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REHABILITATION ASSISTANT – ACUTE INPATIENT CARE

Apply Now Job ID 1275731 Date posted 06/21/2019
Job title :REHABILITATION ASSISTANT – ACUTE INPATIENT CARE
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Penticton Regional Hospital is presently hiring for Casual positions within the Acute Care departments (i.e. Surgery, Medicine, Rehab). If you are seeking a dynamic opportunity to build skills in multiple areas of focus, this is the opening for you!

In accordance with the vision and values of the organization and under the clinical direction of a Physiotherapist and/or Occupational 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 patients/residents’ progression.

The days and hours are rotating days 07:30 to 15:30. Some weekend work is required as this is a 7 day/week service.

Casual employment provides relief in positions occupied by regular full time and regular part time employees. This includes short-notice, on-call shifts to covering in a specific position. Casual employees are called in to work in the order of their seniority and accumulate seniority on the basis of the number of hours worked. Interior Health requires all employees that work Casual to work a minimum of 225 hours over a twelve (12) month period.

If you would like to be part of our exciting team and enjoy working in a fast paced, Acute Care environment, we would love to hear from you.


Qualifications

*Please upload a copy of your Therapy Assistant Diploma with your application*

Education, Training, and Experience:
* Completion of a recognized 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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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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