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Apply Now Job ID 1326381 Date posted 10/24/2019
Community :OLIVER
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

We require an independent Rehabilitation Assistant who has the confidence and skills to work unsupervised in several Interior Health worksites located within the Oliver, BC area. We are building our team of Casual Rehabilitation Assistants who are interested in working with South Okanagan General Hospital, Sunnybank Retirement Centre, and McKinney Place Extended Care.

If you are experienced in rehabilitation therapy, have exceptional communication skills and enjoy working within a multi-disciplinary team environment, we invite you to apply today.

Under the clinical direction of a Therapist, the Rehabilitation Assistant functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team in meeting the needs of the client. The Rehabilitation Assistant carries out rehabilitative treatment plans and programs and assists the therapist in monitoring and evaluating residents’ progression.

Casual employment includes: 1) Vacation relief, 2) Union relief, 3) and Short-call sick. Interior Health requires all employees that work casual to work a minimum of 225 hours over a twelve (12) month period. Days of work are Mondays through Fridays and shifts may vary with hours 08:00 to 16:00. Once hired into a casual position, employees become eligible to apply internal on relief and permanent positions as they become vacant. Casual employees will receive 12.6% of their straight time pay in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, there is the option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.

BC’s rural towns and smaller cities offer natural beauty, access to backcountry adventures, community connections, peace of mind, and a quieter way of life. Experience the satisfaction that comes from working and living in a rural area.


Education, Training and Experience:
• Completion of a recognized Rehabilitation Assistant or Therapy Assistant Diploma Program.
• Valid Driver’s License is 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.
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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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