral sources and community providers to discuss patient’s status and ensure all their needs are met;
  • Educate clients and their families, hospital staff and the community regarding musculoskeletal disorders and preventative healthcare;
  • Maintain safety and cleanliness of work environment, including equipment;
  • Collaborate with the WCP team to focus on evidence-based outcome-oriented recommendations for clients and referral sources;
  • Follow clinic business processes and workflows; and
  • Direct the daily activities of students/interns in the department, as required.

We Provide

  • Team-oriented, progressive clinical environment;
  • Experience delivering services to employers, insurers and WSIB clients; and
  • Continuing education and professional development

Qualifications/Skills

  • MScPT, BScPT or CPA-approved equivalent
  • Registered and in good standing with College of Physiotherapists of Ontario;
  • 2-3 years of clinical experience in assessment and treatment with a primarily orthopaedic caseload in an outpatient setting preferred;
  • Experience in assessment and treatment of hand injuries preferred;
  • Experience with third party insurers (e.g. WSIB, MVA) and potentially some experience with long-term disability clients;
  • Experience working collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including written communication skills for preparation of reports (e.g. collaborative assessment reports);
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines and constantly shifting priorities; and
  • Sound judgement and problem solving abilities

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 221364 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for Position" at the bottom of this page.


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.