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Posted February 19, 2016

Hand Therapist- Physiotherapist/Occupational Therapist

Toronto, ONTARIO

Position: Hand Therapist- Physiotherapist/Occupational Therapist
Temporary Full Time (x1) approximately 12 months

Dept/Health System: Hand Program: Acute Hands/Plastics
Queensway Health Centre

Hours of Work/Shifts: Primarily Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Key Qualifications:

  • Registered to practice with the College of Occupational Therapists or College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Certified Hand Therapist credential preferred
  • Membership in a profession specific association preferred
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in treating hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions in an ambulatory care setting – both surgical and non-surgical preferred
  • Experienced in upper extremity mobilization techniques and splinting required
  • Experience providing services to third party payers including WSIB
  • Experience with functional ability evaluation, return to work strategies, work conditioning and pain management considered an asset
  • Evidence of continuing education, professional and personal development is required
  • Reliable, flexible, creative, self-directed professional able to work effectively and collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team
  • Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, time management, organizational skills and communication skills – including report writing skills

Position Summary:

  • Provision of acute/Plastics Hands and WSIB Specialty Hand and Wrist program assessment and treatment services
  • As an active member of the rehabilitation team practising within a modified hand delivery model, is responsible for providing expert upper extremity assessment,  goal oriented treatment interventions, education and support to address medical and emotional needs
  • May be assigned to WSIB Specialty Clinic Assessments and would be responsible for the generation and submission of formalized reports within specific timelines
  • Supervision of OTA/PTA support personnel
  • Provides therapy services in keeping with the respective College guidelines and standards of practice
  • Participates in continuous quality improvement and evaluation.

    Contributes to the overall vision/mandate of the Neuro/MSK Health System

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