Community Rehabilitation Assistant

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date July 6, 2020
Type Part Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $23.69 - $25.67 - Per Hour
Location Penticton, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Community Rehabilitation Assistant

Competition #: 01406079
Employee Type: RELIEF PART TIME (0.77 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Facility: PENTICTON HEALTH CENTRE
Department: PEC COMM OCC THERAPY
Reports To: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER
Hourly Wage: $23.69 – $25.67
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
We require an independent Rehabilitation Assistant who has the confidence and skills to work unsupervised in clients’ homes located within Penticton. If you are seeking a dynamic opportunity to build skills in multiple areas of focus this is an opening for you!

Working in accordance with established vision and values of the organization and under the clinical direction of the Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist, the Community Rehabilitation Assistant functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team in meeting the needs of the client. The Community Rehabilitation Assistant carries out rehabilitative treatment plans and programs, and assists the Therapist in monitoring and evaluating client’s progression. The Community Rehabilitation Assistant assists clients with activities of daily living, and implements group and individual programs in clients’ homes and other community sites.

The days and hours are Monday to Thursday from 08:30 to 16:15.

If you would like to be part of our exciting team and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment while building your skill competencies, we would love to hear from you. Apply Today!

Qualifications
Education, Training and Experience:

Graduate of a recognized Rehabilitation Assistant Program, plus one year’s recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, and to understand written and verbal instructions.
• Ability to work independently and with other members of the health care team, clients and their families.
• Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
• Ability to perform tasks delegated by a Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist or tasks within established programs that encourage client independence, optimize function and improve quality of life.
• Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.
• Ability to instruct.
• Home management skills.
• Knowledge of psychosocial rehabilitation principles.
• Ability to organize and prioritize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment including software applications.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position including walking, stooping, bending, transferring clients.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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