As a Therapy Aide, you will be working both independently and as part of the interdisciplinary team where you will contribute to the effective and efficient delivery of rehabilitation services. Your role may include administrative duties such as ordering supplies, booking clients, tracking attendances, equipment inventory and preparing/cleaning the treatment area. Under the direction of a supervising recreation therapist, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, audiologist, or speech language pathologist, you will prepare and/or apply routine interventions, promote patient (client, resident) healthy living, self-care independence and motivate clients to actively participate in assigned therapy protocols or programs. You may assist with client lifts and transfers, positioning, and basic activities of daily living (ADL) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) within the context of the therapy program.
Classification: Therapy Aide
Union: AUPE GSS
Department: SCH Day Home Living Prog Rec
Primary Location: Sturgeon Community Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 24-DEC-2018
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 21-JAN-2019
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 48
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $20.24
Maximum Salary: $22.59
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of Grade 12.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Must be able to understand, read, write and speak English. Experience working with seniors required.
One to three years prior relevant experience in a rehabilitation setting or applicable healthcare setting is preferred. CPR is an asset.