Occupational Therapy Jobs

Why practice OT in the Yukon?

  • Opportunities to develop skills of a generalist which results in increased professional satisfaction.
  • Great colleagues and support.
  • Strong client advocacy opportunities: Though there are not specialized resources, close collaboration helps us to meet client needs.
  • Innovative practices with clients generating interesting and practical solutions.
  • Support in training and professional development (locally and out of the territory).
  • Flexibility in hours of work, holidays, deferred leave and leave-without-pay.
  • Opportunities to travel (supported with Yukon travel bonus) and to visit rural Yukon as part of clinical positions.
  • Wilderness of the Yukon; a vast and beautiful physical environment. Ease of access to recreation activities and a life ‘out-of-doors’.
  • Strong quality of life for a family supported by a fair and generous OT salary.
  • Opportunities to work in both official languages, and with many First nations peoples.
  • Opportunities to work in areas outside of traditional scopes of practice that would not be accessible in a larger center.
  • Equitable and generous funding for medical equipment and services.
  • Reasonable pace of practice; friendly relaxed environment. Good staff to resident ratios within facilities.
  • Autonomy of practice.
  • Direct opportunities to participate in public health policy development at federal and territorial levels.

Occupational Therapy Jobs

Whitehorse General Hospital
Yukon Government Health and Social Services
Yukon Depeartment of Education
Child Development Centre