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The occupational therapist I (OT I) provides occupational therapy services to inpatient units, the emergency department and outpatients with a focus on quality, patient-centered care consistent with the mission, vision and values of Covenant Health. The OT I works closely with other members of the interdisciplinary care team to develop and implement comprehensive and cooperative plans for patient care and discharge. The OT I works collaboratively with the occupational therapy team to develop, implement and maintain evidence-based occupational therapy services. The OT I delegates work to and supervises therapy assistants, occupational therapy students and therapy assistant student.


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.

  • Classification: Occupational Therapist I
  • Department: Occupational Therapy GNCH
  • Primary Location: Grey Nuns Community Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 23-MAY-2019
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp Full Time
  • Date Available: 03-JUN-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 31-AUG-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $37.30
  • Maximum Salary: $49.65
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
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 (ACOT).

Preferred Qualifications:

At least one year experience working in acute care as an occupational therapist. Experience with clinical applications: Medworxx, Alberta Netcare Portal, VAX, eClinician.

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