Therapeutic Recreation Aide, Allied Health

by St. Joseph's Health Care London

Reference #: 53487
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Jul 09, 2024
St. Joseph's Health Care London

Job Description

Posting # 53487 - [ Non-Union ]

Therapeutic Recreation Aide, Allied Health - 1 position
Allied Health
Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care - London, ON
Temporary Full Time
Salary Range: $28.26 - $33.23 /hour

Expected Job End Date - 2025/09/15

The Therapeutic Recreation Aide (TRA) will work as part of the Therapeutic Recreation team to support the residents of Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care. Reporting to the Coordinator of Therapeutic Programs, and under the supervision of the Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (TRS). In this role, TRA is responsible for developing meaningful and authentic therapeutic recreation programs with a resident centered approach. TRA will be responsible for monitoring and documenting resident engagement, achievement of defined clinical outcomes, and evaluating activities offered. This role requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. Flexibility is required to be available for weekend and evening hours in order to meet the program needs.

Essential Qualifications

  • Diploma or Degree of Therapeutic Recreation or Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Class F License or ability to obtain within the probationary period
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals with a variety of medical conditions and a variety of ages
  • Previous experience working with volunteers
  • Knowledge of the Leisure and Wellbeing Model
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of computer systems (Microsoft Office, Outlook)
  • Ability to work independently as well as in an interdisciplinary team setting
  • Food Handler Certification
  • Smart Serve certification
  • A police record check completed within the last six (6) months from a Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC), inclusive of vulnerable sector screening, will be required of the successful candidate
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Member/eligibility for membership in Therapeutic Recreation Ontario (TRO)
Teaching and Research
  • St Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St Joseph's, you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received three doses of the Covid-19 vaccine (primary series, boosters and/or XBB) OR one dose of XBB vaccine at least 14 days prior to the start date.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: July 10, 2024
Submission deadline: July 16, 2024

Bradley Dudley, Human Resources

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