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St. Mary's Health Care Centre provides health services to Trochu and surrounding rural communities. Following a deep-rooted tradition of healing the body, enriching the mind and nurturing the soul the centre cares for patients in 48 beds within continuing care and supportive living. . Located in South Central Alberta, Trochu is located on Highway 21 and is approximately 2 ½ hours southeast of Edmonton, and 1 ½ hours northeast of Calgary. Trochu offers comfortable country living and has amenities such as; a school offering Kindergarten to Grade 12 with exceptional teachers, as well as, several annual events, and tourist attractions such as such as the Arboretum, St. Anne's Ranch, Museum, and Dry Island Buffalo Jump and Red Deer River. Trochu is an ideal place to put down roots and raise a family. Additionally, recreational facilities in the community include a golf course, outdoor swimming pool, arena, ball diamonds, and a community centre. Covenant Health is proud of its 150-year history of delivering quality, innovative Catholic health services to Albertans, and is one of Canada's largest Catholic Health organizations. Recently, Covenant Health has been honoured as the recipient of three prestigious awards: Alberta's Top 70 Employer award for 2018, Canada's Most Admired Corporate Culture Award for 2017, and one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for 2018.


The Physiotherapy Assistant is responsible for assisting in the delivery of therapeutic rehabilitation programs. The Physiotherapy Assistant participates in assessment related activities as well as the planning and development of client programs which includes leading individual or group treatment and educational interventions.

  • Classification: Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Union: COV AUPE AUX
  • Department: Physical Therapy SMHCCT
  • Primary Location: St. Mary's Health Care Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.80
  • Posting End Date: 18-JAN-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 28-JAN-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 8
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $23.57
  • Maximum Salary: $28.54
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

A directly related diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution is required.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Graduate of a recognized Therapy Assistant Program or equivalent. Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Must be capable of working effectively as a member of a team. Must have good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with others. Ability to work independently and efficiently within the limitations of the job description. Ability to deal with the residents and families in a caring professional manner.

Preferred Qualifications:

One to two years directly related experience in a rehabilitation or applicable health care setting is preferred. New graduates welcome to apply.

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Our diverse teams of employees, physicians and volunteers share a deep commitment to serve - selflessly sharing their gifts and talents for the greater good.  We support each individual's personal calling to serve.  Our culture enables decision-making at all levels, healthy relationships, personal and professional growth, ethical discernment and wellness.

We welcome people of all faiths, cultures and traditions.  We celebrate the contributions of all our employees, and strive to create a community of care that brings hope and healing to both caregivers and those we serve.

Join our team today and find your calling.

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