Rehabilitation Assistant - Seniors Wellness

Lifemark Health Group - Summerland, BC (30+ days ago)

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Lifemark Seniors Wellness is one of the largest rehabilitation focused companies dedicated to providing therapy solutions for seniors. With over 30 years of experience, we are a preferred partner of more than 185 LTC homes, 55 retirement communities and provide over 180 senior dwellings with physiotherapy, occupational therapy and therapeutic group exercise programming. As Canada's largest physiotherapy company, our purpose is: Movement to a better life. For our staff, the Lifemark difference is based on 4 pillars: We foster innovative thinking; assist with career development; we support personal health and wellness; and devoted to making a real impact in the communities that we live and work in.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Rehabilitation Assistant to join our growing team!

Location: Summerland, BC
Start date: Immediate
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Status: Part Time
Specific requirements: Must have access to a vehicle to travel to various work locations.

In this role you will:
Provide assistance to supervising Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists for treatment of Senior Wellness residents
Assist PT's/OT's in performing various components of the resident's treatment plan
Perform various treatments as prescribed and directed by the supervising Physiotherapist
May conduct exercise classes
Set up, prepare, and maintain equipment, and clean up after resident's treatments (such as hot packs, ice, electrical modalities)
Ensure that the gym and treatment area, if applicable, are safe and tidy
Maintain regular ongoing communication with the PT/OT regarding any changes or concerns about a resident's status or treatment interventions
Complete "Daily Treatment Records" as directed by the PT/OT

Successful applicants will possess:
Rehabilitation Assistant/Exercise Therapist/Physical Education academic background
Previous experience working within a Seniors’ care setting is preferred
Excellent communicator
Reliable and independent
A valid Vulnerable Sector screening check
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