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Occupational Therapist- Neonatal Follow-up Clinic- Regular Full-time(203028)

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted November 6, 2020.

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Occupational Therapist- Neonatal Follow-up Clinic- Regular Full-time (203028) Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 11/6/2020 1:32:59 PM

We currently have a Regular Full-time opportunity for a Occupational Therapist in the Neonatal Follow-up Clinic at our Bayview Campus.

Summary of Duties

Reporting to the Patient Care Manager, the Occupational therapist is responsible for assessment and intervention, including recommendations for follow-up as required (i.e. Home Care Program, community or rehabilitation resources) in collaboration with the interprofessional team to provide person-centred care within the Neonatal Follow Up Clinic. The Occupational therapist participates in quality improvement initiatives, evaluative processes that include the use of standardized and valid outcome measures, report writing, and research activities. The Occupational therapist participates in continuing professional development activities including the provision of clinical and educational in-services that foster ongoing learning, professionalism, interprofessional collaboration and best practices for paediatric outpatients. The Occupational therapist acts as a resource to related therapy students on an ongoing basis, in support of Sunnybrook’s full affiliation with the University of Toronto, and is a resource for the education of interprofessional students as required. The Occupational therapist is an expert resource for staff, students and other health care providers related to paediatric developmental therapy, and also participate on appropriate committees pertaining to the operation of the Neonatal Follow Up Clinic and participate in profession-specific activities within Occupational Therapy practice groups.

Qualifications/Skills

  • MSc (OT)
  • Registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario required
  • Relevant and current ambulatory paediatric clinical experience
  • Working knowledge of prematurity, developmental delay, cerebral palsy, and feeding challenges
  • Experience and comfort with children with special needs from 0-6 years of age
  • Proficiency in administering and scoring Bayley Scales, Hammersmith Assessments, Assessment of General Movements, and in providing feedback to parents at the visit regarding their child’s assessment results and any other concerns observed or reported by parent during the visit
  • Experience in feeding and feeding assessments
  • Experience in school age assessments under supervision of Developmental Pediatrician
  • Training in appropriate intervention for children with developmental delay and disability
  • Able to perform a gait analysis – ADP authorization preferred if possible
  • Ability to work constructively in a team environment
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills
  • Member of the relevant professional association recommended
  • Experience in leadership activities, including quality improvement projects

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 203028 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.

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