Employment - Occupational Therapist
- Provides leadership and delegates tasks to OT/PT Staff.
- Works with Management and OT/PT Staff to promote communication and compliance on company policies and procedures;
- Administers and interprets standardized and non-standardized tests and evaluations to assess resident with occupational therapy related concerns such as level of independence in activities of daily living, seating and mobility, swallowing and meal texture, pressure reduction and skin integrity, splinting.
- Develops individualized treatment plans based on clinical records, observation, and referral; confers with interdisciplinary staff regarding an overall treatment plan for residents.
- Evaluates the progress of residents in relation to occupational therapy treatment provided through use of tests and observation; confers with nursing staff and physicians regarding effectiveness of treatment.
- Prepares progress reports, funding requests, and statistical reports relating to occupational therapy treatment program and resident needs and maintains treatment records as required.
- Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team; gives evaluation and progress reports on residents. Designs and produces adaptive equipment, utensils, splints or other orthotic devices as needed for use by residents; instructs resident and staff in the use of the equipment.
- Coordinates management of facility equipment; contacts suppliers for service and maintenance of wheelchairs, geri chairs and power wheelchairs.
- Provides staff training on ergonomics, seating assessment, skin integrity, equipment and other related topics as required.
- Bilingualism (English and French) is considered an asset.
- You have a Bachelor of Science or equivalent in Occupational Therapy, and are registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia;
- You can provide a clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector screening upon hire;
- You have experience working with the elderly in a seniors’ living or long-term care environment;(considered an asset);
- A valid CPR & First Aid Certification is considered an asset.
How To Apply
Inverary Manor will be accepting applications for this opportunity via their Human Resource Information System (HRIS), or other external site. Please follow the link and the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.
This employment opportunity is open for qualified and eligible job-seekers domestically and internationally.
Applications from Foreign Nationals will be considered.
- Inverness County
- Inverary Manor
- NOC Code
- Occupational therapists (31203)
- Experience Required
- An Asset
- Available Openings
- Pay Type
- To be Determined (Negotiable)
- Estimated Weekly Hours
- Start Date
- End Date
- Language Requirements
- Bilingualism in English/French is considered an asset.
- Posted on
- May 29th 2023
- October 5th 2023
Employer Profile - Inverary Manor
- Organization ID
- Organization Name
- Inverary Manor
- Organization NAICS
- Health Care and Social Assistance (62)
- 72 Maple St
- Postal Code