Therapy Assistant

Employment type: Full-time
ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES
City: Barrhead
Last visit: 2014-10-23
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-23

Description:

Requisition #: 

311468

Union:

AUPE GSS

Title

Therapy Assistant

Department:

NZ BARRHEAD CHC Physiotherapy

Posting Open Date:

2014-10-23

Posting Close Date:

2014-10-29

Location:

Barrhead Healthcare Ctr - At

City:

Barrhead

Employee Class:

Temporary Full-Time

FTE:

1

Date Available:

2014-11-17

Temporary End Date:

2015-11-17

Hours Per Shift:

Length of Shift Cycle:

Shift Per Cycle:

Shift:

Days Off:

As Per Rotation

Rates of Pay:

Minimum: 22.42 per hour   Maximum: 27.15 per hour

Vehicle Required:

No

Category:

Rehabilitation/Therapy

Job Summary:

Physiotherapy assistants are unregulated health care workers, reporting to the site senior therapist and work under direct supervision of registered physical therapists. The physiotherapy  assistant performs established physiotherapy treatments in accordance with current policies and procedures of the College of Physiotherapists of Alberta and the North Zone.  Assists in the daily operational functions of the physiotherapy service including, but not limited to clerical and housekeeping duties.

Qualifications:

- Graduate of recognized Physiotherapist Assistant diploma program or equivalent required.

- Experience in related fields preferred.

- May include Homecare Equipment services.

- Courses in computer applications (Current statistical program and patient database, Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, Access) preferred.

- Previous working experience as a physical therapist assistant preferred.

- Accepts constructive criticism and direction.

- Ability to perform duties as outlined on the Physical Demand Statement (PDS) for the position.

- Reliable, honest and dependable.

- Ability to safeguard North Zone information as private and confidential.

- Ability to follow and adhere to Alberta Health Services policies, procedures, goals and objectives.

- Makes economical use of time, and resources.

- Behave ethically by understanding of ethical behavior and business practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of - Alberta Health Services.

- Build relationships by establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of Alberta Health Services.

- Communicate effectively by speaking, listening and writing in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.

- Be innovative by developing new and unique ways to improve operations of Alberta Health Services and to create new opportunities.

- Focus on client needs by anticipating, understanding, and responding to the needs of clients to meet or exceed their expectations within Alberta Health Services.

- Foster teamwork through working cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.

- Lead by positively influencing others to achieve results that are in the best interest of Alberta Health Services.

- Make decisions by assessing situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of Alberta Health Services.

- Organize by setting priorities, developing a work schedule, monitoring progress towards goals, and tracking details, data, information and activities.

- Plan by determining strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.

- Solve problems by assessing problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.

- Valid Alberta Driver's License.

- Must have acquired AHS immunizations within the first ninety (90) days of employment.

Career Level: Experienced

Industry: Healthcare and Medical Services

Job Function: Healthcare Services and Wellness