Occupational Therapist
Job Description

Occupational Therapist - Lifemark
Truro, NS

As Canada’s largest physiotherapy company, Lifemark is passionate about enriching the health of Canadians through movement. While physiotherapy remains a core service, Occupational Therapy is integral in supporting the psychosocial recovery of our clients. We believe when you move better, you feel better. This is at the heart of everything we do, and we are seeking an Occupational Therapist who shares this same philosophy.

Lifemark is currently hiring a full-time Occupational Therapist in Truro, NS.

If you’re a clinician who thrives in a dynamic out-patient clinic and is passionate about helping our clients get back to meaningful activities of daily living, you belong here!

Your Day-to-Day

  • Assessing client’s physical and/or cognitive functioning within the clinic and community settings. Common assessments include: job demands analyses, functional capacity evaluations, cognitive abilities evaluations, ergonomic, attendant care, and pre-employment assessments
  • Creating and implementing individualized treatment plans based on analysis and clinical reasoning
  • Educating clients on topics such as safe body mechanics, cognitive behavioral strategies, and functional tolerance activities
  • Supporting return-to-work programs (job coaching, accommodation recommendations)
  • Utilizing e-charting software to document treatment sessions; submitting reports to stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Participating in case conferences and case management
  • Collaborating with the inter-professional team at your clinic
  • Supervising Occupational Therapy students (as preferred)
  • Networking with all stakeholders to promote Lifemark OT programs
  • Managing caseload in a fast-paced environment

 

What You Bring to the Team:

  • Registration (member in good standing) with the provincial College of Occupational Therapists
  • A valid driver’s license and have access to a reliable vehicle (required)
  • Previous experience treating clients with physical, neurological, and/or mental health conditions
  • Ability to be autonomous; working both independently and as part of the team
  • Demonstrated commitment to post-graduate professional development
  • Previous experience supporting auto insurance, long term disability, and WCB referrals is a strong asset


Why Lifemark:

We live our values in everything thing we do - striving for simplicity, doing the right thing, being inclusive and welcoming, and having fun! We go the extra kilometer by offering our employees:

  • Competitive salary with benefits package
  • Annual continuing education allowance with a variety of internal training opportunities
  • Collaborative, multidisciplinary work environment
  • Specialty physiotherapy-based services such as pelvic health, vestibular, concussion, and cancer rehab
  • Virtual Care platform and E-charting software
  • Pathways for clinical leadership
  • National Partner of Special Olympics Canada
  • GoodLife Fitness discount

 




Apply today! Visit www.lifemark.ca/careers for more information.