OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Temporary Full-Time

Maternity Leave Contract

Starting June 2018

Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) is seeking an Occupational Therapist to work in a collaborative interprofessional team in Cobourg.  The successful candidate will provide occupational therapy services to a wide variety of patients within the NFHT with a particular focus on geriatrics through our Seniors Assessment and Primary Care Memory Clinic programs. The successful candidate will be well organized with excellent clinical/critical thinking skills and able to work both independently and within a team environment. This position comes with paid vacation and an opportunity to enroll in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).

NFHT is a non-profit, primary health care organization providing over 26,000 patients with timely access to a comprehensive range of services and programs aimed at managing and preventing disease and improving health status. The inter-professional team includes family physicians and professional staff, including nurses and nurse practitioners, occupational and physical therapists, dietitians, social workers, pharmacist, chiropodist and respiratory therapist, who work together to provide person-centred, effective, collaborative and integrated care.

For more information about our organization, please visit www.nfht.ca.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy and registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO) and professional liability insurance
  • Previous experience in a primary care setting and/or geriatrics/dementia/comprehensive geriatric assessment is an asset
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Basic CPR certification
  • Current Ontario Drivers’ License.
  • Excellent oral, written skills and report writing in a clinical setting
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and electronic medical record systems

Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume to Adrienne Bell-Smith at abell-smith@nfht.ca.  We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

NFHT is committed to an inclusive and accessible work environment and supports the compliance of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). NFHT requests that job applicants requiring accommodation inform them so that suitable arrangements can be prepared to take into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

 

Mental Health Clinician – MSW

Permanent – Part Time

An exciting opportunity is now available for a Part Time (0.5 Full Time Equivalent) Mental Health Clinician  to work in a collaborative model of care in Cobourg as part of an interdisciplinary team. The successful candidate will provide a full range of counselling, consultation and education to patients requiring mental health support. The NFHT Mental Health program at the NFHT maximizes the overall mental health of patients and families through prevention, early identification and timely mental health services. The goal of the program is to enhance, restore and maintain psychosocial functioning of patients through provision of time-limited mental health counselling and group programming. The Mental Health Clinician will provide individual, couples and family therapy in one-on-one and group formats and support other NFHT programs and services. This position comes with paid vacation, benefits and an opportunity to enroll in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).

NFHT is a non-profit, primary health care organization providing over 26,000 patients with timely access to a comprehensive range of services and programs aimed at managing and preventing disease and improving health status. The inter-professional team includes family physicians and professional staff, including nurses and nurse practitioners, occupational and physical therapists, dietitians, social workers, pharmacist, chiropodist and respiratory therapist, who work together to provide person-centred, effective, collaborative and integrated care.

For more information about our organization, please visit www.nfht.ca.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Masters degree in Social Work and membership with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and professional liability insurance
  • Expertise delivering specific therapeutic approaches such as cognitive behavior therapy, brief solution focused approach, mindfulness based stress management practices an asset
  • Previous experience in a primary care setting and/or counselling with pre-teen/teenage clientele an asset
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Basic CPR certification
  • Current Ontario Drivers’ License.
  • Excellent oral, written skills and report writing in a clinical setting
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and electronic medical record systems

Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume to Adrienne Bell-Smith at abell-smith@nfht.ca.  We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

NFHT is committed to an inclusive and accessible work environment and supports the compliance of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). NFHT requests that job applicants requiring accommodation inform them so that suitable arrangements can be prepared to take into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

 

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