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Therapy Assistant - Recreation

Occupational Therapy/Physio
Alberta Health Services
ALB00041752 Requisition #
Thanks for your interest in the Therapy Assistant - Recreation position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 1,199 open jobs by clicking here.
  • Classification: Therapy Assistant
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: Recreation Therapy LTC
  • Primary Location: Hanna Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 16-MAY-2018
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 28-MAY-2018
  • Temporary End Date: 24-MAY-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.5
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • 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:

Therapeutic Recreation Assistant or equivalent diploma/certification from a recognized post secondary institution required. Minimum 1-year experience working in a Therapeutic Recreation position with seniors and/or individuals with challenges. Valid CPR certificate required (must achieve within 3-months). Proven organizational & time management skills. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Able to accept verbal and written instructions. Able to work with minimal supervision. Professional and courteous manner. Physically capable of pushing wheelchairs for an extended period of time and performing client transfers. Computer experience in Microsoft Word and Excel. Class 4 license required (must achieve within 3-month) and able to safely operate a Handibus. Preference will be given to candidates who currently hold these qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications:

Alberta Leadership and Fitness Certification with a specialty in Fitness for the Older Adult an asset. Knowledge of medical terminology an asset. Diploma from a recognized Recreation Therapy Assistant program. Previous experience in the field of Recreation is an asset.

Please note:

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


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