Lifemark

Lifemark

Nanaimo, BC

REHA-Rehabilitation Assistant

Lifemark Seniors Wellness is one of the largest rehabilitation focused companies dedicated to providing therapy solutions for seniors. With over 30 years of experience, we are a preferred partner of more than 185 LTC homes, 55 retirement communities and provide over 180 senior dwellings with physiotherapy, occupational therapy and therapeutic group exercise programming. As Canada's largest physiotherapy company, our purpose is: Movement to a better life. For our staff, the Lifemark difference is based on 4 pillars: We foster innovative thinking; assist with career development; we support personal health and wellness; and devoted to making a real impact in the communities that we live and work in.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Rehabilitation Assistant to join our growing team!

Location: British Columbia- Nanaimo Seniors Village

Start date: Immediate

Schedule: Flexible

Status: Part time

In this role, you will:

  • Provide assistance to supervising Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists for treatment of Seniors Wellness residents
  • Assist PT's/OT's in performing various components of the resident's treatment plan
  • Perform various treatments as prescribed and directed by the supervising Physiotherapist
  • May conduct exercise classes
  • Set up, prepare, and maintain equipment, and clean up after resident's treatments (such as hot packs, ice, electrical modalities)
  • Ensure that the gym and treatment area, if applicable, are safe and tidy
  • Maintain regular ongoing communication with the PT/OT regarding any changes or concerns about a resident's status or treatment interventions
  • Complete "Daily Treatment Records" as directed by the PT/OT

Successful applicants will possess:

  • Rehabilitation Assistant/Exercise Therapist/Kinesiology academic background (or Physiotherapy education/experience from a country outside of Canada)
  • Previous experience working within a Seniors’ care setting is preferred
  • Excellent communicator
  • Reliable and independent
  • A valid Vulnerable Sector screening check

 

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