Therapy Assistant

In by Tyne

Alberta Health Services
Published
June 22, 2022
Location
Lethbridge, Canada
Category
Job Type
Salary/Pay
$24.08-$30.18 an hour
City
  • Lethbridge

Description

Full Job Description

Your Opportunity:

This Therapy Assistant will support both occupational therapy and physiotherapy at Chinook Regional Hospital. Responsibilities include maintenance of equipment, implementation of therapy programs with patients, and collaboration with other therapy assistants and the multidisciplinary team. The days of work for this position is Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday. The successful candidate will be able to choose whether they would like to work the hours spread evenly over three days or to work two full days and one half day per week.

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.

  • Classification: Therapy Assistant
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Unit and Program: Allied Health Therapy
  • Primary Location: Chinook Regional Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.50
  • Posting End Date: 29-JUN-2022
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 11-JUL-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75, 3.8
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 6
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $24.08
  • Maximum Salary: $30.18
  • 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:As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:Experience in an acute care setting is preferred. Training in use of functional electrical stimulation and other modalities is helpful. Experience supporting both occupational therapy and physiotherapy is preferred.

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