In 2015, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, Circle of Care, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and Mount Sinai Hospital, came together to form Sinai Health System – and leverage our collective expertise and create a system that better responds to the changing needs of our patients, families and clients. Sinai Health has a bold vision and strategy for the future: To create Canada's leading health system pushing the boundaries to realize the best health and care for complex patients.
A key enabler of this vision is Sinai Health’s People Plan – which provides an explicit commitment to our people about our commitment to creating a workplace culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in order to ultimately provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers.
To support us on our journey, Sinai Health System is looking for an Occupational Therapist to support our Rehabilitation Department at our Mount Sinai Hospital.
The caseload for this role will include patients across all acute care areas: inpatients on the Psychiatry unit with a variety of acute psychiatric and geriatric psychiatry conditions, general internal medicine, surgery, orthopaedics and emergency.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties of a staff Occupational Therapist are primarily clinical. However, all Occupational Therapists at Mount Sinai Hospital are expected to participate in teaching activities with the University of Toronto and seek a status appointment. The staff Occupational Therapist is encouraged to participate in research activities that are aligned with patient care, inpatient unit and/or organizational goals.
Assessment, planning and therapeutic intervention for an assigned patient caseload according to Occupational Therapy scope of practice
Appropriate documentation of Occupational Therapy activities
Record workload measurement
Participation in inter-professional clinics and rounds
Facilitation of therapy groups
Program development and evaluation
Supervision of OTA/PTA’s as per college guidelines
Participate in teaching activities for Occupational Therapy students, including provision of clinical placements, laboratory teaching, and classroom teaching
Participate in teaching students from other disciplines
Participate in development of student programs
Provide in-service education as appropriate to colleagues
Participate in research activities as appropriate within the Department of Rehabilitation in collaboration with other departments/professions
Currently registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario in good standing
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent occupational therapy clinical skills with a broad variety of diagnostic groups
Demonstrated excellent skills in collaboration with inter-professional team
Excellent facilitation skills to provide therapy groups, functional and cognitive assessment, comprehensive patient focused discharge planning for adults with a variety of complex medical and psychiatric/mental health problems
Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance record