REHABILITATION ASSISTANT – ACUTEApply Now Job ID 1447977 Date posted 09/30/2020
Facility :KOOTENAY BNDRY RGNL HSPTL
We are seeking Rehabilitation Assistants with the knowledge and expertise required to effectively carry out patient-centred, rehabilitative treatment plans. In taking clinical direction from either a Physiotherapist and/or Occupational Therapist, the Rehabilitation Assistant functions as a member of the multidisciplinary health care team. This position assists Therapists in monitoring and evaluating patients and/or residents’ progression.
This is a Casual opportunity where work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. As the Rehabilitation in a Casual position, you may be asked to cover Acute, Community and/or Residential Care in Trail, Castlegar and Nelson, BC.
Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a Casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with Casual on-call positions and lead to regular employment.
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.
The Kootenays have a uniquely relaxed vibe. Grounded in mountain culture and artistic lifestyles, the locals in Castlegar, Nelson, and Rossland welcome visitors to explore their backyard and settle into Kootenay time.
If you would like to be part of our exciting team and experience an excellent opportunity to see a variety of patients in a diverse treatment 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.
This posting is for a position at a facility covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s Single Site Order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order.
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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