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Recreation Therapist (Full time)

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Job ID:
R1142
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Location:
The Churchill - 10015-103rd Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5J 0H1
 
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Description

Revera is a leading owner, operator and investor in the senior living sector. We offer seniors’ apartments, independent living, assisted living, memory care and long term care. We understand how to create the best experience for people living in a Revera home. We believe everyone should have the opportunity to live a life of purpose, and we create environments that make that possible.

Our mission is to celebrate the human spirit in every way possible – and that applies to both our residents and our employees. There’s a lot that goes into being a member of our team – and there’s a lot that you’ll get out of the experience too. We go the extra mile to ensure that each member of our staff feels safe, secure, enriched and empowered in their role. So that everyone under our roof is given the opportunity to thrive, grow and make the most of every day.

Vaccines are a proven, safe and powerful weapon in our battle against COVID-19. Now that vaccines are widely available and recognizing that many of our staff are already vaccinated, vaccination will be a condition of employment for new hires, except when impossible due to legitimate, established exceptions. The vaccine must be a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series approved by Health Canada. This is one more important step to protect both our residents and staff as we continue to battle this deadly virus.

The Recreation Therapist provides our residents with person centered activity and restorative choices. Key Responsibilities - Provides appropriate resident centered activity and restorative choices; - Responsible for completing the initial and ongoing Therapeutic Recreation Assessments for DAL residents (and PAL if requested by the AHS); - Recommend and review, with the Director of Recreation, attendance as required; - Ability to communicate with the Executive Director, Director of Recreation and/or the Director of Care as required; - Review calendars monthly; - Responsible for the departmental audit; - Is knowledgeable of the Resident Bill of Rights/Governing Principles and endeavours to promote it; - Ensures resident satisfaction and continuous quality improvement initiatives are promoted; - Promotes a positive team spirit within the department and the Residence; - Supports AHS Standards and Revera Inc. policies; - Upholds and promotes the organization's values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Revera's Code of Conduct; - Other duties as assigned. Qualifications - A community college recreation diploma or university degree in recreational therapy is required - Will have previous experience in working with seniors, particularly in Assisted Living and/or Long Term Care for 3 – 5 years - Strong communication skills both oral and written - Organizational skills, creativity and high motivation are required - Knowledge of Microsoft Office and associated applications - Must provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) or be willing to obtain one

Revera is committed to ensuring that all employment practices are inclusive. As an organization we are committed to providing and arranging accommodation for candidates upon request. 

Please Note: If you are a current employee of Revera and have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, please apply to this job via the Workday application.

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