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Therapy Assistant

Requisition #: ALB00433879

Location: Radway, Alberta, Canada

Salary Range: $25.11 – $31.48 per hour

Job Type: Regular Part Time

Your Opportunity:

Join our dynamic team as a Therapy Assistant and play a vital role in transforming the lives of our clients. As an essential service provider and collaborator, you’ll work closely with clients and caregivers to execute care plans designed by our Speech Language Pathologists. Your responsibilities will include conducting screening tests, preparing therapy sessions, guiding patients through activities, teaching vital skills, and observing, documenting, and reporting patient progress. You’ll enjoy helpful training, mentorship, and educational opportunities that will support your professional growth. Your dedication will empower patients to achieve their therapeutic goals, maintain independence, and enhance their quality of life. This position serves the rural communities of Redwater and Radway, just 45 minutes northeast of Edmonton. Come join us in making a positive impact on the lives of people in these vibrant communities.

Description:

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.

Required Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous work experience in pediatric Speech language pathology service delivery setting. Experience working with children and families individually and in small groups. Strong organizational and communication skills. Meditech, Connect Care and/or experience working with an EMR.

How to Apply:

Please visit our job board to learn more and apply:

https://careers.albertahealthservices.ca/jobs/therapy-assistant-453863

To apply for this job please visit careers.albertahealthservices.ca.