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Thursday, 20 June 2013

Foothills School Division Posting

Job Title: Occupational Therapist

Position/Company Name: Foothills School Division.

Status: Fee for Service, September, 2013 - June, 2014
Location: School-based
Salary: $85.00 -$90.00 per hour (plus travel)

Position Description:
This position provides occupational therapy services for students (K-gr. 12) in six -eight schools.
More specifically, it will involve working with students, staff and multidisciplinary teams to:

  • ·         provide a continuum of supports and services at the universal, targeted and specialized level in the classroom.
  • ·         identify student's needs and development or provide classroom strategies for individuals and/or groups of students.
  • ·         build the capacity of others to respond to student needs.

Qualifications: Must hold a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. Must be eligible for registration with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT) and must be an active registered members of the Alberta Association of Registered Occupational Therapists (AAROT). Experience within a pediatric and/or school-based setting and the ability to work on a multidisciplinary team would be considered an asset.

To learn more about Foothills School Division go to www.fsd38.ab.ca

Apply to: Foothills School Division,
Mail:  Box 5700, High River, Alberta. T1V 1M7

Addressed to: Dr. Judy Nielsen, Director of Inclusive Learning

Application Deadline: Noon, July 20, 2013

Monday, 17 June 2013

Private Contract in Okotoks

I have a family looking for a private OT for their Specialized Services team in Okotoks. Their son is 6 years old with a diagnosis of ASD. He will begin grade 1 in the fall of this year. If you are interested in this position, please contact the mother, Deirdre by phone at 403 399 0091.

Private Contracts for mat leave

Hello everyone,

I am going on mat leave and looking for anyone interested to take on my small private caseload.  You can take all or just one or both...

-5 year old male with Autism.  Lives in Marda Loop. Weekly sessions about two hours intense.  Sensory needs, fine motor delays, gross motor needs, functional delays. Non-verbal. Fantastic family. Private insurance as they are on a worker's visa.
-10 year old male with ADHD, GDD, Autism.  Functional goals, like chores, self-regulation.

Pease let me know as soon as possible.
Thank you,

Voon You Ten, BScOT
Registered Occupational Therapist
OT Solutions 4Children
cell: 403-969-7388
vyouten@ yahoo.ca

Thursday, 6 June 2013

OT Assistant Clinical Placement Opportunities

The SAIT Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant program is looking to expand the clinical placement opportunities for OTA students. Our 2 year program trains therapy assistants in both OTA and PTA areas. Student complete a total of 16 weeks of clinical placements over a 2 year period.

If anyone is interested in providing an opportunity for OTA student education, please contact Nancy Pullan (nancy.pullan@sait.ca) for further information. Thanks!!

OT Summer Volunteer

My name is Cody Dinn, Im a fourth year Kinesiology student at the University of Calgary. Im very interested in the field of occupational therapy and I am thinking about applying for occupational therapy next year after I finish my degree. Im sending you an email right now to see if it would be possible to volunteer with you so that I can get a first hand look on whats its like to be an occupational therapist. Ive always liked working with children, especially those with disabilities, and I believe that shadowing a Occupation therapist my help me make up my decision on whether this is the right profession for me. Please get back to me and let me know if an opportunity is

Thanks for your time.
Cody Dinn

Contact: cfdinn@shaw.ca