Occupational Therapist/Ergothérapeute – Bilingual

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Company Name VHA Rehab Solutions
Location OTTAWA, Canada
Date Posted May 22, 2012
Category Other Careers In Health Care
Job Type Contractor


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At VHA Rehab Solutions, more is not just our commitment to clients, but
to our incredible team of Occupational Therapists.

Creating opportunities for more independence; it’s what people in the community rely on us for and what VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) has offered for over 85 years. With over 1,500 health care professionals serving clients in eight Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs), VHA’s client-centered, Community based approach provides nursing, rehabilitation, personal support and home support services. Our caring, professional team offers spectacular care to Ontario seniors, families, adults and children living with disabilities or suffering from a chronic or terminal illness, helping them live life more independently, in comfort and with dignity. Our Occupational Therapists work under an independent contractor model.

Occupational Therapist/ Ergothérapeute – Bilingual
Champlain Area (Champlain Solutions en Réadaptacion

Responsibilities (but not limited to):
• Assessment and implementation of Occupational Therapy interventions in a community setting.
• Assess clients using interviews, standardized and informal assessment techniques in accordance with professional practice guidelines and standards established by Champlain Rehab Solutions/Champlain Solutions en Réadaptacion.
• Attend client related meetings to report on assessment findings and discuss plans for interventions, progress reports and discharge as required.
• Ensure coordinated delivery of care through ongoing communication with all members of the client's team regarding plans and schedules for interventions.
• Document all assessment findings, treatment plans, progress and discharge summaries of interventions as required by the profession, referral source and the agency.
• Implement client interventions based in assessment information, client input and in conjunction with the client's integrated care plan.
• Ensure that services provided are best practice, evidence based and evaluated through the routine use of valid and reliable outcome measurement.
• Assurer que les services fournis reflètent les meilleures pratiques, sont fondés sur des preuves et font l’objet d’évaluations périodiques par l’utilisation d’outils de mesure valides et fiables.
• Respecter le code de déontologie de la profession et répondre aux normes d’exercice de l’Ordre des Ergothérapeutes de l’Ontario.
• Concevoir et adapter des appareils spéciaux comme des gouttières, des orthèses, des cannes, des aides à la marche, etc.
• Préparer des statistiques sur les soins dispensés aux clients et les activités connexes, telles qu’exigées par Champlain Solutions en Réadaptacion, le ministère de la Santé et des Soins de longue durée et d’autres organismes.

Education and Experience:
• Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.
• Ability to work independently.
• Specialized courses to support areas of clinical expertise.
• Knowledge of community care requirements and resources available.
• Must be bilingual

Please email your letter of application and resume to hr@vha.ca by June 21, 2012 quoting OT-16-12.

VHA Home HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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