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Alberta Seniors, Edmonton, AB
Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2012
Program Manager, Mobility and Large Equipment
Manager, Zone 2
Alberta Aids to Daily Living Program
Alberta Seniors, Edmonton. The Ministry of Alberta Seniors provides valuable service to a range of Albertans, all with aim to increase and promote their independence and quality of life. Follow this link to find out more about our Ministry: http://www.seniors.gov.ab.ca/
The Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) Program supports this vision by helping Albertans with long-term disabilities and/or chronic or terminal illnesses to maintain their independence at home and in the community by providing financial assistance to buy medical equipment and supplies. The AADL Program provides assistance to over 87,000 Albertans.
Here is an opportunity to progress your career and play an important role in helping vulnerable Albertans maintain their independence through the provision of basic medical equipment and/or supplies. The Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) Program is looking for an individual to take a leadership role to effectively deliver the mobility and large equipment benefits and work to:
- Develop policy for mobility and equipment eligibility criteria
- Define service and product equipment standards
- Advise on best practices
- Proactively identify and resolve staffing and program issues
- Develop project budgets and approved product listings
- Provide expertise and support to internal and external stakeholders
- Develop and participate in complex programs and projects in the area of health related supports
Your success in this role will be dependent on your extensive knowledge of policy development and planning process, as well as your broad knowledge of emerging health issues, best practices, strategies and theories related to chronic diseases and disabilities. Your demonstrated policy analysis, research and program evaluation abilities along with well-developed consultation and communication skills will be essential in developing positive relationships with key stakeholders.
Salary: $2,823.45-$3,799.55 bi-weekly ($73,692-$99,168 annually).
Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate selected.
Job ID #1009988
Qualifications: A health related University degree with a minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in the physical therapy and/or occupational therapy fields is required. Experience with project management and stakeholder consultation is an asset. Related experience working with medical equipment and supplies for persons with chronic diseases and/or disabilities is desirable. Equivalencies will be considered.
Notes: Final candidates for this position will be required to undergo security clearance. Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower level. This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies across the Government of Alberta. This temporary opportunity is expected to expire in April 2013.
What can we offer:
- Comprehensive benefits plan: http://www.chr.alberta.ca/employees/DocList122.cfm
- Pension plan: http://www.pspp.ca/
- Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to:
Nataliya Soltys, Alberta Seniors
Room 120, Mezzanine Level Standard Life Centre
10405 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 4R7
Fax: (780) 415-2003
Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.
If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Nataliya Soltys at 780-638-3387 or e-mail: Nataliya.Soltys@gov.ab.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.