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Occupational Therapist I

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  • Job
    Full-time
    Starts on Aug 11
    Entry Level
  • Healthcare
  • Edmonton

Requirements

  • Required Qualifications:
  • Required Qualifications: Graduate of an Occupational Therapy program or recognized equivalent required. Active registration with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT) required. Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (Level C) required.
  • Additional Required Qualifications:
  • Member in good standing of the general register of the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists. Acute care experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with relevant clinical applications (Alberta Netcare Portal, Connect Care).

Responsibilities

  • The Occupational Therapist I (OT) services are primarily clinical in nature and require expertise in the functional assessment and treatment, client centred case management and discharge planning. Areas of treatment include but are not limited to: orthopedics, acute, stroke, post-op hands, lower extremity clinic, splinting, mental health, cognitive assessments. The position also involves consultations and collaboration with hospital staff and community agencies, and working closely with an interdisciplinary team including supervision of therapist assistant staff in the delivery of hospital based rehabilitation. This position is covered by the terms and conditions of the HSAA Paramedical Professional/Technical Collective Agreement

FAQs

What are the primary areas of treatment for the Occupational Therapist I role?

The primary areas of treatment for the Occupational Therapist I role include orthopedics, acute care, stroke, post-op hands, lower extremity clinic, splinting, mental health, and cognitive assessments.

What qualifications are required for the Occupational Therapist I position?

Required qualifications for the Occupational Therapist I position include graduation from an Occupational Therapy program, active registration with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT), and Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (Level C) certification.

Are there any additional qualifications that are preferred for this role?

Preferred qualifications for the Occupational Therapist I position include experience with relevant clinical applications such as Alberta Netcare Portal and Connect Care.

What is the work schedule like for an Occupational Therapist I?

The work schedule for an Occupational Therapist I is 0.80 FTE, with shifts lasting 7.75 hours and occurring over a 2-week period. The shift pattern includes days and weekends, with days off as per rotation.

What is the salary range for the Occupational Therapist I position?

The minimum salary for the Occupational Therapist I position is $38.90, with a maximum salary of $51.80.

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Industry
10,001+
Employees
2008
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

On October 7, 2008, 16 Catholic health care facilities across Alberta came together under a single board and administration. Today, Covenant Health has a team of more than 14,000 staff, physicians and volunteers across our sites in Banff, Bonnyville, Camrose, Castor, Edmonton, Killam, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Mundare, St. Albert, Trochu and Vegreville. Rooted in a tradition that is 150-years strong, our mission is carried out by inspired people—workers, physicians and volunteers—of all faiths, traditions and cultures who believe in the value of compassionate, holistic care. We are called to continue the healing ministry of Jesus by serving with compassion, upholding the sacredness of life in all stages, and caring for the whole person—body, mind and soul.

Benefits

  • Health, dental and travel coverage

    Our staff have supplementary health, travel and dental coverage through Alberta Blue Cross. Coverage is based on your collective agreement and terms and conditions of employment. It includes prescription drugs, hospital visits, vision and other health expenses.

  • Holidays and leaves

    We pay staff for named holidays and allow for leaves

  • Local Authorities Pension Plan

    The Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP) is a defined benefit pension plan. Staff who pay into LAPP get a monthly pension upon retirement. It is based on your annual salary and years of service.

  • Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan

    Our staff may pay into a Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) through payroll deduction.

  • Group Tax Free Savings Account

    Our staff may pay into a Group Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA). This benefit is based on your collective agreement or terms and conditions of employment.

  • Flexible Spending Account

    We fund 100 per cent of the Flexible Spending Account open to staff who are eligible. The flex credits you get are based on your collective agreement or terms and conditions of employment. You may use your credits for health spending, personal spending, or RRSP or TFSA contributions each year.

  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance

    We provide life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment coverage for all staff who are eligible.

  • Disability and income replacement coverage

    Eligible staff who are not able to work due to an illness or injury can get short-term disability or income replacement (for nonunion staff) benefits. You may get this benefit for a maximum of 24 weeks from the date of your disability.

  • Employee and family assistance program

    Our staff and their immediate family members have access to free health and wellness supports, including counselling, coaching and e-courses.

  • Employee discounts

    Our staff enjoy discounts through our corporate partners. These include savings on fitness memberships and products such as electronics and home and auto insurance.

  • Relocation assistance

    New staff may get help with moving expenses at the discretion of their hiring manager.

  • Training and development

    We support ongoing learning and growth for all staff. We help you reach your potential through our online learning platform, workshops and training.