Rehabilitation Assistant | Casual Pool Occupational Therapy

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Rehabilitation Assistant | Casual Pool Occupational Therapy

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 2, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Assistant
Client Interior Health Authority
Contact Information
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Community :KELOWNA
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

Interior Health’s Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) invites applications for the role of Rehabilitation Assistant. KGH is looking for a knowledgeable Rehabilitation Assistants with experience in carrying out rehabilitative treatment plans and programs and assisting a Therapist in monitoring and evaluating patients/residents’ progression.

KGH is a tertiary hospital and is the region’s main referral centre offering a full range of healthcare services and consisting of 400+ beds and over 84,000 Emergency Department visits yearly. As a member of the KGH Occupational Therapy multidisciplinary rehabilitation team, you will carry out designated components of a rehabilitative treatment plan and/or program as directed by an Occupational Therapist, such as ambulation training, self-care activities, life skills, work simulation, seating, and positioning.

Reporting to the Occupational Therapy Professional Practice Leader you will draw upon your ability contribute to the overall evaluation of the client identifying and reporting verbally or in writing observable social, emotional, cognitive, physical and functional factors which might impact the client’s therapeutic program and progress. In this role the Rehabilitation Assistant demonstrates the techniques of activities to clients as directed by the Therapist, such as the use of prescribed treatment/adaptive devices (i.e. splints, wheelchairs, walkers, modified eating utensils, work simulation tools, and other equipment as required).

Shifts will be available on a short-notice on-call bases and/or blocks of shifts pre-scheduled to relieve leaves of absences. The Casual Rehabilitation Assistant will be utilized in both Acute Care and Long-Term Care. Work when offered will be during the Day (08:30 to 16:30 hours, 08:45 to 13:45 hours). Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Casual employees receive 12.6% of their straight time pay, exclusive of all premiums, in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, there is option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.

Apply to join the Occupational Therapy team of rehabilitation professionals! Must enjoy a fast-paced work environment and have access to a personal vehicle and hold a valid driver’s license.


Education, Training and Experience:
• Completion of a recognized, two-year Rehabilitation Assistant Diploma Program.
• Valid Driver’s License as required.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal and would like assistance with tips on resume and cover letter writing, the Interior Health application process, or interview readiness, send us your query via email to [email protected] to reach an Employment Advisor.

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