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Alberta Health Services Therapy Aide Part Time in Grande Prairie, AB

Alberta Health Services

Branch Grande Prairie AB CA

Position:
Therapy Aide
Location:
Grande Prairie, AB

Activities includes birthday celebrations and a variety of activities such as " movie night", news and views, craft activities, cooking or baking activities,…

The recreation therapy aid works within a team of health care professionals with the focus on providing a comfortable, healthy and home like environment for the residents of this DSL facility. The recreation therapist will support the therapy aid in developing programming for the residents. Programming is offered Tuesday to Friday in the afternoons, and on some special occasions such as Mothers day etc.

Activities includes birthday celebrations and a variety of activities such as ” movie night”, news and views, craft activities, cooking or baking activities, Bingo, entertainment such as groups visiting to play music etc. It is important develop a program that meets the needs of the residents.

The successful candidate needs to be caring, enjoy spending time with people of sometimes a more frail nature, enjoy socializing with the residents, and at the same time be able to be professional and deliver services within a safety culture environment.

In addition to a competitive rate of pay, Alberta Health Services currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

Qualifications:

High school equivalent formal education. Experience in recreation therapy or any of the DSL facilities will be an asset.

Good communication skills is important and the successful candidate needs to enter statical information into our Meditech system. Prior experience in Meditech would be an asset.

Basic Life Support Training: Essential, can also be provided through employer.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Grande Prairie, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-16
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