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Therapy Assistant

Peace River - Alberta (AB),

Alberta Health Services

Job Description:

Your Opportunity:

This position is based in the Peace River Community Health Centre and may involve travel to other sites in the area to provide therapy services as needed. This Occupational Therapy Assistant position is a permanent full time position and is based out of the Peace River Community Health Centre in Peace River, Alberta. This position is an opportunity to work to in a variety of clinical settings in a rural environment. This includes working with a multidisciplinary team in acute care, long term care, home care and outpatient settings. You will be providing services under the direction of an Occupational Therapist and this position will give you the opportunity to work with clients of all ages to the full scope of your practice as you assist in providing Rehabilitation services to the area. Work with other rehabilitation disciplines (i.e. Physiotherapy) may be required as part of the multidisciplinary team. In addition to a competitive rate of pay and benefits, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.


As a Therapy Assistant, you will work both individually and as part of an interprofessional team under the assignment, monitoring and evaluation of an audiologist, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, recreation therapist or speech-language pathologist. You will contribute to effective and efficient rehabilitation services including direct and indirect client care across the health care continuum (healthy living, getting better, living with illness and disability, end of life care) for all ages as well as non-client service provision. This role will require you to work effectively with internal and external partners, and display professionalism and strong ethics in both client centered care and participation in care teams. You will demonstrate evidence of reflective thinking and lifelong learning that enhances individual and team competency. You will have opportunities to use your interpersonal and clinical skills in contributing to quality improvement, program planning and student supervision.

  • Classification: Therapy Assistant
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: NZ PCRVR CHC Occup.Therapy
  • Primary Location: Peace River Comm Hlth Ctr
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 03-JUL-2020
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 15-JUL-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $24.08
  • Maximum Salary: $30.18
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided
Required Qualifications:

Completion of diploma from an accredited post-secondary rehabilitation Therapy Assistant program or equivalent training may be considered.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required.

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