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Organization Overview VON is Canada's largest, national, not-for-profit, charitable home and community care organization. We are a national health organization and registered charity offering a wide range of community health care solutions that meet the needs of Canadians from coast to coast. VON is committed to continuous quality improvement and is accredited by the Accreditation Canada.
Req/Job ID 4183 - SL - TFT
Position Title Occupational Therapist
Employee Group Temporary, Full-Time
On Call Yes
Program/Department Occupational Therapy
Salary $26-$29/hr
Job Summary

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for the provision and management of cost effective assessment and treatment interventions care to individuals and/or families in the community. Care is provided within the framework of quality & risk management and the standards and scope of practice set by VON and the provincial regulatory body for the Registered Occupational Therapist.


This position is being posted for maternity leave coverage, and is anticipated to run from May 15, 2013 to July 15, 2014.

This position has the possibility of extending into a permanent one based upon client volumes, with business needs being assessed towards the end of the temporary role.
  • Conducting independent assessments on clients
  • Health teaching facilitation and development 
  • Problem solve and adapt to independent practice
  • Work collaboratively as a member of a interdisciplinary team
  • BA or Masters in OT and current license to practice in Ontario
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a vehicle for travel to service locations
  • CPR & First Aid
  • Two years related clinical practice experience primarily with adults preferred
  • Experience in community health preferred
  • ADP authorizer an asset
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Interpersonal relationship building


Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: fast-paced environment; attention to detail; lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; fine hand movements.

Date Posted 3/7/2013
Deadline Date 3/20/2013
City Sarnia
Province Ontario [ON]
Compensation & Benefits Overview

VON Canada offers:

  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Training and skills development
  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive compensation
  • Group benefit coverage
  • Pension plan
  • Annual vacation and sick leave entitlement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee recognition programs
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