Rehabilitation Assistant (Occupational Therapy/Physiotherapy)

Vancouver Coastal Health - Vancouver, BC (il y a 30+ jours)

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Job Description:
Job Title: Rehabilitation Assistant (Occupational Therapy/Physiotherapy)

Work Site:
Vancouver Acute Resource Services (VARS), Vancouver General Hospital

GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, and UBC Hospital

Status: Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $26.49 per hour
Hours: Various
Reference#: 129459-nmo

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

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Rehabilitation Assistant to join the Vancouver Acute Resource Services (VARS) team based out of Vancouver General Hospital. This position will also work out of GF Strong Rehabilitaiton Centre, and UBC Hospital. Apply today to join our team!

As a Rehabilitation Assistant with Vancouver Acute Resource Services (VARS) you will make your impact by:

Working under the direction of the designated occupational therapist and physiotherapist to carry out established rehabilitative activities in both occupational therapy (OT) and physiotherapy (PT) scope of practices
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
Reporting relevant observations of patient/client/resident progress and behaviours
Providing direction to volunteers, and organizing and cleaning equipment and supplies for activities
Maintaining the established inventory of supplies


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.

Education & Experience

Completion of a recognized Rehabilitation Assistant Program.

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.

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 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.