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Job Title:
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT - CS

Posted Date:
6/19/2013
Closing Date:
6/26/2013
Functional Discipline:
Access and Flow
Education Level:
College Diploma
Languages:
-   -   -

Job Description
JOB OPPORTUNITIES - C.U.P.E.

POSITION:
Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy Assistant - Casual (0.2 FTE)
Primary Service Area - Corporate

DEPARTMENT/CAMPUS:
Corporate Professional Practitioners (OT & PT)

POSTING NUMBER:130905

HOURS:Days - Saturday and Sunday, alternate week-ends, plus coverage during the week as required
(Subject to change in accordance with Operational Requirements)

QUALIFICATIONS:
* Two Year Physiotherapy / Occupational Therapy Assistant Certification from a recognized Canadian Community College
* Required to have dual training as an OTA & PTA
* Recent experience in adult physical medicine including General Medicine, Neurology, Surgery, Rehabilitation and Geriatrics preferred
* Minimum of 2 years recent related experience
* Ability to speak, read & write the English language
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required, with both the public and interdisciplinary team members
* Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment with excellent time management and organizational skills required
* Demonstrated ability to prioritize responsibilities and tasks
* Good critical thinking and problem-solving skills required
* Physical ability to do job duties as assigned; demonstrated knowledge of body mechanics to prevent musculoskeletal injuries
* Demonstrated commitment to continuing education
* Proven attendance and work record

JOB SUMMARY:
As a member of the Corporate Professional Practitioners Department, you will assist the Physiotherapists and/or Occupational Therapists within various units across the organization as assigned. You will be responsible for the provision of assigned OT and/or PT interventions to patients referred within the assigned unit(s). You will work with the patients/families and team to actively help rehabilitate each patient to achieve his/her maximum functional level through planned therapeutic programs. You may help stock supplies as well as oversee equipment maintenance and department ordering.

SALARY:
Minimum: $26.10 per hour
Maximum: $28.25 per hour

INTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
POSTED: Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
*Please note that only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted
**In order to be considered for this position, you must include a current resume or detailed qualifications summary with your application
Please apply online at: www.williamoslerhs.ca