Permanent Full-Time Occupational Therapist



The Dryden Regional Health Centre is seeking to fill the following position with a highly motivated, team-orientated professional;

Permanent Full-Time Occupational Therapist

Reporting to the Manager- Rehabilitation Services, as an Occupational Therapist with the Dryden Regional Health Centre you will have many opportunities to challenge yourself through applying a broad range of skills to your work with our patients/clients.


  • Complete assessments, treatment and discharge planning for a 41 bed inpatients unit.
  • Working collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team to provide care and successful planning for patients to remain as independent as possible and work on discharging to the most appropriate setting
  • You will also be part of a robust Rehabilitation department consisting of 5.4 physiotherapist, 3.4 occupational therapists, 2.4 rehab assistants and 2 kinesiologists that provide outpatients, homecare and Family Health Team program support allowing for collaboration and consultation
  • Complete ADP applications for mobility devices, wheelchair prescription, home safety assessments, bathroom safety assessments, bathroom equipment recommendations, falls prevention teaching, kitchen assessments, cognitive assessments
  • Provide recommendations for managing changes in cognition, patient and family/care giver education


  • Bachelors or Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Registration, or eligibility for Registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Preference given to applicants who are Registered Assistive Devices Program (ADP) Authorizers in the Ambulation Aids, Wheelchair and Positioning Devices/Seating categories.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Demonstrated ability to apply theoretical knowledge in problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Ability to communicate clearly, teach, problem solve and organize
  • Flexibility and willingness to work as part of team
  • Effective organizational and written skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Able to work and manage a case load independently and with other multi-disciplinary team members
  • Demonstrates behaviours consistent with the Dryden Regional Health Centre's Code of Conduct,
  • Standards of Behaviour and with the DRHC Core Values; Accountability, Integrity, Humility, Compassion and Respect
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination

This is a Non Union position. Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience. Applicants are requested to forward a completed resume and cover letter to:

This posting will remain open until position is filled; interviews will commence as applications are received. Final selection may occur prior to closing. We thank all interested applicants, however only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

The Dryden Regional Health Centre recognizes that it is situated on lands of the Metis and Anishnaabe peoples of Migisi Sahgaigan, Wabigoon, and Wabauskang First Nations. We give gratitude and honor to the Ancestors, Elders, and all Anishnaabe and Metis people for sharing their resources and knowledge. As a community Health Centre, we remember that we serve the people of Treaty #3. Our goal is to improve the health of all our citizens.

The Dryden Regional Health Centre is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. As a French Language Designated Service provider, we welcome applications from bilingual candidates.

Where needed, accommodations for disabilities will be provided, on request, to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.



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