Occupational Therapist

By | February 26, 2019

Description

Lifemark began in 1998 and is currently in a period of significant expansion. Born and bred in Canada, Lifemark has over 2,000 employees and provides services in over 150 physiotherapy clinics in 8 provinces. In addition, Lifemark operates a Seniors Wellness division providing services to over 165 long-term care and retirement homes in Ontario and BC, as well as a homecare division operating under the Community Advantage Rehab brand. Lifemark is also a leading provider of Medical Assessments performing independent medical assessments across Canada under the Viewpoint brand. Our for Seniors Wellness is responsible for a wide range of activities. They will travel to various locations in the area, making mobility to see clients a must. Responsibilities include: Perform clinical evaluations, including admission assessments, ADL assessments, specialized seating and positioning assessments Identification of appropriate equipment needs with initiation of recommendations Consult with local vendors regarding equipment trials and complete applications/funding letters to Ministry of Health, insurance agencies and other funding parties Provide informal education on seating and positioning, independence with activities of daily living, wheelchairs and adaptive aides as well as providing ongoing education to clients and family to improve function, independence and safety Provide ongoing evaluation of restraint use, wound prevention, falls and injury prevention. Record assessment and treatment interventions in the client’s chart as per guidelines established by the College of Occupational Therapists Successful applicants will possess: Minimum 2 years experience as a fully Registered Occupational Therapist is preferred Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy Registration with the provincial association of Occupational Therapists
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