JOB POSTING #882688
Position: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Site: Toronto Rehab, University Centre
Department: Specialized Dementia Unit
Reports to: Manager, Program Services
Salary Range: $36.01 to $ 45.02 per hour ( Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy )
Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.
The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.
The Occupational Therapist (OT) is an integral member of the Occupational Therapy service, Allied Health and clinical programs in which care is provided. Through the provision of patient and non-patient care activities, the OT enhances the quality of life of patients by: providing OT therapy assessment, treatment and education in individual and group format for Geriatric rehab clients. The OT collaborates with the inter-professional team to provide patient focused care; communicates effectively with patients, families, and team members; participates in program planning, development and professional and hospital initiatives that support quality management and research. The OT complies with and shows commitment to patient safety responsibilities and corresponding hospital plans, policies and procedures in order to ensure a safe environment for patients.
POSTED DATE: September 16, 20210 CLOSING DATE: October 14, 2021
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.