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Apply Now Job ID 1277496 Date posted 06/25/2019
Community :KELOWNA
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Are you a Rehabilitation Assistant who is interdependent, adaptable, and enjoys working as part of a high-functioning and cohesive team? Kelowna General Hospital's Occupational Therapy is seeking to hire new Casual Rehabilitation Assistant team members to assist with coverage in the hospital’s Acute Care areas and Long Term Care facilities.

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

Kelowna General Hospital Occupational Therapy operates 7 days per work. Shifts may be scheduled on a rotating basis, including weekends, where hours of work are 08:30 to 16:3 0 hours.

Casual employment means there are no guarantee of hours and work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Casual employees will 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, you have the option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans. Many careers with Interior Health begin with on-call employment and lead to regular employment.

Interior Health (IH) offers a positive work environment that promotes continuous learning, professional growth, and clinical skill development. When you join IH, you will be part of a progressive, multi-disciplinary team that consistently focuses on leading practice rehabilitation programs.


• Completion of a recognized Rehabilitation Assistant or Therapy Assistant Diploma Program.
• Valid Driver’s License. A vehicle may be required for work.

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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