Physiotherapy Assistant
Saint Elizabeth Health Care
Thunder Bay, Canada
3d ago

About Us :

SE Health (Saint Elizabeth Health Care) is a social enterprise applying our knowledge, vision and drive to forever impact how people live and age at home, today and into the future.

As a not-for-profit organization with Canadian roots and 110 years of expertise, we bring quality excellence and innovation to home care, seniors lifestyle and family caregiving.

Through our team of 9,000 Leaders of Impact, we deliver 20,000 care exchanges daily, totaling 50 million in the last decade alone.

FULL-TIME and PART-TIME OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE

POSITION SUMMARY :

As a key member of the Saint Elizabeth clinical team the PTA will work with clients to increase their health and wellness.

The suitable PTA will be able to work well independently and in a team, they will be customer service focused, and have great people skills.

We are currently seeking PTA in Thunder Bay.

RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Assist the supervising physiotherapist in performing various components of the treatment plans for individuals living in residential care communities
  • Perform various treatments as prescribed and directed by the supervising Physiotherapist including but not limited to gait training, balance exercises, transfer training, range of motion, strengthening, application of modalities.
  • i.e. heat, ice, ultrasound, TENS)

  • Deliver dynamic, safe and therapeutically beneficial exercise classes for groups of residents
  • Set up and prepare equipment and clean up after residents’ treatments
  • Ensure that the resident gym and treatment areas are safe and tidy
  • Maintain regular ongoing communication with the physiotherapist regarding any changes or concerns about a resident’s status or treatment interventions
  • REQUIREMENTS :
  • PTA experience
  • PTA experience
  • Knowledge of adaptive equipment, gait aids and wheelchairs
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform repetitive bending, reaching, pushing, lifting and transferring using proper / safe body mechanics.
  • BCLS and CPR certificate.
  • Availability to work flexible hours.
  • Vulnerable sector check (current).
  • Saint Elizabeth is committed to the success of all its employees.

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