Physiotherapy Assistant
Lifemark
Mississauga, Ontario
9d ago

Permanent Part Time

This position will be providing exercise classes for 18-20 hours per week in Mississauga and Oakville.

Lifemark began over 17 years ago and is currently in a period of significant expansion. Born and bred in Canada, Lifemark has over 2,000 employees and provides services in over 100 physiotherapy clinics in 8 provinces.

In addition, Lifemark operates a Seniors Wellness division providing services to over 165 long-term care and retirement homes in Ontario and BC, as well as a homecare division operating under the Community Advantage Rehab brand.

Lifemark is also a leading provider of Medical Assessments performing independent medical assessments across Canada under the Viewpoint brand.

In this role you will :

  • Implement exercise and education programs for seniors that focus on increasing mobility, pain relief, building strength, and improving balance
  • Provide a consistent approach to prevent falls, reduce injuries, improve awareness of safety within the participant’s daily activities, develop understanding of risks, falls prevention strategies, post-
  • fall injuries, as well as increase participants’ independence, cognition, mobility and quality of life

  • Prepare and maintain progress reports and basic metrics on participants and produces data as requested
  • Be responsible for classroom setup and ensuring participants are able to enter program site
  • Attentively monitor residents while utilizing exercise equipment; promote and demonstrate safe use of all equipment as well as proper infection control practices for equipment
  • Support and participate in the development and implementation of programs and objectives
  • Accurately data collect data for reporting
  • Participate in the ongoing education of residents within the scope of the programs
  • Qualifications :

  • Graduate of university Kinesiology degree program or PTA diploma
  • First Aid (CPR & AED) Certification
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