Occupational Therapist- Kincardine Family Health Team (Kincardine)

Organization Name
Kincardine Family Health Team (Kincardine)
Occupational Therapist
FTE Type
0.4 FTE: Part Time, Wednesdays and Fridays, 14 hours/week

1201 Queen Street
Kincardine ON N2Z 3C1

Job Description

Part-Time (Wednesdays and Fridays)
Kincardine Family Health Team

The Kincardine Family Health Team is seeking an Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our team of interdisciplinary health care providers. 

The Kincardine Family Health Team (KFHT) is a group of allied healthcare professionals with a mission to provide comprehensive patient care utilizing an interdisciplinary approach that is responsive to the needs of the community. As an Occupational Therapist with the KFHT, you will have a passion for geriatric care, health promotion, and program development. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual assessment and interventions focussed on improving or maintaining function, promoting health, supporting caregivers, and system navigation
  • Collaborate with members of the interprofessional primary care team (family physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitian, social worker, kinesiologist, respiratory therapist) to deliver comprehensive care and service coordination
  • Collaborate with partner organizations as appropriate to address patient goals and promote smooth transitions of care.
  • Maintain complete and accurate electronic medical records
  • Actively participate in program planning, quality improvement initiatives, and meetings as required
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge

Programs and Services:

  • Involvement with several programs delivered by our team, including, but not limited to:
  • General Occupational Therapy Assessments for adults and older adults
  • Home Assessments/Visits
  • MINT Memory Clinic
  • Fall Prevention
  • Pain Management
  • Mobility Device Assessments
  • Design and administer individual and group programs, both in person and using virtual platforms
  • Act as the lead or coordinator for interdisciplinary programs, subject to scope and experience
  • Provide mentorship and skills training for co-workers and students

Education / Specific Job Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Occupational Therapy
  • Current registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario and evidence of professional liability insurance
  • Vulnerable Sector Screen
  • Membership with a professional association (OSOT or CAOT) preferred


  • 2-3 years of experience in a health care setting preferred, with experience in primary health care, community health care, and/or hospital setting
  • Experience with geriatric care and caregiver teaching and support
  • Strong clinical and case management skills related to establishing, setting, treating, and monitoring patients’ functional goals and facilitating transitions in care 
  • Proven efficient and effective patient care and ability to leverage existing resources when available
  • Experience in program development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation
  • Ability to exercise sound clinical judgement and to function in an independent, self-directed manner
  • Proficiency in the use of EMR software applications and virtual communication platforms
  • Commitment to working from a community- based and health equity perspective
  • Excellent communication, organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills
  • Vestibular Assessment experience is an asset


  • HOOPP Pension participation
  • Education allowance
  • Paid parking


  • $37.50 / hour - $40.66 / hour (14 hours per week)

How to Apply

Submit your resume and cover letter through indeed or by email to prantz@kincardinefht.ca

The Kincardine Family Health Team is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Please advise us if you require accommodation during the recruitment process.

We are collaborating with the Hanover Family Health Team for the recruitment of Occupational Therapists for both of our organizations. Please also see the Hanover Family Health Team OT job posting on the Careers section at www.hanoverfht.ca for details of their temporary part-time position (Tuesdays and Thursdays).