COMMUNITY REHABILIATION ASSISTANT
INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY
Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada
35d ago

Position Summary

Are you an experienced Rehabilitation Assistant looking to expand your skills into a community care setting? We have an opportunity for a Community Rehab Assistant at the Kimberley Health Centre (KMC) in Kimberley BC.

KMC is one of ten Primary Health Care Centres available within Interior Health communities. Primary Health Care Centres have a more comprehensive and coordinated approach to healthcare delivery.

Each centre has an interdisciplinary healthcare team that provides a range of services in a single site , a visit to a physiotherapist, pharmacist, or public health nurse.

The selection of services offered in each Primary Health Care Centre reflects the unique needs of its community. The types of services delivered depend on patient needs and on whether comparable services are available nearby.

The Community Rehabilitation Assistant functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team in meeting the needs of the client.

The Community Rehabilitation Assistant carries out rehabilitative treatment plans and programs, and assists the Therapist in monitoring and evaluating client’s progression.

The Community Rehabilitation Assistant assists clients with activities of daily living, and implements group and individual programs in clients’ homes and other community sites.

This is a casual opportunity which means there are no guaranteed hours of work - hours can vary from 0 to 37.5 hrs / wk.

Once hired into a casual positions, employees are eligible to apply internally on relief and permanent positions as they become available.

Many great careers begin with casual employment!

Come and join our cohesive team in a location that offers great work / life balance. Join Interior Health, where Every Person Matters!!

COMMUNITY PROFILE :

Tucked away in the southeast corner of British Columbia is the city of Kimberley, only 60 minutes from the US / Canada border.

Ski Mountain and Kimberley Alpine Resort, are just minutes from downtown, all stunning places to enjoy. Outstanding hospitality, exciting festivals, beautiful scenery and the deer that live in town all await you.

The radiant colour of fall and the winter snows create a wonderland of pristine splendour in this thriving, naturally beautiful city.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience :

Interior Health requires a candidate to have completed a two year, therapy assistant diploma program recognized by the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant Education Accreditation Program ().

Skills and 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.
  • Current valid BC Driver’s License.
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