OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (PART-TIME) – Extendicare St. Paul

  • Company:
    Extendicarecanada
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Requisition #2307134 Job LocationCanada-Alberta-St. Paul Job StreamMedical/Healthcare~ Job TypePermanent, Part-Time Number of Positions Open1 Start Date of Employment ASAP Posting Date11-Jul-2018 Travel RequiredNot Required Educational RequirementsCollege Diploma Languages RequiredEnglish Job Description OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (PART-TIME) – Extendicare St. Paul Candidates are invited to apply for the part-time 0.8 fte (64 hours biweekly) position of Occupational Therapist for our Extendicare St. Paul facility in St. Paul, AB. This facility is home to 76 Continuing Care residents. The successful candidate will be responsible for and have the following qualifications: RESPONSIBILITIES Reporting to Administrator, the Occupational Therapist consults with and advises the Team Leader(s) and Director of Care concerning program needs and plans for therapy programs. Is responsible for: Planning, implementing, evaluating and monitoring occupational rehabilitation programs as determined. Assessment, development and implementation of individual resident therapy treatment plans and interventions, MDS 2.0 assessments as required Recommends, constructs and /or provides adaptive equipment for residents Implements individual and /or group treatments for cognitive and/or perceptual dysfunctions according to time and resources available Evaluation of treatment outcomes achieved Active participation in operational improvement initiatives such as no restraint policy and falls prevention Acts as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team Providing Management Team and their care and service staff with clinical education and direction to resident care planning and delivery Working with external resources to procure appropriate equipment to meet the resident needs identified. QUALIFICATIONS Graduate of an approved school of Occupational Therapy, with a minimum of a Degree certification Holds active registration with ACOT and CAOT or eligible for same Experience working in long term care preferred. Proficiency with computer applications Microsoft Office and internet. Experience with MDS 2.0 desirable, familiarity with software PointClickCare an asset Customer-focused attitude, with demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective team relationships with staff and residents Demonstrates the ability to teach, motivate and empower residents/staff CLOSING DATE: December 31, 2018 Interested applicants please forward your resume in confidence to the attention of: Pat Chychul, AdministratorExtendicare St. Paul4614 47 AvenuePh: (780) 645-3375Fax: (780) 645-4290Email: pchychul@extendicare.comWe thank all interested applicants, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.