Overview




Job title: Saint John Occupational Therapist 1 (OT01) PCN 1258025

Company: Horizon Health Network

Job description: JOB PURPOSE
The Occupational Therapist – Addictions and Mental Health is responsible for providing assessment, consultation and clinical services to enable individuals to engage in occupations of life.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • A University degree in a related field.
  • Must be registered and a member in good standing with the New Brunswick Association of Occupational Therapists and eligible for membership in the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists.
  • Two years experience in the Mental Health field would be an asset.
  • Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Good work record.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
The Occupational Therapist – Addictions and Mental Health is responsible for:

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  • Participating in interdisciplinary care planning
  • Assessing, planning, and providing therapeutic interventions to individuals and groups
  • Using assessment tools to assess mental health competencies
  • Liaising with families, employers and community stakeholders
  • Monitoring and responding to high risk mental health activities
  • Maintaining clinical records and documentation
  • Providing guidance and support to therapy assistants and other health care providers
  • Participating in developing and sharing information related to clinical skill sets, best practices and clinical guidelines

Employees are responsible to be aware of and understand Horizon’s Terms of Employment: http://skyline/EmploymentBenefits/Pages/Terms-of-your-Employment-.aspx
COMPETENCIES IDENTIFIED BY THE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS:

  • Assumes Professional Responsibility
  • Demonstrates Practice Knowledge
  • Utilizes a Practice Process
  • Thinks Critically
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Engages in Professional Development
  • Manages the Practice Environment

COMPETENCIES IDENTIFIED BY HORIZON HEALTH NETWORK:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Flexibility
  • Mentoring & Coaching
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient/Client Focus
  • Planning and Prioritizing Work
  • Problem Solving
  • Teamwork and Collaboration

Interested? Apply Today?
Horizon Health Network (Horizon) only accepts on-line applications.
About Horizon’s Recruitment Process
We thank all applicant who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. All interested applicants are encouraged to apply as an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
Horizon’s recruitment screening process may include language proficiency testing, clerical testing and/or behavioral assessment. If you are selected for testing, you will be contacted via the email address provided on your application. The official results will be shared with the candidate, Human Resources and the requesting manager electronically and language results will be placed on the personnel file for Horizon’s hiring purposes.
Diversity Statement
Horizon is committed to enhancing our diverse and inclusive environment for our employees and patients. We believe in a healthcare system that equally supports all people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, social background, religion, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or sexual orientation. An environment based on a commitment to diversity and inclusion supports our goal of safe and quality patient care.

Location: Saint John, NB – St Stephen, NB

Job date: Fri, 02 Feb 2024 02:52:07 GMT