Overview

Vancouver Island Health Authority Rehabilitation Assistant Temporary in Vancouver Island, BC

Vancouver Island Health Authority

Branch Vancouver Island BC CA

Position:
Rehabilitation Assistant
Location:
Vancouver Island, BC

Valid BC Driver’s licence. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of the Vancouver Island Health Authority in accordance with the…

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient 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.

Reporting to the Manager, the Rehabilitation Assistant works as a member of an interprofessional team assisting clients in the community to achieve their rehabilitation goals and maximize their potential for independence. The Rehabilitation Assistant provides direct and indirect client care under the clinical direction of Rehabilitation Therapists (Occupational, Physical, Speech and Recreation Therapists) following the care plan as determined by the Rehabilitation Therapist(s) and discussing any modifications, changes or progressions to the plan prior to implementation.

Travel may be a requirement of this position. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of the Vancouver Island Health Authority in accordance with the service assignment and may require the use of a personal vehicle.

Qualifications

A. Education, Training and Experience

Completion of a two year Rehabilitation Assistant Program plus two (2) years recent, related experience; or an equivalent of education, training and experience. Valid BC Driver’s licence.

B. Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, their families and other members of the health care team, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients and staff
  • Ability to instruct
  • Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients
  • Ability to operate related equipment
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Vancouver Island, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-21
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