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Occupational Therapist- Drivers Assessment

Location: Hamilton - Wentworth
Job Code: 34355
Status: PARTTIME

Date Posted: March 28, 2024

Part-Time/Casual- 2 days/ week, Occupational Therapist, Drivers Assessment and Training  (Hamilton)

POSITION SUMMARY:

Occupational Therapists will provide patient management through all stages of assessment, treatment, consultation and follow-up services to patients. The successful candidate will be familiar working in a team environment and in delegating treatment to appropriately qualified licensed driving instructors

As the successful candidate, you are a graduate of an accredited program in Occupational Therapy and are a member in good standing of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.  You demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal, along with a high level of initiative and adaptability to rapidly changing demands. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:     

·         Conducting driving assessments (in clinic and on-road)

·         Formulating client goals, recommendations and providing client resources

·         Accepting auto insurance referrals and completion of OCF18s

·         Planning, monitoring and modifying  treatment plans that include on-road driver training through the use of driving instructors.

·         Provide vehicle access assessments for drivers and passengers to enable them to enter / exit a vehicle and stow their mobility devices.

REQUIREMENTS:

·         Maturity, confidence and compassion to make and communicate life-altering decisions for clients with respect to community mobility.

·         Reliable, flexible, creative, self-directed professional, able to work effectively and collaboratively with administrative assistants, driving instructors as well as with families, vendors and case managers

·         Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills are a must

·         A positive work attitude and excellent attendance record is essential

·         Competence in the learning and use of various computer applications including MS Word, Excel (basics), Power Point, Outlook as well as client management software

·         Advanced knowledge of driving, licensing requirements and vehicles is a benefit

·         Valid driver’s license and use of a vehicle is required

·         Registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario is required

·         A Masters or B.Sc. in Occupational Therapy or equivalent is required.

·         Experience in the driver rehabilitation and vehicle modification field are preferred. CDR designation is an asset.

·         Experience working in auto-sector and with HCAI is a strong advantage

·          BLS & CPR certificate

About Us:

At SE, we love what we do.  Every day, we bring hope and happiness to clients, homes, and communities across Canada.  We treat each person with dignity and love, like our own family; we build empathy; and we do the right thing. We are always inspired to make a difference. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, we share knowledge, provide the best care, and help each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing. We are an inclusive workplace offering competitive pay, benefits, pension, and work life balance. We’re a great place to work, and we hope you’ll join our team.

Please note that due to the unprecedented circumstance of the Global Pandemic and the resultant public health crisis; and in the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and greater good of public health, SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose

SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact the Talent Acquisition team at  careers@sehc.com  at your earliest convenience.

Please apply online TriptiAvasthi@sehc.com

 

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