Requisition ID: 55021
Site: Simkin Centre
Department / Unit: Nursing
Posting Category: Clinical Support
Anticipated Shift: Days
Annual Base Hours: 806
Salary: $18.265, $18.813, $19.377, $19.958, $20.557, $21.174
Under the direction of the Occupational Therapist (OT)/ Physiotherapist (PT)/ Director of Care (DOC) is responsible for reviewing, implementing, monitoring and teaching residents, their families, and staff members how to maintain/improve the resident's level of independence while maintaining a supportive and safe environment.
Makes decisions with nursing staff in the absence of OT/PT, until the OT/PT are next available.
Performs all duties in accordance with established health and safety regulations/guidelines, policies and procedures (ex. utilizing personal protective equipment as per safe work procedures). Notifies manager or designate of all occurrences, injuries, illnesses or safety and health concerns which are likely to harm themselves, their co-workers or any others who enter the premises.
Required - Rehabilitative Assistant Certificate.
Health Care Aide Certificate is an asset
English-as-an-Additional Language (EAL) Level 6 required.
Two years experience as a Health Care Aide or rehabilitation assistant, or equivalent acceptable to the facility
Personal Health Information Act, Protection of Persons in Care Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) and Principles of Routine Practices.
Knowledge of Rehabilitative Assistant’s practices and techniques
Knowledge of health & hygiene practices
Knowledge of Occupational /Physiotherapy equipment including its functions and applications
Knowledge of Jewish culture and traditions.
Good organizational skills
Good observational skills
Ability to effectively communicate with all contacts
Ability to function in a computerized environment; ability to maintain written and computerized records such as an Excel spreadsheet and communicate through e-email
Ability to perform assigned duties accurately and efficiently without supervision
Effective interpersonal relationships demonstrated in carrying out duties
Able to meet deadlines for completion of work assignments and reports
Ability to maintain safety measures in the performance of duties
Good physical and mental health to meet the demands of the position; ability to lift 51 pounds
Ability to safely use supplies and equipment
This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, and Child & Adult Abuse Registry Checks. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.