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Clinical Careers

Position: Occupational Therapist
Program/Service/Department: Child Development

Competition #: 07-161
Status: Temporary Full Time (One Year Contact)
Salary: $29.64 - $35.27 per hour

Posting Date: November 14, 2021
Closing Date:
November 28, 2021

Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes assessment and intervention directed at the person, occupation and environment factors influencing occupational performance based on an understanding of the Canadian Guidelines for Client Centred Practice
  • Supports and respects the client/family’s rights to make decisions based on their own values, beliefs and experiences
  • Engages in evidence-based practice including but not limited to using outcomes measures
  • Bases practice on established policies, procedures and evidences
  • Interacts with members of the interdisciplinary team and community providers to ensure an integrated approach to service
  • Maximizes client’s functions in the area of self-care, productivity and leisure
  • Promotes and supports the physical, psychosocial and spiritual well being of clients and families
  • Collaborates with the client/family to plan, implement and evaluate care
  • Participates in quality management activities and supports the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment
  • Provides education to clients, families, staff, students and where appropriate community professionals
  • Provides assessment and treatment to clients with neurodevelopment conditions
  • Remains current with professional literature
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Graduate of an accredited Canadian Occupational Therapy program or successful completion of the Canadian Occupational Therapy examination process
  • Maintains current certificate in Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Life Saving course (BCLS)
  • Specialised clinical education an asset
  • Current License with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Membership in the Canadian Occupational Therapy Association an asset
  • Previous job related experience required
  • Knowledge of and skills in assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy, other related neurodevelopmental conditions, autism spectrum disorderspreferred
  • Paediatric experience preferred
  • Experience working in an interdisciplinary setting is preferred
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively and efficiently manage fluctuating clinical responsibilities
  • Demonstrated visionary thinking, leadership skills and systemic planning
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently

All interested candidates are invited to submit their application, quoting the competition number, to:

Human Resources
Bloorview Kids Rehab
150 Kilgour Road, Toronto, Ontario M4G 1R8
Fax: (416) 424-3868
E-mail: humanresources at bloorview dot ca *(see Note below)

*Note: Copy the above e-mail address into the To field of your e-mail message and reconstruct the e-mail address by removing the spaces and replacing the “at” and “dot” with the proper symbols (@ and .) respectively.Bloorview Kids Rehab is an equal opportunity employer.

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