EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (4000-211) OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - KUUJJUAQ
The Ungava Tulattavik Health Center is a multivocational institution in Nunavik, which serves seven villages of the coast of Ungava Bay including Kuujjuaq, where is located the administrative center. The Health Center has nearly 500 full-time employees, a team of doctors, dentists and pharmacists, and manages a budget of $80 millions.
The Health Center seeks to receive application for different types of assignments that are available immediately or will become available in the coming months :
Temporary replacement (35 hours/week) for a duration of 3 to 12 months
Recall list to perform vacation replacements of regular staff (1 month at a time, three or four times per year)
Possibility in the future to obtain a permanent full-time position
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: If you are now working within MHSS you are entitled to ask for a "leave of absence to work in a northern institution" (ref: articles 18.05 CSN Collective Agreement).
FUNCTIONS: Under the authority of the Head of programs Home Care : the person evaluates the clients (capacity and difficulty to perform tasks, physical environment and social environment), designs, defines and implements intervention plans. The occupational therapist evaluates the progress of the beneficiaries in accordance to established objectives, writes in observation reports and records treatments given in the beneficiary’s file. The person is requested to work with other professionals in different multidisciplinary teams (short term unit, Elders’ Home and Home Care) and supply services to a variety of clients. If necessary, may be requested to travel in other communities. Must perform other related duties as required.
Must have a first cycle terminal diploma in occupational therapy
Member of “Ordre professionnel des Ergothérapeutes du Québec »;
Relevant experience in evaluation and treatment with varied clientele (children, adults and elders) also in adaptation of residence and technical aids; experience with multiethnic client will be consider an important asset;
Bilingualism is essential (French-English), spoken and written. Knowledge of Inuktitut would be an asset
Capacity to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationship;
Large capacity for adaptation and autonomy;
Sense of organization, leadership, dynamism and self confidence
SALARY: Min.: $ 910.35 Max.: $1 621.55 / 35 hours
ISOLATION PREMIUM: $ 188.18 / week or more, as per the family status
HIGH COST OF LIVING: $ 59.14 / week or more, as per the family status
RETENTION PREMIUM: Starting at $ 114.99 / week
If you have the desire to live an experience in a Nordic context, we invite you to join our team. Anyone recruited in Quebec more than 50 kilometers from the locality where he is required to perform its functions, shall be entitled to annual trips (3 or 4 times per year as per the family status), moving and storage expenses if applicable, and free lodging provided as per his family situation (transit or shared lodging, temporarily, if required).
Please send your application in French and English:
By Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
By Fax : 819-964-2071
Note: Only the selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.
* Candidates who are beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement shall receive priority.