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Notice about Job Postings: Each new job posting will be dated with its initial posting date, as well as projected deletion date.  All job postings will be posted for 2 months and will then be removed to make space for more current postings.  Postings will also be removed upon notification that the position has been filled.


(Posted February 11, 2019 – Remove April 11, 2019)

KIN-DIR EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Occupational Assistant (OTA)

The KIN-DIR Education Foundation is a not-for-profit, Alberta Education approved, Private ECS Operator in Calgary and area.  We screen, assess, and treat developmental delays and disabilities in children 2 years 8 months old to Kindergarten age.  Our team consists of Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Behavioral Consultants, and Clinical Psychologists specializing in early child development.  We also work with families regarding problematic behaviors, developmental tasks, and positive parenting. The services are provided in a variety of settings such as preschools, daycares and in-home.

We are looking for an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) to join our growing team for the school year 2018-2019. The Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA):

  • will provide support to the Occupational Therapists in implementing the child’s therapy plan at his/her designated program(s);
  • will work with the child in and out of the classroom as appropriate to the child’s needs;
  • must be able to work independently and be flexible with the operational needs of the program;
  • must demonstrate empathy and understanding when working with families to support the needs of their child;
  • must exhibit the following skills:
    • organizational, time management, problem solving and team work skills;
    • excellent verbal and written communication skills

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a recognized Occupational Therapy Assistant Program, Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant Diploma Program, or two (2) year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Valid Child Care First Aid and CPR
  • Must be willing to travel within Calgary and area
  • Work experience with special needs children and/or in the field of early childhood education an asset

Please apply by email:

E-mail: resumes@kindired.com

Attention: Human Resources Manager

Application submission deadline: February 15, 2019


(Posted January 25, 2019 – Remove March 25, 2019)   

Therapy Assistant – Speech and Language

Requisition #: ALB00066624

Location: Spruce Grove, Alberta

Job Type: Regular Part Time

Salary: $24.08 – $30.18 per hour

Your Opportunity:

Alberta Health Services has numerous comprehensive school health resources and organizations that support healthy school communities within Alberta. Our School Speech-Language Services (SSLS) program provides a wide range of speech and language services to school-aged children in the Edmonton Zone, their families and teachers to enhance communication skills at home and in school. Good communication skills support school success! As a Therapy Assistant – Speech and Language within SSLS, you will have the opportunity to work closely with a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) in a primary healthcare setting, to plan and implement speech and language therapy programs for school-aged children. In this Therapy Assistant – Speech and Language position, you will work independently and under the direction of the SLP in providing services to individuals, families, and groups within the school setting. Specific duties include: preparing and implementing group activities, direct therapy, assisting with intakes and referrals, and working closely with specific schools and community partners. Please note that this is a 10-month position working a compressed schedule (5 days per week) with all shifts occurring during the school year, with no shifts during July and August.

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
  • Department: Com EDM.Speech Sers School.
  • Primary Location: Spruce Grove Health Unit
  • Multi-Site: Multisite
  • FTE: 80
  • Posting End Date: 25-FEB-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 07-MAR-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $24.08
  • Maximum Salary: $30.18
  • 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:
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP). Must possess strong communication, organizational, problem solving, and group facilitation skills especially with the target population. Working knowledge of computer applications including word processing, email, internet and data entry. Must be able to work both independently and as a part of various teams as well as possess a sound understanding of the community and the determinants of health.

Preferred Qualifications:
Recent experience and familiarity with community agencies involved in the target population. Experience with Meditech and/or E-Clinician (electronic medical records) is an asset.

For more information, or to apply online, and click here!


(Posted January 19, 2018/Deletion February 19, 2019)

Physiotherapy Assistant

Trochu, St. Mary’s Health Care Centre  https://careers.covenanthealth.ca/jobs/physiotherapy-assistant-104530

Your Opportunity:
St. Mary’s Health Care Centre provides health services to Trochu and surrounding rural communities. Following a deep-rooted tradition of healing the body, enriching the mind and nurturing the soul the centre cares for patients in 48 beds within continuing care and supportive living. . Located in South Central Alberta, Trochu is located on Highway 21 and is approximately 2 ½ hours southeast of Edmonton, and 1 ½ hours northeast of Calgary. Trochu offers comfortable country living and has amenities such as; a school offering Kindergarten to Grade 12 with exceptional teachers, as well as several annual events and tourist attractions such as such as the Arboretum, St. Anne’s Ranch, Museum, and Dry Island Buffalo Jump and Red Deer River. Trochu is an ideal place to put down roots and raise a family. Additionally, recreational facilities in the community include a golf course, outdoor swimming pool, arena, ball diamonds, and a community centre. Covenant Health is proud of its 150-year history of delivering quality, innovative Catholic health services to Albertans, and is one of Canada’s largest Catholic Health organizations. Recently, Covenant Health has been honoured as the recipient of three prestigious awards:

  • Alberta’s Top 70 Employer award for 2018,
  • Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Culture Award for 2017,
  • and one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 2018.

Description:
The Physiotherapy Assistant is responsible for assisting in the delivery of therapeutic rehabilitation programs. The Physiotherapy Assistant participates in assessment related activities as well as the planning and development of client programs which includes leading individual or group treatment and educational interventions.

Classification: Physiotherapy Assistant
Union: COV AUPE AUX
Department: Physical Therapy SMHCCT
Primary Location: St. Mary’s Health Care Centre
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.80
Posting End Date: 03-JAN-2019
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 10-JAN-2019
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 8
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $23.57
Maximum Salary: $28.54
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:A directly related diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution is required.

Additional Required Qualifications:Graduate of a recognized Therapy Assistant Program or equivalent. Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Must be capable of working effectively as a member of a team. Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with others. Ability to work independently and efficiently within the limitations of the job description. Ability to deal with the residents and families in a caring professional manner.

Preferred Qualifications: One to two years directly related experience in a rehabilitation or applicable health care setting is preferred. New graduates welcome to apply.