Rehabilitation Assistant | Acute Care in Community Hospital

Position Summary

Nicola Valley Hospital is seeking a permanent, full time Rehabilitation Assistant to join the Interior Health team in the friendly city of Merritt, B.C.

Nicola Valley Hospital and Health Centre has eight acute care inpatient beds and includes a 24/7 Emergency Department, Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy, Public Health, Mental Health, Home and Community Care Nursing and Home Support and Lab and X-ray.

The Rehabilitation Assistant is an intrical member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team and is encouraged to work at top of scope. In this role the Rehabilitation Assistant engages with regular therapeutic inventions and is the eyes and ears of the rehab team. Your input is very valuable in determining adjustments needs for rehab programming or client readiness to move forward.

Shifts are Monday to Friday Days. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package plus generous vacation entitlement. Relocation Allowance package may be offered with position.

Interior Health is strongly committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer great educational opportunities to support and enhance knowledge and skills and help you progress at every stage of your Rehabilitation Assistant career.

Reasons to Join Interior Health:
• Comprehensive employer-paid benefits package
• Generous paid vacation entitlement
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary
• Access to our in-house learning and development centre
• Employee Health and Wellness programs
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals
• Employee pension plan
• Opportunities for career advancement
• Challenging and rewarding work environment
• Safe and welcoming communities

Effective April 1, 2023, hourly rate of pay is $30.06 per hour.

Qualifications

Completion of a recognized Rehabilitation Assistant 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 #:

01825383

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

NICOLA VALLEY HEALTH CTR

Location:

Merritt

Department:

MER PHYSIOTHERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$28.15

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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