Vancouver Coastal Health

  • Rehabilitation Assistant (OT/PT)

  • Job Description

    Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada's finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team.

    Job Title: Rehabilitation Assistant (OT/PT)
    Work Site: Powell River Hospital
    Status: Casual (0 FTE)
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Salary: $24.56 - $24.56 per hour
    Hours: various
    Reference#: 095362-bmc


    JOB SUMMARY:

    Within the context of a patient/client/resident and family centred care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, this position functions under the operational supervision of the Program Manager, the practice supervision of the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Practice Coordinators, and the work direction of designated occupational therapist and physiotherapist , in coordination with the other interdisciplinary team members, to carry out established rehabilitative activities in both occupational therapy (OT) and physiotherapy (PT) scope of practices. Responsibilities include receiving assignments and implementing lower risk interventions related to the clinical aspects of OT/PT care plans, demonstrating and teaching activities, adapting devices to enable patients/clients/residents to maximize their potential for independence, providing functional direction to patient/client/residents and family, and assisting with practicing daily living skills. Reports relevant observations of patient/client/resident progress and behaviours, provides direction to volunteers, organizes and cleans equipment and supplies for activities, and maintains established inventory of supplies.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education & Experience

    • Completion of an accredited Rehabilitation Assistant Program 

     

    Knowledge, Skills & 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 staffpostings.vch.ca 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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