The Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy, Occupation Therapy or Communication Disorders Assistant, under the direction of the Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech and Language Pathologist, and / or Psychologist, is accountable for ensuring the delivery of the treatment program as prescribed by the applicable regulated health care practitioner.
The Assistant will support the adult and / or pediatric clients to help them achieve their maximum potential. Key responsibilities include carrying out the prescribed treatment program as directed and taught, documenting the clients’ progress, and reporting outcomes to the applicable regulated health care provider.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
The duties and responsibilities may include some or all of the following depending on work assignment :
Completion of a recognized Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, and / or Rehabilitation Assistant College Program. Will also consider a university degree in kinesiology and / or the possession of a RRP or CCRC designation.
Other Skills and Abilities
Enjoy dealing with people and working in a fast-paced customer service environment. Strong communication (oral and written) and presentation skills.
Exceptional interpersonal skills. Ability to handle difficult situations in an objective consistent manner. Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.
Ability to be self-directed and take direction. Demonstrated knowledge of personal computers and proficiency with secure email.
Commitment to continual learning. Valid driver’s license.