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Job Details

Recreational Therapist

Posted on Oct 27, 2020 by Wing Kei

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $36.60 to $39.33 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 15 to 22.5 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 23, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Wing Kei

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Other Languages

  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin

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

  • Accreditation or registration with the appropriate national, provincial or territorial professional association
  • CPR Certificate

Experience

Experience an asset

Area of Specialization

Recreational therapy

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
  • Conduct research in the field of specialization
  • Design specialized therapy programs to maintain, rehabilitate or enhance movement, musculoskeletal functioning and performance in sports, work and recreation

Security and Safety

  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test
  • Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Work Location Information

Urban area


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.

By e-mail:

careers@wingkei.org

Advertised Until

Dec 23, 2020

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 Recreational 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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