Alberta Health Services

Therapy Assistant


Your Opportunity :

This Recreation Therapy Assistant position is a 6 month Temporary FTE position with the possibility of extension. The role provides program and patient support and is an important member of the Recreation Therapy team in Long Term Care at St.

Theresa’s General Hospital in Fort Vermilion, AB. You will play a key role in supporting residents to participate in recreational programming, working in collaboration with and under the supervision of the Recreation Therapist.

Duties include social and leisure program planning and implementation, program organization, and support of daily activities.

In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Northern Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $6,300.

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

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.

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.

Posted in 24/08/2022

Expired in 02/12/2022

This vacancy has been closed