Rehabilitation Assistant - Seniors Wellness
lifemark.ca
Nanaimo, British Columbia , CA
5d ago

Lifemark Seniors Wellness is one of the largest rehabilitation focused companies dedicated to providing therapy solutions for seniors.

With over 30 years of experience, we are a preferred partner of more than 185 LTC homes, 55 retirement communities and provide over 180 senior dwellings with physiotherapy, occupational therapy and therapeutic group exercise programming.

  • As Canada's largest physiotherapy company, our purpose is : Movement to a better life. For our staff, the Lifemark difference is based on 4 pillars : We foster innovative thinking;
  • assist with career development; we support personal health and wellness; and devoted to making a real impact in the communities that we live and work in.

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Rehabilitation Assistant to join our growing team!

    Start date : Immediate

    Schedule : Monday-Friday Status : Full Time

    Specific requirements : Must have access to a vehicle to travel to various work locations.

    In this role you will :

  • Provide assistance to supervising Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists for treatment of Senior Wellness residents
  • Assist PT's / OT's in performing various components of the resident's treatment plan
  • Perform various treatments as prescribed and directed by the supervising Physiotherapist
  • May conduct exercise classes
  • Set up, prepare, and maintain equipment, and clean up after resident's treatments (such as hot packs, ice, electrical modalities)
  • Ensure that the gym and treatment area, if applicable, are safe and tidy
  • Maintain regular ongoing communication with the PT / OT regarding any changes or concerns about a resident's status or treatment interventions
  • Complete "Daily Treatment Records" as directed by the PT / OT
  • Successful applicants will possess :

  • Rehabilitation Assistant / Exercise Therapist / Physical Education academic background
  • Previous experience working within a Seniors’ care setting is preferred
  • Excellent communicator
  • Reliable and independent
  • A valid Vulnerable Sector screening check
  • Apply today!

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