Therapy Assistant - Occupational Therapy
Alberta Health Services
Smoky Lake, AB
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: Bar V Nook SL Fac.Occ Ther SL
Primary Location: Bar V Nook Manor
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.40
Posting End Date: 22-FEB-2019
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 04-MAR-2019
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 4
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $24.08
Maximum Salary: $30.18
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required

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

Additional Required Qualifications:
Experience as a therapy assistant in some or all of the following areas would be considered an asset – Occupational Therapy, Physio Therapy and Recreation Therapy. You will need a vehicle for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience working in an assisted living facility.