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Recreational Therapist

Employer

Chinese Christian Wing Kei Nursing Home Association

Date Posted

November 14, 2022

Languages

English
  • 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 Nov 28, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Chinese Christian Wing Kei Nursing Home Association

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Asset languages

  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese

Work setting

Urban area

Tasks

  • Interview patients and review reports from health care professionals to determine patients' current and potential functioning levels
  • Prepare a treatment plan for each patient
  • Implement treatment plans
  • Observe and analyze patients during treatment sessions
  • Record observations, write progress reports and consult with other health care professionals to evaluate treatment plans
  • Initiate, design and implement specialized therapy programs
  • 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

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

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

Area of specialization

Recreational therapy

Security and safety

  • Immunization records
  • Tuberculosis test
  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Experience

Experience an asset

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Recreational Therapist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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 About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
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