Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Occupational Therapist.

Position Profile Requirements:

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Strong team work and communication skills
  • Motivated professional who can work with minimal supervision
  • Strong knowledge of practice and regulations
  • Travel to all WAHA sites

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide assessment, treatment, and education to all inpatient, outpatient, and regional clients
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate methods of treatment while modifying when necessary
  • Contributes to departmental operational plan while advancing the goals and objectives of the organization
  • Develops, establishes, and maintains standards of knowledge, skills, and competence by developing programs to promote continuing education


  • Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy and registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO)
  • Experience working in a hospital setting is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a large/diversified workload with rapidly changing priorities and challenging deadlines
  • ADP authorizer for mobility devices (wheelchairs & walkers) – or willing to obtain upon hire
  • Experience with amputee rehabilitation an asset
  • Knowledge and sensitivity of Indigenous health issues and of the geographic region


  • Defined contribution pension plan with HOOPP, health and welfare benefits
  • Subsidized housing and relocation provided
  • Opportunities for education, training and professional development
  • Northern allowance, retention bonus and travel benefit

Apply in writing to, quoting Competition #2019-094 :

  • This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired
  • Only those selected for an interview will be contacted
  • For more information, visit our website at 
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