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Occupational Therapist I Calgary

Alberta Health Services

Alberta Health Services Calgary Canada

3 months ago

Your Opportunity:

Overlooking the scenic Glenmore Reservoir in Southwest Calgary is the Rockyview General Hospital (RGH). RGH is a progressive metropolitan hospital with over 600 inpatient beds and this beautiful facility has never lost its community feel. Our team provides excellent patient and family centered care, in a collaborative, innovative, and supportive workplace. As a member of the AH team, the Occupational Therapist I will be adaptable and open to the continuous changes that occur in an acute care setting. The environment can be challenging and fast-paced, so we are looking for a clinician that demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work cohesively in an inter-disciplinary setting. You will be effective in time management and demonstrate professional initiative. You will also be a critical thinker with the ability to work autonomously and demonstrate good team player qualities of humility and compassion, easily getting along with your peers, and... showing a focus on PFCC. As part of RGH values, we support clinicians to engage in projects they find add value and meaning to the workplace and to their profession. At RGH, you will be supported to develop your practice in an interdisciplinary and innovative environment, with exposure to a variety of acute and sub-acute areas. Weekend and evening coverage and student supervision is expected for all positions on the Occupational Therapy team. Hours and days of work will be discussed with the successful candidate.


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: Occupational Therapy Primary Location: Rockyview General Hospital Location Details: As Per Location Multi-Site: Not Applicable FTE: 0.60 Posting End Date: 06-MAR-2023 Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits Date Available: 27-MAR-2023 Temporary End Date: 29-SEP-2023 Hours per Shift: 7.75 Length of Shift in weeks: 2 Shifts per cycle: 6 Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends Days Off: As Per Rotation Minimum Salary: $38.14 Maximum Salary: $50.78 Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:

Registered with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Current BLS Provider - Heart and Stroke certificate.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working as an OT in Acute Care, preference given to adult urban acute care. Experience working on medical-surgical units. Experience working on transition and sub-acute units. Experience working with geriatric populations. Experience with cognitive/pre-capacity assessments. Experience with compression. Experience with splinting. Experience at RGH
Calgary AB

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