Rehabilitation Assistant (OT/PT)
Vancouver Coastal Health
Victoria, Canada
3h ago


Within the context of a patient / client / resident and family centred care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, this position functions under the operational supervision of the Program Manager, the practice supervision of the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Practice Coordinators, and the work direction of designated occupational therapist and physiotherapist , in coordination with the other interdisciplinary team members, to carry out established rehabilitative activities in both occupational therapy (OT) and physiotherapy (PT) scope of practices.

Responsibilities include 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.

Reports relevant observations of patient / client / resident progress and behaviours, provides direction to volunteers, organizes and cleans equipment and supplies for activities, and maintains established inventory of supplies.


Education & Experience

  • Completion of a recognized Rehabilitation Assistant Program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • 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.
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