Pediatric Occupational Therapist

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Date Posted: 11/27/2023

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Reference No.: 2023-1295

Position Type: Permanent

Closing the Gap Healthcare (CTG) is dedicated to providing Canadians with the highest level of care across a wide range of home and community settings.

 

We are looking for a Pediatric Occupational Therapist that can specialize in pediatric therapy care within Toronto. This position is with our School-based Rehabilitation Program and our complex core clients in schools and homes. Our Pediatric Occupational Therapists enjoy a steady schedule during the school year and an optional lighter workload during the summer months if desired. If you are looking for an environment where you can be challenged and will get the best of both worlds while specializing your therapy skills to improve the well-being of your pediatric clients, then this role might be the one for you.

 

We have an urgent need for a full time or part time Pediatric Occupational Therapist who can work within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

 

What you will be doing:

  • Support a school-based rehabilitation program for children and youth with therapy needs. You will assess and build client and family centered therapy care plans based on the students’ developmental needs (e.g. fine motor difficulties and sensory processing goals)
  • Provide care to complex pediatric clients (neurological and musculoskeletal conditions) within the GTA community within clients homes and schools. You will build therapy care plans and recommend equipment based on the clients developmental, safety, and functional needs.
  • As a pediatric client advocate, you will facilitate a partnership between families, schools, and the local healthcare systems to ensure that your clients are able to attend school, participate in school activities and engage successfully with the curriculum.

 

What you can expect:

As a member of Closing the Gap Healthcare’s Team Made for Caringtm, you can expect:

  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) 
  • Comprehensive health and dental package, including support for mental health
  • Extensive onboarding, orientation, and mentorship programs to put you on a path to success
  • Paid educational benefits for continuing professional development
  • A culture of performance recognition and appreciation
  • A commitment to excellence.

 

Skills needed for success:

  • Current active registration and is in good standing as an Occupational Therapist with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Previous experience Pediatric experience is preferred
  • ADP Authorizer or willingness to be trained is preferred
  • Must have a Valid Driver’s License and the use of a reliable vehicle

 

Who we Are:

 

Closing the Gap Healthcare (CTG) is proud to be a Canadian-owned, award-winning, fully accredited, and publicly funded organization.

We are A Team Made for CaringTM dedicated to providing people of all ages the highest level of care across a wide range of home, community-based, and clinic healthcare services. Our philosophy and care approach are based on ethical principles and compassion, together with our commitment to meet the highest practice standards.

 

The Not So Fine Print:

We are excited you are considering applying to become a valued member of our “Team Made for Caring”.

 

This position is open to individuals who are eligible to work in Canada, and who meet all the essential requirements stated above. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under the CTG Accessibility policy.

 

Closing the Gap is committed to a high-quality and safe environment for our team members and clients/families. At Closing the Gap, we strongly encourage all new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza as unvaccinated team members put themselves, co-workers, their clients, their client’s families, and CTG’s communities at unnecessary risk.

 

Closing the Gap is committed to the success of all its team members. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at jobs@closingthegap.ca at your earliest convenience.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below. 
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Closing the Gap Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.