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.
Job Types: Permanent, Part-time
Salary: $38.90-$51.80 per hour
- Company pension
- Dental care
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- Paid time off
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision care
Flexible Language Requirement:
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Smoky Lake, AB T0A 0B8: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Work Location: In person
Expected start date: 2023-12-11