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Occupational Therapist
ALB00288434 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Working in a rural community builds lasting connections. Colleagues quickly become friends, family, and neighbors. Rural communities offer many advantages, not only for your career, but also for you and your loved ones. From fishing, camping, to horseback riding, there is plenty to see and do. As our new Occupational Therapist I, you will be trained and supported by motivated healthcare professionals who are looking forward to welcoming a new colleague to the team. You will use a family-centered approach and develop positive, collaborative working relationships. In addition to working with families, you’ll have the opportunity to influence practice by providing education and consultation and contributing to quality initiatives and program development. If you’re passionate about providing high-quality rehabilitation services to children and youth, come join our team!


As an Occupational Therapist (OT), you will provide evidence-informed services, with a focus on occupational performance, designed to meet the needs of individuals, groups or a community. You may act as a direct service provider, consultant, educator, or advocate and functions as an integral member of the health care team. You will engage individuals, groups and communities in order to enable meaningful and chosen occupations, including self-care, productivity and leisure. Interventions support clients to achieve optimum functional abilities and independence related to the client's cognitive, affective, spiritual and physical strengths and limitations. The OT provides comprehensive services, including triage, screening, consultation, assessment, diagnosis, collaborative goal setting, treatment, prevention, self-management, education, case management, referral, transition support, and collaboration with relevant and chosen stakeholders and supports within the client¿s physical, institutional, cultural and social environments. You will include clients and families as integral members of the health care team, encouraging their active participation in all aspects of care. The OT collaborates with client(s) and families in determining, implementing and evaluating rehabilitation. You will participate in a variety of interprofessional teams to build awareness, enrich supports and engage in quality improvement; partnering with healthcare providers, patients, families and other stakeholders to advance services for their clients. You will contribute to quality improvement and their professional community; participates in peer mentoring; and supervises students. You may provide clinical supervision to Therapy Assistants and Therapy Aides.

  • Classification: Occupational Therapist I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Unit and Program: Child and Youth Health Services
  • Primary Location: Smoky Lake Community Health
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.60
  • Posting End Date: 15-JUL-2022
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 25-JUL-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 6
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $37.30
  • Maximum Salary: $49.65
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Required Qualifications:

Registered with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT)

Additional Required Qualifications:

As required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience working as an Occupational Therapist in an assisted living facility. Pediatric knowledge, skills and experience is preferred.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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