Occupational Therapist


West Parry Sound Health Centre

Located on the coast of beautiful Georgian Bay, our facility offers the best that both nature and technology can offer. We work in one of Canada’s most modern health care facilities and live in one of Canada’s top outdoor adventure destinations. You can get from desk to dock in 10 minutes!Being a member of the WPSHC team means you work with a leadership team that is collaborative and approachable. WPSHC team members are passionate and dedicated to delivering high-quality patient and family-centered care. Our team approach offers Occupational Therapists the opportunity to use their complete skill set in a modern environment.


West Parry Sound Health Centre, Parry Sound


WPSHC currently has an opening for an Occupational Therapist to join our organization in Parry Sound, Ontario. Candidates will enjoy the opportunity to rotate through in-patient and out-patient settings and may have the opportunity to participate in the provision of home and community care. Clinicians experience a diverse caseload within a variety of both established and evolving programs. Candidates work closely with an interdisciplinary team, including physicians, surgeons, specialists, nurses, allied health professionals, home and community care providers, and rehabilitation assistants.

Your responsibilities will include:

Assessing patients' physical, cognitive, and emotional abilities and needs
Identifying supports and barriers in patients' home and/or work environment
Developing treatment plans based on assessment findings that are grounded in best practices
Recommending adaptations to meet patient goals and improve independence
Collaborating with the interdisciplinary team to provide high quality patient care
Documenting progress for evaluation, billing, and reporting purposes


Basic Requirements
• Current license or eligibility for membership with the College of Occupational Therapist of Ontario;
• Valid G driver’s license, along with reliable transportation and appropriate insurance;
• Willingness to participate in a new role emerging practice area with community paramedicine;
• Excellent verbal and written communication with the ability to adapt approach to target audiences
• Demonstrated skills and experience in health care teaching and a client centered approach;
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team;
• Demonstrated satisfactory attendance levels, work performance, disciplinary history, and positive work references;
• Demonstrated knowledge of various computer applications and software;
• Current CPR Basic Rescuer Certificate;
• Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the core values of the West Parry Sound Health Centre: Compassion, Accountability, Rights and Responsibilities, Excellence, and Safety.

Preferred Qualifications
• Previous experience working the community and performing home safety assessments;
• Previous experience in adult education;
• Previous experience in an acute care setting
• Previous experience in inpatient rehabilitation
• Previous experience in neurological rehabilitation
• Previous experience in hand therapy and/or splint fabrication
• An ADP authorizer in Wheelchairs, Seating and Mobility Devices;
• Previous experience in assessment and treatment of cognitive disorders;
• A minimum of two years’ experience in occupational therapy;

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Full Time


$40.36-$56.30 per hour, based upon experience


In return for your dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive hourly salary based on your experience. In addition, you can look forward to the following array of benefits:

Comprehensive Extended Health and Dental Benefits
Membership in Hospitals of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)
Hospitals of Ontario Life Insurance Plan Life Insurance and AD&D 
Hospitals of Ontario Disability Insurance Plan Disability Insurance 
Bursary funding and paid time for education and professional development
Wellness program, including an onsite gym
Relocation assistance from $2500 to $5000 depending on your location

Best of all, you will be welcomed into a supportive interdisciplinary team environment that will allow you to develop a wide breadth of skills. This is an opportunity to grow in an established and highly respected organization, using your experience and skills to inspire a direct and positive impact on the community.

Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your skills in a collaborative working environment - Apply Now! 



Heather Murch

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Heather Murch


Human Resources Advisor


6 Albert St. Parry Sound, ON


705-746-4540 ext 2417





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