Rehabilitation Assistant

Victoria, BC

Gorge Road Hospital - Victoria, BC V9A 1L2 CA

Royal Jubilee Hospital - Victoria, BC V8R 1J8 CA

Victoria General Hospital - Victoria, BC V8Z 6R5 CA (Primary)


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


Reports to the Manager or designate. Under the general direction of the treating Staff Therapist, carries out individual and group therapeutic, recreational, and physical activities to improve and maintain the functional abilities of patients and residents. Performs related functions such as providing direction to volunteers during activity programs, transporting patients and residents to and from treatment or activity area, and reporting observations on progress to Therapist.


QUALIFICATIONS:EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

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


SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to teach


Link to Full Job Description: https://jd.viha.ca/JD438.pdf


Additional information for applicants:

Job is Sunday to Thursday and caseload rotates Please note, only applicants that are fully vaccinated (7 days past their second dose of vaccine) are able to work at Island Health. This position is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order. This offer of employment is conditional upon you providing proof of your vaccination status prior to your first day. If proof of full vaccination (7 days past the second dose of vaccine) is not provided prior to the effective date, this offer will be rescinded.

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