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Occupational Therapist
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ALB00162802 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Rocky Mountain House is a friendly, multicultural town that provides residents with an outstanding quality of life in an active community. Less than an hour west of the city of Red Deer, Rocky Mountain House is the gateway to the David Thompson Country/Recreation Area, as well as Banff and Jasper National Parks. The area is rich in outdoor recreation opportunities with camping, fishing, hiking, geocaching, golfing, sightseeing, adventure tours to name a few! The town’s slogan is “where adventure begins” for good reason! You must check out the Rocky/Nordegg Trail and the West Country for a majestic mountain experience without the congestion of the national parks. As an Occupational Therapist II in this community role, your time will be spent in mixed service streams that include Acute Care, Outpatients and Home Care. You will be expected to communicate and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team regarding your clients in the various service areas. In this role you will be supported by the Allied Health Area Manager and Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Lead, with opportunities to connect with professional in surrounding areas. You will provide clinical direction to a Therapy Assistant and may, on occasion, be offered the opportunity to provide clinical placements for Occupational Therapy or Therapy Assistant students.

Description:

As an Occupational Therapist II, you will be responsible for coordination of occupational therapy and other allied health clinical services within a program or service area. You will provide supervision of students and team members as assigned. As an Occupational Therapist II, you will be responsible to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team where you will be an integral member, providing leadership to other healthcare professionals. You will be making day-to-day clinical decisions on patient/family needs regarding assessment, intervention, discharge and follow-up. You will make decisions and advise team members on complex clinical cases and provide clinical leadership within the program or service area to ensure safe, efficient and effective client care. You will ensure occupational therapy practice is evidence-based and in alignment with Alberta legislation and regulations, professional standards of practice, code of ethics and AHS policy and guidelines. You will be providing coordination of the day-to-day operations of an assigned service area and monitoring care delivery, identifying service needs and assisting other medical staff with caseload management, completing chart audits and providing follow-up and feedback to staff. You will be participating in program development and operational planning and representing the department on committees or programs. You will be making decisions on staffing level requirements, workflow and caseload priorities in collaboration with managers and other healthcare providers. As assigned, you will carry out the roles of a direct clinical service provider, consultant, educator and/or advocate in your program or service area.

  • Classification: Occupational Therapist II
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: Occupational Therapy HC
  • Primary Location: Rocky Mountain House HC
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 26-OCT-2020
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 06-NOV-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $39.42
  • Maximum Salary: $52.36
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
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:

A valid driver’s license and vehicle are required for this position. Heart & Stroke: BCLS-HCP certification required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Current AADL Authorizer 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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