Recreation/Rehabilitation Aide (Full-time)
Golden Life Management
Invermere, BC, CA
6d ago

It's an amazing time to join Golden Life as we continue to expand our seniors housing, care, and services within western Canada.

We’re looking for a qualified, full-time Recreation / Rehabilitation Aide to join our team at Columbia Garden Village in Invermere, BC .

This is a combination of both the Recreation Aide and Rehabilitation Assistant roles. If you are a strong team player, then we’d like to hear from you!

The successful candidate will have related experience and has a passion for providing high quality care and support for seniors.

Please note that for the duration of the Single Site Staffing Order (PHO April 10 Order), candidates must not be actively working at another long-term care / assisted living site, as prohibited by the Order :

https : / / www2.gov.bc.ca / assets / gov / health / about-bc-s-health-care-system / office-of-the-provincial-health-officer / covid-19 / covid-19-pho-order-long-term-care-facility-staff-assignment.pdf

Duties will include, but are not limited to :

  • Implements resident activities related to the needs, abilities, interests and choices of residents within the specified program area and as may be identified on the care plan.
  • Participates as a member of the program team, reports on resident participation, achievements and level of perceived enjoyment.
  • Facilitates, encourages and supports residents to participate in a variety of activities and programs.
  • Performs delegated duties such as implementing individual and group interventions and activities that improve or maintain functional abilities of patients.
  • Conducts individual and group therapeutic activities, such as therapeutic ambulation, wheelchair mobility training (manual and power), exercise classes, and individual prescribed exercises, to restore, improve, and maintain a patient’s functional ability.
  • As instructed, assists therapist during direct treatment or during assessment sessions.
  • Reports observations on patient progress and condition to DOCC and other appropriate team members.
  • Maintains records such as statistics, and inventories, and performs related duties by utilizing a personal computer, word processing software tools, and related equipment.
  • Our culture attracts proactive self-starters who exhibit good judgment, innovation, selflessness, courage, impact, candid communication, inclusion, integrity, passion, and curiosity.

    If this resonates, maybe you’re the right person to join the Golden Life team.

    The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications :

  • Graduation from an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program with a minimum six months experience.
  • Successful completion of a recognized Recreation / Rehabilitation Certificate course is preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years (recent) related experience working in a seniors’ housing / care environment and delivering programs and services within a social model framework is considered an asset.
  • Must possess current First Aid training.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Valid Class 4 Driver’s License (exception may be given to successful candidate to obtain License within probation period).
  • Capable of carrying out significant lifting, carrying, bending and reaching.
  • Clear Vulnerable Sector - Criminal Record Check.
  • Physician’s Waiver, negative TB Screening and Immunization record.
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