Therapy Assistant – Chinook Regional Hospital

In by Melissa

Alberta Health Services
May 25, 2023
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
$25.11-$31.48 an hour
  • Lethbridge


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Day shift

Your Opportunity:

This therapy assistant supports both occupational therapy and physiotherapy at Chinook Regional Hospital. The days of work are Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Responsibilities include implementing therapy programs as directed by the Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist, communication with the multidisciplinary team, and maintenance of the department therapy equipment.


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: Occupational Therapy
  • Primary Location: Chinook Regional Hospital
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.60
  • Posting End Date: 31-MAY-2023
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 12-JUN-2023
  • Temporary End Date: 29-NOV-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 6
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $25.11
  • Maximum Salary: $31.48
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

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

Additional Required Qualifications:Must have a therapy assistant diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:Experience in an acute care setting is preferred.

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