Occupational Therapist

Position
Occupational Therapist

Location
Calgary

Status
Part Time (0.4 FTE)

Shift
To be confirmed

Work Hours
7.5 hours per shift

Closing Date
Until suitable candidate found

Start Date
Until suitable candidate found 

 

Description

THE OPPORTUNITY

Wing Kei has two ongoing priorities: to serve seniors with devotion and maintain a work culture that in many ways resemble a big family, one that excels. We are also fortunate to have had support from government and the community since our inception—and this will become even more important as we continue to grow. We are eager to expand our team to continue to serve more in our community.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction and supervision of Director of Care and Clinical Managers, the Occupational Therapist will be responsible for assessment, care planning, rehab intervention and evaluation of outcomes for residents and the planning and implementation of rehabilitation programs, ensuring they are in accordance with Wing Kei’s Person and Family Centered Care framework and are aligned with our Vision, Mission and Core Values. The Occupational therapist will work in the interdisciplinary team improve or maintain residents’ full potential of functioning in activities of daily living.

 

THE ROLE 


Key Accountabilities

• Demonstrate, promote and advocate the Wing Kei vision, mission and core values
• Conduct therapeutic assessment, treatment goals/plans and regular care plan review for residents to remove barriers that prevents residents from participating in meaningful activities of daily living and to maximize independence and participation
• Complete and prepare reports and documentation in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures
• In collaboration with residents, families, interdisciplinary team members and volunteers, promote physical, cognitive, social and emotional well being through engagement in therapeutic activities and exercises
• Supervise and provide guidance to Rehab Assistants
• Contribute to education and training of residents/clients and families to improve self-care, mobility and independence
• Participate in quality improvement initiatives at unit, facility and program levels
• Participate in on-going training to ensure that high standards of service and best practices in the field are achieved

 

 THE INDIVIDUAL WHO WILL SUCCEED 

• Is aligned with Wing Kei’s vision and mission to continue to deliver excellence in seniors care
• Current registration with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists
• Exhibits quick and effective critical thinking, judgement and decision making
• Possesses good observation skills, keen attention to details and sensitivity to residents’ feelings, preferences and needs
• Possesses effective verbal and non-verbal communication skills to engage/motivate residents of varying abilities and to communicate/collaborate with families and the interdisciplinary team. The ability to communicate in Chinese would be helpful, but not necessary.
• Is flexible to work occasional evening or Saturday.
• Experience in working in Long Term Care or Support Living (SL4) setting preferred

 

Benefits:

This is a benefit non-eligible position

How to Apply:

Please send resume:

by E-Mail to:

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or by Fax to:
1-866-281 5988
or by Mail to:
Wing Kei
1212 Centre Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 2R4
​Attn: Human Resources

If you do not have a resume, please submit an application form in WORD or PDF or ONLINE format.

 

Benefits:

This is a benefit non-eligible position

How to Apply:

Please send resume:

by E-Mail to:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or by Fax to:
1-866-281 5988
or by Mail to:
Wing Kei
1212 Centre Street NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 2R4
​Attn: Human Resources

If you do not have a resume, please submit an application form in WORD or PDF or ONLINE format.

 

We are an equity employer and encourage applications from men and women, persons with disabilities and visible minorities who may contribute to the wellbeing of our residents.

All new employees must complete a Criminal Records Check in accordance with the Protection for Persons in Care Act. In compliance with Alberta Health’s Infection Control standards, all new employees are required to provide a copy of their Tuberculosis or Chest X-Ray paperwork and a proof of positive immunity of MMR within 30 days of their date of hire.

Thank you for your interest in working at the Wing Kei. Unless you are contacted for an interview, you will receive no further acknowledgment of your application.