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Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Occupational Therapist Part-time/Contract Position

Occupational Therapist (Part-time/Contract position available)

From Play to Words Inc. is a growing private therapy practice that provides Speech-Language Pathology and Occupational Therapy services primarily to children between 0-16 years of age. Our Occupational Therapists provide services including assessment, consultation, and treatment for children with a range of disabilities, in collaboration with families and community partners in a variety of settings including home, clinic and schools. 

We are currently seeking an Occupational Therapist with experience in pediatrics to join our team. 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited Canadian occupational therapy program and /or successful completion of Canadian O.T. certification exam process 
  • Licensed to practice under the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT)
  • Minimum one (1) year clinical experience. 
  • Experience with sensory integration, motor development, self-care skills and normal development as well as working with children in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorder, will be an asset 
Key Responsibilities 
  • Work with clients and their families to set OT goals which are occupation focused and have targeted, measurable outcomes 
  • Provide direct service, consultation, mediation and education to client, family and community providers with a focus on maximizing a child's function in the areas of self-care; productivity (school and play skills) and leisure (community participation) 
  • Utilize research to establish and support evidence-based practice 
  • Provision of in-school consultations to parents and/or teachers as and when needed 
  • We have part time and contract positions available 
  • Flexible work schedules (daytime/evenings and/or weekends) available with additional options of completing the administrative part of the work (e.g. report writing etc.) from a home office 

Interested applicants, please email your application and CV (including your expected remuneration) to fromplaytowords@gmail.com .  We thank all applicants, however, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. This posting is open until filled.

Our contact details:

From Play to Words
27 Governor Place
Spruce Grove, AB T7X0M2 
Phone: 780-984-2976

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