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Rehabilitation Assistant - Long Term Care/Outreach
Location:Creston
Facility:SWAN VALLEY LODGE
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Competition #:01268504
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.77 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:SWAN VALLEY LODGE
Department:SVL PHYSIOTHERAPY
Reports To:PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$25.98
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:Effective April 3, 2020, hourly rate of pay increases to $26.49.

Position Summary

We are looking for a patient-centred, team player who has the ability to work interdependently in a Rehabilitation Assistant part-time position at Swan Valley Lodge.

This position is rotating days with shifts times 08:00 to 15:00 or 08:00 to 16:00 hours. Working one weekend per month is a requirement. This position offers 57 hours bi-weekly.

Swan Valley Lodge, located in Creston, embodies a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. This facility is a 90 bed facility and includes a max of six respite/convalescent beds and a 23 bed dementia unit.

Under the clinical direction of the Therapist, the Rehabilitation Assistant functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team in meeting the needs of the client. The Rehabilitation Assistant carries out rehabilitative treatment plans and programs and assists the therapist in monitoring and evaluating patients/residents’ progression. In addition to supporting therapy with the short stay and long term care clients there is a tiny bit of outreach involved in this role.

Interior Health offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, and Extended Health. In addition, a comprehensive Pension Plan is included for all permanent employees. Relocation Allowance package to be offered with position.

If you are a self-starter, friendly, fairly independent with ability to prioritize your work day, we would love to hear from you!

Creston (population 5,246) is a country town with a sizeable backyard. Go south into the rural communities of Erickson, Canyon, and Lister and discover the agricultural heartland of the valley. Here, the landscape is marked by cherry orchards, dairy farms, and more recently, vineyards. There are opportunities to go biking or hiking or play 18-holes on a golf course. Find a campsite for a weekend (or week-long) getaway. Some places also have guest ranches, caving, climbing, and ziplining.
 
Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Completion of a recognized, two-year Rehabilitation Assistant Diploma Program.
• Valid Driver’s License as required.

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.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT