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Occupational Therapist and Clinical Supervisor

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Competition Number: J0222-0493
Position Title: Occupational Therapist and Clinical Supervisor
Employee Group: Support Staff - USW Local 2010
Job Category: Health Care Professionals
Department or Area: School of Rehab Therapy
Location: Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Salary: $39.04 - $41.20/Hour
Grade: 09
Hours per Week: 17.5
Job Type: Permanent (Continuing)
Shift: (Part Time) Monday - Friday
Number Of Positions: 1
Date Posted: November 16, 2022
Closing Date: December 16, 2022
Additional Information:
Part-time permanent employment with flexible work arrangements from Monday to Friday between 8 am- 4 pm.

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Job Summary


A Brief Overview
This role is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new energetic team in the School of Rehabilitation at Queen's university. The Office of Partnerships and Practice Innovation develops partnerships to deliver rehabilitation services to those who would not otherwise receive rehabilitation using student learner teams. Reporting to the Clinical Lead Occupational Therapy in the Office of Partnerships and Practice Innovation the incumbent will be a registered occupational therapist who will provide fieldwork supervision to entry-level MScOT students on fieldwork placements using a group supervision model. The incumbent will guide students in all aspects of the provision of occupational therapy services to clients, including assessment, intervention, consultation and documentation in a manner that is consistent with the setting in which services are being provided. A critical responsibility of this position will be to assess the clinical skills of students, evaluate understanding and ensure safety to practice within the regulatory standards of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO). The ideal incumbent will have experience as a clinical preceptor for entry-level occupational therapy students, with knowledge of the College regulations regarding student supervision, demonstrated expertise and practice experience in multiple settings is preferred along with expert knowledge of practice standards of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.This position develops and delivers occupational therapy services in various clinical settings including hospitals, community care, and rehabilitation settings. This position guides and directs students on all aspects of occupational therapy including assessment, intervention, consultation, and documentation. This position provides feedback to students on their progress and competencies, and develops experiential student learning opportunities and activities. This position also develops and evaluates occupational therapy practice initiatives and programs.

Job Description

What you will do

  • Develops and delivers occupational therapy services in various clinical settings including hospitals, community care, and rehabilitation settings.
  • Reviews medical histories, and conducts assessments of personal, environmental, and occupational factors.
  • Addresses complex and diverse patient care needs, and develops appropriate treatment plans.
  • Guides and directs students on all aspects of occupational therapy including assessment, intervention, consultation, and documentation.
  • Supervises graduate students on fieldwork placements.
  • Monitors, assesses, reports on, and provides feedback to students on placement and reports on student progress and skills to ensure that competency and program requirements are met.
  • Provides feedback to students on their progress and competencies, and develops experiential student learning opportunities and activities.
  • Cultivates partnerships with existing and potential partner organizations and identifies new opportunities for fieldwork placement opportunities.
  • Develops and evaluates occupational therapy practice initiatives and programs.
  • Assists course coordinators with activities in preparation for clinical placements including preparing tutorials, lab demonstrations, written or audio-visual materials, and course material development.
  • Assists with curriculum development, leads group discussions, and grades exams and assignments.
  • Other duties as required in support of the department and/or unit.
Required Education
  • Master's Degree or equivalent. In addition, requires a professional designation, certification, or other qualification, or on-going learning to remain ahead of changes in technology or emerging fields.
    Required Experience
    • More than 3 years and up to and including 5 years of experience.
    Required Licenses and Certifications
    • A Registered Occupational Therapist designation is required.
    • G Driver's Licence required.

    Consideration may be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Job Knowledge and Requirements
    • Knowledge of concepts and principles in a specialist field that is typically acquired through a combination of advanced professional or academic qualifications and/or significant work experience.
    • Provide expert advice, guidance and consultation on highly complex issues and/or where the outcome may be contentious.
    • Interaction with others requires highly developed interpersonal skills to effectively persuade, negotiate, counsel, and/or consult.
    • Adapt messages to meet the different needs of different audiences.
    • Prioritize and distribute work to deliver objectives on time and to the highest standard.
    • Identify in advance when the intended results may not be achieved and develops a plan to address the gaps.
    • Lead team and project meetings and develop team/unit and departmental project plans.
    • Lead procedural or technological change within a unit or across broader university functions.
    • Identify opportunities to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of work processes.
    • Anticipate complex challenges to ensure activities are completed on time.
    • Effectively leverage relevant data as input to making decisions.
    • Appropriately assess risks before making a decision.
    • Comprehensive understanding of what sexual violence, harassment and discrimination are, and their varying effects on diverse members of the community.
    • Question and take appropriate steps to address attitudes, macroaggressions and other behaviours which are discriminatory. Acknowledges and respects diverse cultural traditions, abilities and beliefs.

    Employment Equity and Accessibility Statement

    The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

    The University provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Human Resources at hradmin@queensu.ca.

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