Apr 05, 2023

Occupational Therapist II

  • Alberta Health Services
  • Grande Prairie, AB, Canada
Full time Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Join our team in beautiful Northern Alberta, Canada. Discover the vast boreal forests, enjoy unique cultures, and witness the glow of the northern lights. Pleasant summer days and midnight sunsets make living in Northern Alberta a truly unforgettable experience. Grande Prairie is a growing city with over 60,000 residents and serving approximately 260,000. Grande Prairie has something for everyone! Outdoor and indoor recreation opportunities are available at the numerous parks and golf courses, in addition to a state of the art recreation facility and library. The city has a vibrant arts and culture community with an art gallery, museums, and live theater. Your opportunity is to work in and lead a team of occupational therapists and therapy assistants in a fast paced, dynamic, multi-disciplinary acute care setting including the Stroke Unit Equivalency Care team, In-patient Rehabilitation, ICU, the Emergency Room, Surgery and Medicine. We also have outpatient opportunities including a Hand Clinic, High Risk Foot Clinic and general Out-patients. As the senior therapist, you need to prioritize time to support case load distribution, orientation to new students and new employees. The successful candidate needs to have a record of proven leadership, able to advocate for the team, support their development, assess quality of services provided and identify areas for quality improvement. We would love the opportunity to speak with you to share the opportunities and discuss your areas of interest. You can reach our manager at mailto:leana.dejager@ahs.ca or by phone on 1(825)412-4155 and cell phone 1(780)228-4032. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000.


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
  • Unit and Program: Occupational Therapy
  • Primary Location: Grande Prairie QE II Hsp/Mac
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 22-JUN-2023
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 03-JUL-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $39.42
  • Maximum Salary: $52.36
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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.

Relocation assistance provided?


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