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Occupational Therapist - Amputee, Cardiovascular, Transplant Rehab Programs (A1) - Temporary Part-time  (210251)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 2/1/2021 2:52:09 PM

We currently have a Regular Part Time opportunity for a Occupational Therapist in the Amputee, Cardiovascular, Transplant Rehab Programs (A1) department at our St. John’s Rehab campus.

Hours of Work:

Weekdays, Alternating Weekends: Days; 8hrs; 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 rehabilitation 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. 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.
  3. Previous experience in Rehab Programs preferred.
  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 rehabilitation.
  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 210251 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.