Occupational Therapist – Adults Program

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

VHA Home HealthCare

VHA Home HealthCare (VHA) is one of the largest not-for-profit home care providers in Ontario. Our team is made up of close to 3,000 caring and committed professionals who love what they do.

Our providers tell us: “Home care is where I can truly make a difference. There is such a sense of accomplishment from helping people live independently at home.” Our teams work together to provide high quality, client-centred care to those who need it most in their homes, schools, retirement homes and other community settings.

Many of our team members manage their own schedules in the community and they say, “The freedom and flexibility can’t be beat.” Providers form meaningful bonds with the clients and families they serve over time and are supported by a diverse regional team and beneficial home office programs. Team members tell us “I love the inclusive culture.

I feel welcome and at home.”

*Pay Range*

*(Pay per visit)* $58.07 – $64.91

As an Occupational Therapist at VHA, you will be assessing and providing consultation, recommendations and interventions to adults and/or geriatric group of clients in their homes using evidence-based best practice. You will ensure coordinated delivery of care through ongoing communication with the client care team regarding plans and schedules for interventions, problem solve in collaboration with the client and care team to create opportunities for more independence and promote VHA’s core beliefs and values.

*Key Areas of Accountability*

VHA’s Occupational Therapist have the following key areas of accountability, but not limited to:
* Assesses and implements occupational therapy interventions in accordance with professional practice guidelines and standards established by VHA and the perspective regulatory college.
* Implement client interventions based on assessment information, client input and in conjunction with the client’s integrated care plan.
* Ensure that services provided are best practice, evidence-based and evaluated through the routine use of valid and reliable outcome measured.
* Ensure coordinated delivery of care through ongoing communication with all members of the client’s team regarding plans and schedules for interventions.
* Document all assessment findings, treatment plans, progress and discharge summaries of interventions as required b the profession, referral source and the organization.
* Supports safe client care through the development of knowledge and skills in accordance with our principles of continuous quality improvement.

*Required Qualifications*
* Degree in Occupational Therapy from a recognized school of Occupational Therapy.
* Member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.
* Valid Driver’s License with access to a vehicle
* Compassionate and empathetic
* Self-driven with ability to work independently
* Skilled in caseload management
* Skilled at electronic documentation
* Able to provide virtual care
* A registered ADP authorizer (asset)

*We Provide*
* Clinical and ADP Mentorship
* Clinical Lead support
* Educational and professional development
* Occupational Therapy peer support meetings monthly
* Seating and mobility problem solving sessions monthly
* Extensive orientation

*What makes VHA’s compensation unique?*
* Benefits and pension plan for permanent eligible employees
* Compensation for education and professional development
* VHA is a leading learning organization so we can provide you with comprehensive orientation and training at the start and throughout your career
* Mentorship and peer support
* Career development opportunities
* Employee and family assistance program
* Wellness resources
* Perks & discounts
* Staff & service provider events

*Accommodation and VHA’s commitment to DEI*

At VHA Home HealthCare (VHA), we passionately strive to uphold our commitments to being an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We champion inclusion and diversity in all parts of our organization and are strong believers that a diverse workforce is key to the ongoing and future success of VHA. We aim to review all applicants with fair and unbiased recruitment practices where opportunities are presented based on merits, skills, and experience.

VHA is committed to providing reasonable accommodation and our services are accessible and sensitive to the needs of diverse groups. If you require any accommodation, please let us know in advance as we are happy to comply.

*How to Apply?*

Our online application should take about 5 to 10 minutes to complete.

VHA is accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada; an RNAO Best Practice Spotlight Organization designate; and a founding member agency of United Way Greater Toronto.

Thank you to everyone who applies.

We will review applications as they are received. We’ll only be contacting those selected for further discussion.

*In every role and at every level, we lead with purpose, build bonds that matter, and we’re passionate about providing spectacular care.*

Job Type: Full-time

* Employee assistance program
* Extended health care
* Flexible schedule
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Wellness program

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