Occupational Therapist (Reference number: 15-OPSEU-052)

Corporate Rehabilitation Services
Centenary Campus with cross-site responsibilities 

1 Casual position available

The best at what we do. Rouge Valley Health System is an innovative leader committed to delivering the best patient/family experience. Focused on improving the health of our community, we are committed to learning, innovation and providing the best patient care experience for our patients and their families. Rouge Valley Health System is comitted to providing accessible employment practices, in compliance with the AODA, by making appropriate accommodations available throughout the selection and assessment process. If you require accommodation, please inform our Human Resources staff to ensure your equal participation. Join our team as we meet the needs of our growing communities.

Rouge Valley's Lean approach to continuous improvement puts our patients first in everything we do. Through our Lean philosophy, Rouge Valley respects our staff's talents, skills and diversity and seeks to optimize value for patients. Help us lead transformation in health care. Our commitment to providing the best patient care and an effective workplace has resulted in many well-earned awards by our team of staff, physicians and volunteers: CBC's The Fifth Estate “A” rating, based on research by the Canadian Institute for Health Information and in 2013; Exemplary standing, the top rating from national hospital surveyors by Accreditation Canada.

Reporting to the Manager, Inpatient Corporate Rehabilitation Services the Occupational Therapist will be responsible for assessing and treating patients with a variety of medical, surgical, neurological and complex care conditions in an inpatient setting.  The Occupational Therapist will establish linkages and collaborative working relationships with inpatient multidisciplinary teams including complex continuing care and rehabilitation and outpatient teams to improve the patient flow and continuum of care across the hospital.  Other duties as assigned.


  • Registered and in good standing with College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario

  • Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy

  • Minimum 1 year experience in an acute care adult health setting preferably in surgery

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Evidence of sound organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to work well in stressful situations

  • Ability to delegate tasks to Occupational Therapy Assistants/Physiotherapy Assistants as appropriate

  • Excellent assessment, communication, documentation, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with patients, families, all levels of staff and the community

  • Demonstration of strong group leadership skills

  • Ability to collaborate with interprofessional healthcare teams to create an interdisciplinary plan of care and a coordinated and appropriate discharge plan

  • Ability to work well independently and to exercise sound judgement

  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the position and experience in evidence-based approach to service delivery.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to Rouge Valley's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues, volunteers and other members of the community and public.

  • Demonstrated pattern of good attendance

If you require accommodation, please inform our Human Resources staff to ensure your equal participation.

Reference #: 15-OPSEU-052

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