OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (Part-time) – Extendicare Holyrood – Edmonton

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Requisition #2338900 Job LocationCanada-Alberta-Edmonton Job StreamMedical/Healthcare~ Job TypePermanent, Part-Time Number of Positions1 Start Date of Employment ASAP Posting Date24-Mar-2020 Travel RequiredNot Required Educational RequirementsN/A Languages RequiredEnglish Job Description OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (Part-time) – Extendicare Holyrood Candidates are invited to apply for the Permanent Part-time (60 hours biweekly) position of Occupational Therapist for Extendicare Holyrood in Edmonton, AB. This facility is home to 74 Continuing Care residents. The successful candidate will be responsible for and have the following qualifications: RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Administrator, the Occupational Therapist consults with and advises the Team Leader(s) and Director of Care concerning program needs and plans for therapy programs. Planning, implementing, evaluating and monitoring Occupational Therapy programs as determined. Assessment, development and implementation of individual resident therapy treatment plans and interventions MDS 2.0 assessments and Care Planning 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 Provide 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. Proficient in the use of computer applications. Experience with MDS 2.0 desirable. Familiarity with Point Click Care software 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: March 31, 2020 Interested applicants please forward your resume in confidence to the attention of: Kelly Short, Administrator Email: kshort@extendicare.com We thank all interested applicants, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.