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REHABILITATION ASSISTANT – LONG TERM CARE

Apply Now Job ID 1333015 Date posted 11/13/2019
Job title :REHABILITATION ASSISTANT – LONG TERM CARE
Community :TRAIL
Facility :POPLAR RIDGE PAVILLION
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Poplar Ridge Pavilion, located in the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail, BC, embodies a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. This facility is located on the top floor of a two storey building and is designed for extended care. It has 4 single rooms, 4 four bed rooms, and 15 double rooms.

We are looking to build our Casual Rehabilitation Assistant pool with new team members. 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 absences in a specific position. Interior Health requires all employees that work Casual to work a minimum of 225 hours over a twelve (12) month period.

Under the clinical direction of the Physiotherapist 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 client’s progression. The Rehabilitation Assistant assists clients with activities of daily living, and implements group and individual programs in clients’ homes and other community sites.

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, there is the option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.


Qualifications

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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