Rehabilitation Assistant | Long Term CareApply Now Job ID 1476521 Date posted 04/29/2021
Community :WILLIAMS LAKE
Facility :DENI HOUSE
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME
Interior Health’s Deni House invites applications for the role of relief full time Rehabilitation Assistant.
Deni House located in Williams Lake adjacent to Cariboo Memorial Hospital, embodies a resident–centred philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level and provide the best quality of life possible. Deni House has thirteen private and five 3-bed rooms. Nine of the beds are designated as short stay, including two palliative suites.
As a member of the Deni House multidisciplinary rehabilitation team, you will carry out designated components of a rehabilitative treatment plan and/or program as directed by an Occupational Therapist or a Physiotherapist, such as strengthening, range of motion (ROM), ambulation training, self-care activities, life skills, work simulation, seating, and positioning. Reporting to the Professional Practice Leader you will draw upon your ability contribute to the overall evaluation of the client identifying and reporting verbally or in writing observable social, emotional, cognitive, physical and functional factors which might impact the client’s therapeutic program and progress. In this role the Rehabilitation Assistant demonstrates the techniques of activities to clients as directed by the Therapist, such as the use of prescribed treatment/adaptive devices (i.e. splints, wheelchairs, walkers, modified eating utensils, work simulation tools, and other equipment as required).
At Deni House you will find a seasoned, supportive and cohesive team that will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community. We welcome receiving your application today!
** 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. **
Education, Training and Experience:
• Completion of a recognized, two-year Rehabilitation Assistant Diploma Program.
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