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    Occupational Therapist Job Opportunity

    Full-Time/Part-Time Position

    Job Summary

    SickKids’ Boomerang Health is an independent paediatric healthcare centre, located in York Region, that provides greater access to community-based services for children and adolescents. Through our interdisciplinary team, we offer physician and rehabilitation services, including groups and camps. We are committed to helping parents find solutions and manage their children’s health and well-being. We do this by striving for a seamless and positive healthcare experience, and providing high standards of care.

    We are seeking an occupational therapist to join our multi-disciplinary team. A strong applicant has experience working with children of varying ages with a variety of concerns and conditions. You will work with a team of professionals dedicated to providing the highest standard of convenient, accessible care. This is your chance to join and contribute to a great organization.

    • This position is part-time and requires availability on weekends and evening hours (4:00-8:00 pm)
    • Work will be a mix of in-person at the clinic, school-based care and some virtual care
    • Provides comprehensive occupational therapy assessments and intervention to children with a variety of occupational performance issues (OPIs)
    • Follows evidence-based approaches to assessment and treatment
    • Provides education and feedback to families
    • Communicates effectively and maintains relationships with referring physicians, healthcare providers and other relevant community stakeholders
    • Manages a varied caseload and meets required timelines
    • Maintains complete and accurate medical records using an electronic (computerized) system
    • Other duties as required

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy, with experience in paediatric assessment and treatment
    • Registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO)

    Experience/Skills

    • A minimum of three years of experience is preferred
    • Strong proficiency in assessment and evidence-based occupational therapy interventions with children. Experience treating the following areas is an asset:
      • Feeding
      • Fine motor
      • Sensory processing
      • Self-regulation
      • Motor planning
    • Experience providing care virtually
    • Proven ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
    • Utilizes critical thinking and problem solving skills
    • Efficient time management and organizational skills are required
    • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills in English
    • Proficient oral and written communication skills in French is an asset

    To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to Vanessa Lombardo, Program Leader of the Occupational Therapy department at Boomerang Health – vanessa.lombardo@boomeranghealth.com.

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