REHABILITATION ASSISTANT – LONG TERM CAREApply Now Job ID 1279534 Date posted 07/16/2019
Facility :KIMBERLEY SPEC CARE HOME
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.79 FTE)
We are seeking a Rehabilitation Assistant at Kimberley Special Care Home on permanent, part time basis (59 hours bi-weekly).
Kimberley Special Care Home is a long term care facility embodying a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. The facility consists of 53 residential beds, 2 flexible short stay beds, and 24 hour nursing service with Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Assistant services.
In this role the Rehabilitation Assistant carries out rehabilitative treatment plans and programs and assists the Therapist(s) in monitoring and evaluating residents’ progression. The overall goal is taking clinical direction from a Therapist and functioning as a member of the multidisciplinary team in meeting the needs of the resident.
Shifts are scheduled Monday to Friday (09:00 to 15:24 hours). Interior Health offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. In addition, a comprehensive Pension Plan is included for all permanent employees. Relocation Allowance package to be offered with position.
We are seeking a Rehabilitation Assistant who demonstrates a continuous improvement and best practice approach in rehabilitation practice while advancing his/her own clinical competence.
Our worksites offer you an environment that will challenge your professional, technical, and practical skills. We are dedicated to effective quality care and patient advocacy and have leadership that is committed to teamwork, engagement, and innovation.
If you would like to be part of our therapy team and experience an excellent opportunity we would love to hear from you!
Education, Training and Experience:
• Completion of a recognized, two-year Rehabilitation Assistant Diploma Program.
• Valid Driver’s License as required.
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.
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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