Interior Health Rehabilitation Assistants carry out rehabilitative treatment plans and programs as directed by a Physiotherapist and/or an Occupational Therapist, and function as a member of the multidisciplinary team in meeting the needs of the residents/patients.
This position will provide relief part time coverage (0.82FTE) until the return of incumbent at Merritt’s Coquihalla Gillis House. Days of work are Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays; 07:00 to 15:00 hours.
Upon completion of 180 hours, there is option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans. When the employee occupies the position for 6 months or longer, entitlement to the reimbursement for benefits and enrollment in the benefit plan will be at the expense of the employer. Relocation Allowance package may be offered with position.
What Will You Work On?
In this position the Rehabilitation Assistant works under the direction of both Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist and works with residents in Long Term Care and in the Short Stay Bed Program. And may be asked to work at Nicola Valley Hospital as required.
How Will You Create Impact?
You will contribute to the multidisciplinary team by helping residents maintain their quality of life and dignity. Being the one Rehabilitation Assistant at the worksite you will contribute a specialized body of knowledge in supporting residents’ mobility.
How Will We Help You Grow?
During your Rehabilitation Assistant career you will always have access to a therapist to support your work. When education opportunities arise you will have option to participate.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a healthcare professional who is a self-starter with ability to work independently and as a member of the team. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are an asset.
If you value being in a smaller four-season community with ample recreational opportunities and this position sounds like a fit to you, we welcome receiving your application!
Effective April 1, 2023, hourly rate of pay is $30.06 per hour.
Completion of a recognized Rehabilitation Assistant Program. Valid Driver’s License as required.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.