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Occupational Therapist II

Reference number: 
902172517
Publication date: 
August 4 2020 
Main functions: 

Your Opportunity:

In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. High Prairie, in Northern Alberta's Big Lakes County is known as the ''Gateway to the Mighty Peace Country''. With a population of 2,600 people, and a trading area of more than 17,000, there is an abundance of beautiful open plains, rich farmland, and thriving agriculture, forestry, oil and gas, and service industries. Amenities include a new hospital, local shopping, multiple schools and recreational facilities. Enjoy the beautiful local trails, lakes and creeks surrounding the area with convenient access to unlimited outdoors activities such as golfing, hiking, fishing, hunting or snowmobiling to name a few. New Graduates welcome to apply.

Description:

As an Occupational Therapist II, you will be responsible for coordination of occupational therapy and other allied health clinical services within a program or service area. You will provide supervision of students and team members as assigned. As an Occupational Therapist II, you will be responsible to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team where you will be an integral member, providing leadership to other healthcare professionals. You will be making day-to-day clinical decisions on patient/family needs regarding assessment, intervention, discharge and follow-up. You will make decisions and advise team members on complex clinical cases and provide clinical leadership within the program or service area to ensure safe, efficient and effective client care. You will ensure occupational therapy practice is evidence-based and in alignment with Alberta legislation and regulations, professional standards of practice, code of ethics and AHS policy and guidelines. You will be providing coordination of the day-to-day operations of an assigned service area and monitoring care delivery, identifying service needs and assisting other medical staff with caseload management, completing chart audits and providing follow-up and feedback to staff. You will be participating in program development and operational planning and representing the department on committees or programs. You will be making decisions on staffing level requirements, workflow and caseload priorities in collaboration with managers and other healthcare providers. As assigned, you will carry out the roles of a direct clinical service provider, consultant, educator and/or advocate in your program or service area.

  • Classification:
  • Occupational Therapist II
  • Union:
  • HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department:
  • NZ HIPR C Occup.Therapy
  • Primary Location:
  • High Prairie Health Complex
  • Multi-Site:
  • Not Applicable
  • FTE:
  • 1.00
  • Posting End Date:
  • 07-AUG-2020
  • Employee Class:
  • Regular Full Time
  • Date Available:
  • 17-AUG-2020
  • Hours per Shift:
  • 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks:
  • 2
  • Shifts per cycle:
  • 10
  • Shift Pattern:
  • Days
  • Days Off:
  • Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary:
  • $39.42
  • Maximum Salary:
  • $52.36
  • Vehicle Requirement:
  • N/A

Required Qualifications:

Completion of master's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited university program or bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited university program and related experience. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT).

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required.

Salary: 
to be discussed
Requirements
Education
Diploma: 
None
Working experience
Minimum experience required: 
None
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