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Rehabilitation Assistant (Occupational Therapy/Physiotherapy)

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Job Title: Rehabilitation Assistant (Occupational Therapy/Physiotherapy)Work Site: Personalized Support and Stabilization (PSS), Three Bridges Community Health Centre - Vancouver, BCStatus: Regular Full TimeStart Date: As soon as possible Salary: $24.57 - $26.62 per hourHours:

0830-1630

Days off: Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays

Reference#: 142719-ach

 

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

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Rehabilitation Assistant to join the Personalized Support & Stabilization (PSS) in Vancouver Community. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Rehabilitation Assistant with VCH you will:

  • Provide assigned physical / occupational therapy therapeutic interventions.
  • Assist in modification of OT / PT care plans and facilitates transition to community programs in order to enable clients to maximize potential for independence.
  • Provides functional direction to family, reports relevant observations of client's condition in writing or by utilizing basic computer literacy, manages equipment safety and inventory.

About Personalized Support and Stabilization (PSS)

 

Personalized Support and Stabilization is a new community team of interdisciplinary professionals working together to support people to safely transition, early on, from hospital settings back to their homes in the community.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Completion of a recognized Diploma level Rehabilitation Assistant Program with Occupational and Physical therapy components plus one (1) year's recent, related experience working with target population.
  • Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel requires the use of a personal vehicle for which mileage will be reimbursed.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Computer literacy skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
  • Ability to motivate clients and to encourage progression through therapeutic goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide self-care instruction and education.

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.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?


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 delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

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

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings 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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