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Occupational Therapist - Restorative Transition Unit - Temporary Full-Time (until approx. February 2024) (222135)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 7/7/2022 1:38:07 PM

We currently have a Temporary Full-Time (until approx. February 2024) opportunity for a Occupational Therapist in the Restorative Transition Unit at our St. John's Rehab campus.

Hours of Work:

Weekdays: Days, 8 hrs; As per schedule

Please contact the hiring manager for more information on the hours of work.

Summary of Duties

The Occupational Therapist (OT) works as a member of the interprofessional inpatient team. The OT utilizes a person-centred approach in considering the occupational performance issues, component skills and environmental factors having an impact on the functional level of their patients, in preparation for discharge to the community.

The OT is responsible for conducting assessments, developing care plans, providing patient/family education, evaluating progress, and identifying the need for supplementary assessments or referrals, relevant to the patient population the unit serves. The OT actively participates in interprofessional team activities such as team meetings, clinical rounds, and quality improvement initiatives. The OT assigns appropriate tasks to Occupational Therapist Assistants and volunteers under their indirect supervision, and participates actively in the clinical teaching and supervision of OT and OTA students.


  1. Successful completion of a recognized post-secondary program in Occupational Therapy.
  2. Current registration in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario required.
  3. Minimum one year of clinical experience relative to the patient population the unit serves.
  4. Excellent professional judgment, conflict resolution and interpersonal communication skills with patients, families, team members, students and community partners.
  5. Competence in the practice of evidence-based occupational therapy and interprofessional care, with experience in the application of practice models and outcome measures relevant to the patient population the unit serves.
  6. Effective time management and organizational skills.
  7. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  8. Demonstrated commitment to Person Centered Care approach and principles

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 222135 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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

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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.