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Rehabilitation Assistant

Location
White Rock, BC
Details
Full Time
7 days ago

Fraser Health continues to be recognized as one of BC's Top Employers, come join our team!

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

We hire great people for outstanding jobs. We are looking for a Rehabilitation Assistant to provide support within our teamlocated in White Rock, British Columbia. We need your help to expand the ability to deliver prompt and professional service. If you're someone who is looking for a rewarding challenge, then this is the ideal position for you!
Position Highlights
Bring your knowledge and expertise to a role where you can really make a difference.
Build on your education and career experience as you: •Under the direction of a therapist such as a physiotherapist and/or occupational therapist, implements rehabilitation treatment plans and programs and assists the therapist in monitoring and evaluating a client's response to the treatment plan in a home or community setting; assists the therapist in the modification of care plans.
•Carries out designated components of a rehabilitative treatment plan and/or program such as, but not limited to, activities of daily living, mobility, strengthening and balance exercises/activities and leisure therapy; provides functional skills training to clients/families in activities of daily living, mobility and communication including integration with other client supports within the community. •Observes and reports cognitive and functional changes in client's ability or behaviour to the therapist that may warrant a progression or regression of the treatment; progresses treatment plan within the parameters established by the therapist and, where appropriate, in consultation with the interdisciplinary team; performs various tests as assigned such as, but not limited to, Berg Balance, Timed Up and Go and six-minute walk test. Qualifications:
    •Completion of a Rehabilitation Assistant Program
    •One (1) year recent related clinical experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    •Valid BC Driver's license and access to personal vehicle for business related purposes.

Participate in the rehabilitation activities of our clients and make a difference in their lives.
Valued Benefits
A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields. We offer a competitive compensation package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends and family as an excellent place to work. We value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

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