Vancouver Coastal Health

Wheelchair/Rehabilitation Technician

Job ID 2023-93443
City North Vancouver
Work Location
LGH Evergreen House
Allied Health
Home Worksite
03 - Lions Gate Hospital
Labour Agreement
Facilities Subsector
100 - Facilities HEU
Position Type
Other Relief
Job Status
Temporary Full-Time
Standard Hours / Week
Job Category
Therapy Services
Salary Grade
Min Hourly
CAD $29.18/Hr.
Max Hourly
CAD $29.18/Hr.
Shift Times
Days Off
Saturday, Stats, Sunday
Position Start Date
As soon as possible
End Date
Position End Date - Incumbent
Position ends on the listed end date or upon the return of the incumbent.

Job Summary

Come work as a Wheelchair/Rehabiliation Technician with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!


Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Wheelchair/Rehabiliation Technician to join the team in North Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!


As a Wheelchair/Rehabiliation Technician, you will:

  • Works under the general supervision of an Occupational Therapist, sets up, produces and adapts assistive devices, wheelchairs and seating systems to enable clients to achieve and maintain maximum potential for independence.
  • Performs maintenance duties on wheelchairs and assistive technology devices as required.
  • Maintains an inventory of supplies, equipment, tools, wheelchairs, specialized mattresses, and seating components and arranges for maintenance and/or repair of equipment as necessary.
  • Utilizes various computer programs to facilitate ordering equipment, record keeping and communication.
  • Works under the direction of an Occupational Therapist, instructs staff, residents, family members and volunteers on the proper functioning of wheelchair and assistive device equipment, and reports relevant observations of resident’s progress to the Occupational Therapist.
  • Works under the direction of an Occupational Therapist, will carry out an intervention plan related to the provision of wheeled mobility and seating.


Education & Experience

  • Grade 10.
  • Four (4) years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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.

Closing Statement

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.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. 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. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2023.

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

***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. 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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