Apr 05, 2023

Occupational Therapist II

  • Alberta Health Services
  • Beaverlodge, 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. Thirty minutes outside of Grande Prairie lies the idyllic town of Beaverlodge. With approximately 5000 residents, it is a busy clinical site due to support provided to a larger geographic area. This area boasts an indoor swimming pool and various other historic sites. With its close proximity to Grande Prairie it offers a variety of outdoor and indoor recreation opportunities and a multitude of dining and shopping opportunities. With the new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital opening, there is a variety of career options and specialization available for the career minded individual. Beaverlodge will be home to the new Mountview Health Complex based on an integrated health facility or Campus of Care Model with multiple healthcare services co-located in one facility. It will include 30+ Sub Acute beds and a 16-hour Advanced Ambulatory Care Centre. Your opportunity is in a smaller fast paced, dynamic, multi-disciplinary team including two occupational Therapists, 2 trained assistants, 2 physiotherapists, speech language pathology and social work, work in close collaboration with the physician and nursing teams. This team supports acute care, home care, long term care, community, and one DSL site in both Beaverlodge and Hythe. It is an extremely rewarding placement and allows for the therapist to develop their services based on the community needs. 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, Alberta Health Services 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: Beaverlodge Municipal Hospital
  • 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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