Endless Skies, Wide-open Spaces, and Big Fun. Lethbridge is a vibrant community of 105,000 with a thriving agri-food scene, amazing local attractions and 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites are just a day trip away, Lethbridge is your hub for fun in Southern Alberta. This Therapy Assistant position is a part of the dynamic Audiology and Children’s Allied Health program. Based out of the Lethbridge office our multidisciplinary team consists of Occupational Therapy, Audiology, Case Management, Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology and Therapy Assistants. Our pediatric program follows the AHS Rehabilitation Model of Care with a primary focus on birth to 6 years of age, with limited services for those aged 6 thru 18.
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
- Unit and Program: Audiology and Children's Allied Health
- Primary Location: Melcor Centre
- Location Details: As Per Location
- Multi-Site: Not Applicable
- FTE: 0.00
- Posting End Date: 29-MAY-2023
- Employee Class: Casual/Relief
- Date Available: 08-JUN-2023
- Hours per Shift: 7.75
- Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
- Shifts per cycle: Varies
- Shift Pattern: Days
- Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
- Minimum Salary: $25.11
- Maximum Salary: $31.48
- 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:As required.
Preferred Qualifications:Previous pediatric experience is an asset.