Join us as an Occupational Therapist

Part-Time / Shared Position

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre in Eastern Passage, NS, Canada
&
The Birches in Musquodoboit Harbor, NS, Canada

Facility: Ocean View Continuing Care Centre & The Birches Nursing Home
Locations: Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia and Musquodoboit Harbor, Nova Scotia
Position Available: Part-Time 0.8 FTE

Facility Description:

Ocean View and The Birches are Registered Charities that work together to share services to best meet the needs of the residents. In total there are 213 beds in our facilities.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director Therapeutic Services, the Occupational Therapist is responsible for the day-to-day management and effective delivery of quality occupational therapy services for residents with chronic, rehabilitative, and palliative health care needs.  The OT provides direct care to a wide variety of adults using a problem solving approach and in accordance with the standards, guidelines, and scope of occupational therapy to facilitate individualized resident care.

Qualifications:

  • Clinical Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy
  • Member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia (COTNS) and the Nova Scotia Organization of Occupational Therapists (NSSOT).  Membership with or eligible for membership with the Candaian Association of Occupational Therapists
  • Demonstrated clinical experience providing OT assessments and interventions with adults and seniors
  • Demonstrated leadership, clinical reasoning, and creative problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Preferred 3-5 years experience working as a clinical OT, minimum 2 years experience in LTC
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.  Ability to interact effectively with residents and staff.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Team player with a passion for leading others to excel.
  • Experience working with a diverse and aging clientele is preferred.

We Offer:

  • Free Parking
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

Salary / Benefits: We offer a comprehensive compensation package including: a pension plan, attractive health/dental plan, and a competitive salary.

Hours of Work: The regular hours of work for this position are intended to be 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. Given the scope and responsibility of the role, on-call availability/flexibility may also a requirement.

Please be aware that Ocean View and The Birches are pet friendly environment that is home to several animals including cats, birds, and rabbits.

Please direct all applications to:
Human Resources
Email: hr@oceanv.ca
Or Fax to: 902-465-4929