Vancouver Coastal Health

Physiotherapy Assistant (Rehabilitation Assistant)

Job Description

Job Title: Physiotherapy Assistant (Rehabilitation Assistant)
Work Site: Minoru Residence - Richmond, BC
Status: Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $26.49 per hour


Casual shifts as required. This position does not work Saturdays, Sundays, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 130622-rme


Come work as a Physiotherapy Assistant with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Rehabilitation Assistant to join the team at Minoru Residence in Richmond, BC as a Physiotherapy Assistant. Apply today to join our team!


As a Physiotherapy Assistant you will:

  • Carry out established physiotherapy activities.
  • Demonstrate and teach techniques, and adapt devices to enable clients to maximize potential for mobility and independence.
  • Provide functional direction to family/volunteers.
  • Report relevant observations of resident’s condition in writing or by utilizing basic computer literacy to the physiotherapist.
  • Organize and coordinate the portering of clients, and clean and maintain designated equipment.


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.



Education & Experience

  • Completion of a Rehabilitation Assistant Program.

Knowledge & 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.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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