Oct 31, 2023

Occupational Therapist I - Hybrid-Remote

$0.00 hourly
  • Alberta Health Services
  • Smoky Lake, AB, Canada
Full time Occupational Therapist

Job Description

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! Note - This is a Hybrid Remote position.


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 function as an integral health care team member. You will engage individuals, groups, and communities to enable meaningful and chosen occupations, including self-care, productivity and leisure. You will support clients to achieve optimum functional abilities and independence related to their cognitive, affective, spiritual, and physical strengths and limitations. As an OT, you will provide 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. You will collaborate with clients and families in determining, implementing, and evaluating rehabilitation. You will participate in a variety of interprofessional teams to build awareness, enrich support and engage in quality improvement by partnering with healthcare providers, patients, families, and other stakeholders to advance services for the clients. You will contribute to quality improvement and their professional community and participate in peer mentoring and supervising students. You may also 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
  • Location Details: Eligible to work hybrid (on/off site) within Alberta
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.60
  • Posting End Date: 30-NOV-2023
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 11-DEC-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 6
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $38.90
  • Maximum Salary: $51.80
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Required Qualifications:

Completion of bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited university program. Registered with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT).

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Pediatric knowledge, skills and experience is preferred.

Relocation assistance provided?


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