Therapy Assistant - Therapeutic Recreation - Milk River

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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: Milk River Rec Therapy LTC
  • Primary Location: Milk River Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.70
  • Posting End Date: 24-NOV-2018
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp Part Time
  • Date Available: 01-JAN-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 31-MAY-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 1
  • Shifts per cycle: 4
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • 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:

Minimum 1-year experience working in a rehabilitation setting, providing therapeutic recreation for individuals with chronic disease and complex dementia needs required. Alberta Leadership and Fitness Certification with a specialty in Fitness for the Older Adult required. Valid Heart and Stroke CPR required. First Aide Certificate required. Proven organization & time management skills required. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills required. Able to accept verbal and written instructions and perform responsibilities with minimal supervision. Professional and courteous manner. Physically capable of pushing wheelchairs for an extended period of time and performing client transfers required. Established skillset with Microsoft Office essential. Punctual, meticulous, and reliable.

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required.


Contact: Alberta Health Services

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