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Rehabilitation Assistant - 12601   View Full Job Description

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Close Date
Open Until Filled
Collective Agreement
Facilities
City
Nanaimo http://www.viea.ca/doing-business-on-vancouver-island/regions--communities
Facility
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
Department/Work Area
NRG Physiotherapy
Days Off
Other
Job Type
Casual
Salary Range
$23.89 - $23.89
Multi-Site
No
Date employee Required
Immediately
Does the position require a criminal record check?
Yes
Travel May Be Required
No

  Job Description

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Vancouver Island Health Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Under the direction and supervision of an Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist or Speech/Language Pathologist and as a member of a collaborative multidisciplinary health care team, the Rehabilitation Assistant assists patients/clients to achieve their rehabilitation goals through the implementation of assigned rehabilitative activities and/or treatment interventions.


  Qualifications

A. Education, Training and Experience

Completion of a Rehabilitation Assistant Program or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

B. Skills and Abilities

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Organize work.
  • Ability to type.
  • Operate related equipment.