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Job Details

Exercise Therapist

Posted on Apr 30, 2021 by Acumen Reconditioning Inc.

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $19.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date May 14, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Acumen Reconditioning Inc.

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP
  • or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Accreditation or registration with the appropriate national, provincial or territorial professional association
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Certified professional trainer (CPTN-CPT)

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Provide education to clients regarding health promotion and injury prevention, management and treatment

Work Setting

  • Private practice
  • Rehabilitation centre and special health institution

Specific Skills

  • Record observations, write progress reports and consult with other health care professionals to evaluate treatment plans
  • Prepare a treatment plan for each patient
  • Observe and analyze patients during treatment sessions
  • Interview patients and review reports from health care professionals to determine patients' current and potential functioning levels
  • Initiate, design and implement specialized therapy programs
  • Implement treatment plans
  • Design specialized therapy programs to maintain, rehabilitate or enhance movement, musculoskeletal functioning and performance in sports, work and recreation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

May 14, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Exercise Therapist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Other Professional Occupations in Therapy and Assessment
SOCIAL

Interest in mentoring patients by providing treatment and advising them on how to deal with their mental and physical abilities; and in consulting with other health care professionals to evaluate treatment plans

INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating, initiating, designing and implementing specialized therapy programs for the general patient population and in the community; may conduct research in respective field of specialization

METHODICAL

Interest in operating - manipulating equipment and following procedures to implement treatment plans by carrying out specialized therapy sessions employing techniques such as art, athletic, dance, music or recreational therapy or remedial gymnastics; and in observing and analyzing patients during treatment sessions

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Kinesiologists
SOCIAL

Interest in consulting with individuals to provide information on lifestyles and methods to improve fitness, and in providing recommendations to enhance occupational health and safety

DIRECTIVE

Interest in handling equipment to deliver programs that maintain, rehabilitate or enhance movement and performance; and in conducting fitness and human movement tests and assessments

INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to design, organize and implement therapeutic fitness programs

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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