Humber River Hospital

Occupational Therapist

Posting Date 1 year ago(4/29/2022 12:56 PM)
Acute Inpatient & Allied Health Program
Occupational Therapy
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Employee Group
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Allied Health

Position Profile

Join our team of Allied Health professionals and improve patient outcomes here at Humber River Hospital.


At Humber River Hospital the Allied Health team plays a pivotal role delivering diagnostic, technical, supportive and therapeutic patient care.

Occupational Therapists are valued members of our Allied Services Department. 

Our Occupational Therapists provide evaluation, treatment, and education to assist patients in doing things with the abilities they have, and help to facilitate their activities of daily living, including the physical and cognitive aspects of their recovery.

Are you a compassionate Occupational Therapist who is focused on positively impacting patients’ quality of life? If yes, we invite you to read the details below then apply.


Reporting Relationship: Manager, Allied Health Services


Hourly Rata:  $36.87 - $45.77 per hour


Availability: Available to work on weekends on a rotational basis (Sat & Sun, and statutory holidays) within the Stroke Unit. Availability to work during the weekday within medicine/surgery units is an asset.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Providing Occupational Therapy services on weekends within the 14 bed Stroke Unit.
  • Some occasional cross coverage within the acute medicine units may be required as needed.
  • Provide appropriate assessment and treatment for referred patients.
  • Recording patient assessment, progress and discharge status.
  • Providing discharge planning in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team members, including applications to other resources.
  • Recording workload measurement data.
  • Work as a member of the health care team regarding services provided.
  • Provide consultation to other disciplines in the area of physical medicine.
  • Clinical supervisor of Rehabilitation Assistants.
  • Clinical supervisor of students, including Occupational Therapist and/or OTA/PTA students.
  • Travel and cross coverage to both the Wilson and Finch locations may be required. Access to a vehicle for cross site coverage will be an asset.




  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program.
  • Current registration in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario required.
  • Membership in CAOT preferred.
  • Alpha FIM certification and experience with e-stroke & RM&R applications is an asset
  • Previous occupational therapy in an acute setting experience is an asset. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a variety of tasks and work efficiently.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to act as a valuable part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability, creativity and resourcefulness.
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required. 


Why Humber? Why Now?

Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and live our values of CompassionProfessionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.


We are a Studer Group hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.


This position will be filled in accordance with the OPSEU 590 collective agreement.


This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.

Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.

Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Hospital.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Hospital, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee’s first date of employment  Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis


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