Rehabilitation Assistant Job in Sioux Lookout for Firefly |

Rehabilitation Assistant

October 14 2020
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Health, Security, Disability, Therapy Services
Sioux Lookout, ON

Purpose of Position:

The Rehabilitation Assistant will assist Physiotherapists and/or Occupational Therapists in the interventions of preschool and school aged clients, monitor, maintain and organize equipment.

Key Job Functions:

  • Assist in conducting discipline specific screenings
  • Assist in the organization of summer therapy camps in Dryden, Kenora and Sioux lookout.
  • Assist in the provision of discipline specific therapy programs
  • Provide program support including informal and formal documentation
  • Prepare resource and promotional materials
  • Maintain rehabilitation equipment
  • Perform other duties as required

Education/Experience/Skills Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited PT/OT/Rehabilitation Assistant Diploma program preferred or diploma in a Health Sciences or related field
  • Experience in Clinical Rehabilitation in an outpatient or community based setting
  • Experience working with children who experience a variety of challenges
  • Demonstrated knowledge or mature experience in child development
  • Demonstrated knowledge, familiarity and proficiency with PT/OT current assessment and intervention techniques, including anatomy and pathophysiology, therapeutic outcome measures and all therapeutic equipment and modalities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computers and windows based software programs/ keyboarding skills.
  • Ability to independently manage and maintain Rehabilitation equipment inventory.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Able to work flexible hours
  • Must hold a valid Driver's License

Conditions of Employment:

  • The ability to manage a reasonable workload; effective priority-setting and follow-up
  • Role model the vision and values of the Agency
  • Value the concept of teamwork and ability to work independently
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to deal with conflict, mediate and problem solve
  • Quality of work to meet or exceed Agency specifications
  • Current Criminal Reference check that is free of any offenses
  • Must respect and actively promote health and safety policies of the Agency
  • Travel throughout the Agency service region is required
  • Some evening and weekend work may be required

FIREFLY offers a comprehensive benefits package including: a defined benefit pension plan (HOOPP), generous paid time off entitlements, excellent benefits coverage including Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Critical Illness benefits.

Applications will be accepted until Friday, October 23, 2020

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