Therapy Assistant - Occupational | A-15

Therapy Assistant - Occupational | A-15

09 Sep
Alberta Health Services
Peace River

09 Sep

Alberta Health Services

Peace River

Your Opportunity:

This is a Casual Occupational Therapy Assistant position to provide relief for staff absences and is based out of the Peace River Health Centre in Peace River, AB. This position is an opportunity to work to in a variety of clinical settings in a rural environment. This includes working with a multidisciplinary team in acute care, long term care and outpatient settings. You will be providing services under the direction of the Occupational Therapist and this position will give you the opportunity to work with clients of all ages as you assist in providing Rehabilitation services to the area. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000.

This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.


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 PCRVR CHC Occup.Therapy

Primary Location: Peace River Comm Hlth Ctr

Multi-Site: Not Applicable

FTE: 0.00

Posting End Date: 16-SEP-2021

Employee Class: Casual/Relief

Date Available: 01-OCT-2021

Hours per Shift: 7.75

Length of Shift in weeks: Varies

Shifts per cycle: Varies

Shift Pattern: Days

Days Off: Saturday/Sunday

Minimum Salary: $24.08

Maximum Salary: $30.18

Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided

Required Qualifications:

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

Additional Required Qualifications:

Valid Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required.

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