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REHABILITATION ASSISTANT – ACUTE CARE

Apply Now Job ID 1218510 Date posted 02/08/2019
Job title :REHABILITATION ASSISTANT – ACUTE CARE
Community :CRANBROOK
Facility :EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Position Summary

Located in Cranbrook East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) is responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to patients throughout its service area.

An opportunity exists for a Rehabilitation Assistant to join the Acute Care team at EKRH. The priority for this Rehabilitation Assistant position will be working with post-surgical clients recovering and mobilizing from hip or knee surgeries, stroke and frail elderly. Some time is required to support the SLP in communication therapy. An ideal candidate will be comfortable in the acute care setting with strong clinical background. This is an opportunity to build on a wide range of skills.

This position will work under the clinical direction of the hospital’s Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and one Speech-Language Pathologist and carry out rehabilitative treatment plans and programs. Two other Rehabilitation Assistants support the multi-disciplinary team. Days of work will be a rotating schedule of 4 days (08:00 to 16:00); weekend work will be required every third week.

This position is eligible for Interior Health’s benefits package.

We invite you to discover the rewards and career satisfaction that our growing organization has to offer you. Where Every Person Matters!


Qualifications

Completion of a Rehabilitation Assistant Diploma Program.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
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