Rehabilitation Assistant | Casual

Position Summary

We are seeking Rehabilitation Assistants to join our cohesive Physical Therapy team.

You will form an integral part of the rehabilitation team and greatly enhance the amount of hands on time that clients receive to expedite their rehab and regain as much independence as possible.

You will be part of a team of clinicians working across the spectrum in Acute Care (i.e. Penticton Regional Hospital) with option to orientate to other South Okanagan facilities as required. Seeing clients in acute care to assist Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists to get clients up and going in the morning, practicing ADL’s, working on UE and cognitive work, doing exercises, practicing mobility as well as supporting feeding and communication treatments to maximize a person’s independence to hopefully be able to go home.

We are looking for new Casual team members who are willing to be flexible and have great people skills. Positive, initiative takers, and brings enthusiasm and energy to their work. Availability is important as Casual positions can and do work up to full time hours.

Shifts are rotating through a 7 day workweek and scheduled during the Day. 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.

Qualifications

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

Comments

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.

Competition #:

01772810

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL

Location:

Penticton

Department:

PRH PHYSIOTHERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$27.02

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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