Rehabilitation Assistant

Vancouver Coastal Health - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job Description:
Job Title: Rehabilitation Assistant (OT/PT)
Work Site: Older Adult Rehabilitation Program - Cambie Older Adult Mental Health
Status: Regular Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $23.69 - $25.67 per hour
Hours: 8:30-16:00 with a half hour lunch, with Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays off.
Reference#: 120698-jmc

JOB SUMMARY:
Within the context of a client and family centred care model, this position functions under the operational supervision of the Manager or Team Leader and the work direction of a licensed designated occupational therapist or physiotherapist to work as a member of the health care team. Provides assigned physical / occupational therapy therapeutic interventions; assists in modification of OT/ PT care plans and facilitates transition to community programs in order to enable clients to maximize potential for independence. Provides functional direction to family, reports relevant observations of client's condition in writing or by utilizing basic computer literacy, manages equipment safety and inventory.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education & Experience

Completion of a recognized Diploma level Rehabilitation Assistant Program with Occupational and Physical therapy components
Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel requires the use of a personal vehicle for which mileage will be reimbursed.

Knowledge & Abilities

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Computer literacy skills
Ability to work collaboratively with others.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to organize and prioritize work.
Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients
Ability to analyze and solve problems.
Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients
Ability to motivate clients and to encourage progression through therapeutic goals
Demonstrated ability to provide self-care instruction and education

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

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