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Occupational Therapy/Physio
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00115662 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

As a Recreation Therapist Therapy Assistant, you will take a supportive role in ensuring that the level of therapeutic recreation practice in your clinical area is evidence based, patient-and family-centred and in accordance with policies, procedures and standards of practice. You will provide clinical support to ensure safe and efficient care as well as provide the therapeutic recreation diversional therapy in providing care of the patient (client, resident). You will participate in program development to ensure effective delivery of services, including the development of protocols, forms, education, and quality improvement initiatives. You will collaborate and communicate with the health care team and participate in patient rounds, family conferences and meetings as required.

Description:

As a Therapy Assistant, you will work both individually and as part of an interprofessional team under the assignment, monitoring and evaluation of an audiologist, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, recreation therapist or speech-language pathologist. You will contribute to effective and efficient rehabilitation services including direct and indirect client care across the health care continuum (healthy living, getting better, living with illness and disability, end of life care) for all ages as well as non-client service provision. This role will require you to work effectively with internal and external partners, and display professionalism and strong ethics in both client centered care and participation in care teams. You will demonstrate evidence of reflective thinking and lifelong learning that enhances individual and team competency. You will have opportunities to use your interpersonal and clinical skills in contributing to quality improvement, program planning and student supervision.

  • Classification: Therapy Assistant
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: NZ MTHPE HC Recreation
  • Primary Location: Mayerthorpe Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.69
  • Posting End Date: 10-JAN-2020
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 20-JAN-2020
  • Temporary End Date: 30-APR-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.67
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 7
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $24.08
  • Maximum Salary: $30.18
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of diploma from an accredited post-secondary rehabilitation Therapy Assistant program or equivalent training may be considered.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required.

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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