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Occupational Therapist - Veterans Centre - Temporary Part-time  (222621)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 7/26/2022 3:05:46 PM

We currently have a Temporary Part-time (0.5 FTE, until approx. January 2023) opportunity for an Occupational Therapist in the Veterans Centre located at our Bayview Campus.

Hours of Work: Weekdays, 8 hrs; as per schedule

Summary of Duties

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre has an opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to promote resident quality of life and enable engagement in occupations of everyday living to residents in the Veterans Centre. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with residents, families and interprofessional team members to provide evidence-based best practice.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct occupational performance assessments
  • Plan, implement and monitor interventions focusing on: wheelchair prescription and seating, daily functioning, cognition, perception and pressure relieving devices or skin and wound care/aids/devices
  • Educate interprofessional team, families and students as needed related to resident occupational performance issues
  • Maintain and upgrade skills and knowledge through continuing education and professional development and seek opportunities for involvement in practice-based research and knowledge dissemination
  • Maintain resident records, complete workload measurement and MDS statistics in accordance with facility and COTO standards for practice
  • Participate in profession specific and interprofessional activities in support of the Sunnybrook Occupational Therapy Service and the department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto
  • Practice in accordance with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.


  • Registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario required
  • Membership in CAOT and /or OSOT
  • Previous experience working with older adults required
  • Seating assessment experience preferred
  • Palliative Care experience an asset
  • ADP authorizer an asset
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to Person-Centred Care

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 222621 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.