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Alberta Health Services Occupational Therapist I – Disordered Eating Consultant Part Time in Red Deer, AB

Alberta Health Services

Branch Red Deer AB CA

Position:
Occupational Therapist I – Disordered Eating Consultant
Location:
Red Deer, AB

This position requires a vehicle for business use. Supports practitioners who are providing services to persons with disordered eating, assists with program and…

Reporting to the Care Manager or designate of the Child & Adolescent Program – Mental Health Services, the Disordered Eating Consultant provides timely and appropriate services for clients/families, health care professionals, community agencies and educational facilities by coordinating access to information and resources. The position responds to general inquiries for information from public or professionals about disordered eating; supports practitioners who are providing services to persons with disordered eating, assists with program and resource development. Additionally this position provides information regarding access and linkage to specialized services in Calgary and Edmonton. This regional position provides services across all Mental Health Service Programs.

Qualifications:

You are a Registered Occupational Therapist with five years recent experience in Mental Health and a minimum of 2 years experience working with people with disordered eating. Education and experience with specialized training in consultation, diagnosis and treatment of disordered eating with a strong nutrition background Equivalencies may be considered. In addition a strong working knowledge of eating disorders and advanced nutrition knowledge is essential. You have knowledge and experience in providing consultation to others and in public speaking. Candidate must have the ability to provide the restricted practice of psychosocial interventions.

You are a self-directed, highly motivated individual with exceptional leadership, organizational and problem-solving skills. As an active and supportive team member, you have excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently. You should remain current with research, evidence, new developments and emerging trends related to the prevention of and treatment for disordered eating. Candidate must have the ability to provide clinical consultation and education in multiple formats to multiple target populations. This position requires a vehicle for business use. Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle in good repair for work-related travel is required.

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Red Deer, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-01
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