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Occupational Therapist I - Medicine Team

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Occupational Therapist
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00118116 Requisition #
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  • Classification: Occupational Therapist I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: UA-Med Inpt Occup Therapy-EDM
  • Primary Location: U of A Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 17-SEP-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 27-SEP-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $37.30
  • Maximum Salary: $49.65
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of master's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited university program or bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited university program and related experience. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Current Basic Life Support (BLS-HCP) certification is required. Experience in acute care in the areas of ADL, cognitive, edema, and functional assessment and interventions as well as falls and pressure injury prevention is required. Your quality of work must meet departmental and organizational expectations. Demonstrated clarity in your communication, organization, and consistency of ideas, both verbally and written, including clinical documentation, is required. You must be highly motivated, confident, and enthusiastic individual with a positive attitude whose work aligns with AHS Values. You must be able to act quickly and decisively using critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Able to utilize strong judgment by analyzing facts, considering the impact, and arriving at a sound conclusion, seeking counsel when appropriate. You can work independently and as a part of the team creating strong, effective interpersonal working relationships with peers and other caregivers. You are a reliable worker who uses time effectively and is able to prioritize and complete tasks in a busy work environment. You have effective teaching skills for students and other professionals. AHS or Covenant Health experience preferred. Basic computer skills are a must, and familiarity with Netcare, Outlook and other electronic medical records are preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experiences with the complex patient populations (chronic disease management, orthopedics, end of life, trauma, post ICU, and dementia), assessment and treatment skills (splinting, edema management, wound care, cognition and discharge planning) and different environments (acute, community, LTC) are assets. Experience assigning, supervising, and evaluating tasks provided to therapy assistants is preferred. One (1) year acute experience in the Edmonton Zone is preferred.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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