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Rehabilitation Assistant

Vernon, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Position Summary
Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) has an immediate project position Rehabilitation Assistant opening. This position is part-time (0.71 FTE) with a rotating schedule of shift times 08:00 to 15:42 hours. The position’s end date is August 12, 2024.

The Rehabilitation Assistant will work in the VJH Movement is Medicine project position and focus is on offering daily opportunities to participate in ADLs and ambulation.

What We Offer:
• Relocation allowance for eligible positions
• Employer paid comprehensive benefits package
• Employer paid training/education opportunities
• Employee and Family Assistance Program
• Employer paid vacation
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals
• Job stability and team environment
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization in different areas of practice
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary

Within this role, a Rehabilitation Assistant:
• Is encouraged to work at top of scope.
• Engages patients with regular therapeutic interventions.
• Has a huge impact on progression of patient needs and their rehab journey.
• Is an intrical member of the rehabilitation team.
• Is relied on to be the eyes and ears of the rehab team.

VJH is a vital healthcare facility serving the North Okanagan region of B.C. With a commitment to excellence in patient care, VJH provides a wide range of medical services, including emergency care, surgical procedures, maternity services, diagnostic imaging, and specialized treatments. The hospital's dedicated team of healthcare professionals, combined with state-of-the-art medical technology and facilities, ensures that patients receive high-quality and compassionate care. VJH plays a crucial role in the community, offering comprehensive healthcare services to residents and visitors alike, with a focus on promoting health and wellness for all.

About this location | Nestled in the heart of B.C.’s breathtaking Okanagan Valley, Vernon is a captivating blend of natural beauty, outdoor adventures, and vibrant culture. Surrounded by rolling hills, lush vineyards, and crystal-clear lakes, this charming city offers a perfect escape for those seeking tranquility and adventure alike. Explore the endless outdoor opportunities that Vernon has to offer. Hike or bike along scenic trails that wind through picturesque forests and meadows, or enjoy a leisurely day of fishing or boating on the sparkling waters of Kalamalka Lake or Okanagan Lake. In the winter, the nearby ski resorts beckon with powdery slopes and thrilling downhill runs. But it's not just nature and culture that make Vernon special-it's the warm and welcoming community that embraces visitors and residents alike.

• Completion of a recognized Rehabilitation Assistant Program, or an internationally educated therapist who has the equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Valid Driver’s License is required.


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