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Apply Now Job ID 1134883 Date posted 06/26/2018
Community :CRANBROOK
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

An opportunity exists for a casual Rehabiliation Assistant to join the acute care team at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKH) in Cranbrook, BC.

The Therapy Assistant works with Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy in all areas of the hospital including Medical, Surgical, ER, ICU, Surgical Daycare and some work with outpatients. There is also potential to also pick up work in the community. Located in Cranbrook, between Kimberley and Fernie, EKH offers services including core physician specialties, 24 emergency and trauma services, Level 3 laboratory, acute and obstetrical care. The facility is responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to patients throughout its service area.

This is a casual position which means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary between 0 and 37.5 hours per week. Once hired into a causal position, employees are able to apply internally on relief and permanent positions as they become vacant. Many rewarding careers begin with casual employment!

Working in accordance with the vision and values of the organization and under the clinical direction of a Therapist, the Therapy Assistant functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team in meeting the needs of the patient. The Therapy Assistant carries out rehabilitative treatment plans and programs and assists Therapists in monitoring and evaluating patients’ progression.

Come and join us! We are committed to team work, empowerment, innovation and quality. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

COMMUNITY PROFILE; Nestling on sloping plains, Cranbrook faces the Purcell Mountains to the west and the Rockies to the north and east. With mild winters and more sunshine hours than any other BC city, Cranbrook has become a favoured spot to work, play, retire or raise a family.


Education, Training and Experience:
Completion of a Rehabilitation Assistant Diploma Program.
Valid Driver's License.

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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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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