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Rehabilitation Assistant

Location: Toronto
Company: Humber River Regional Hospital
Hours: Part time

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Join our team of Allied Health professionals and improve patient outcomes here at Humber River Hospital.

At Humber River Hospital the Allied Health team plays a pivotal role delivering diagnostic, technical, supportive and therapeutic patient care.

Rehabilitation Assistants are valued members of our Allied Services Department.

The Rehabilitation Assistant assists in implementing the treatment plan outlined by a therapist for each assigned patient. The Rehabilitation Assistant will support Physiotherapists/ Occupational Therapists in order to optimize patient outcomes.

Are you a compassionate Rehabilitation Assistant who is focused on delivering high-quality, safe-care? If yes, we invite you to read the details below then apply.

Reporting Relationship: Manager of Allied Health Services & Outpatient Rehab

Hourly Rate Range: $26.66 - $31.48

Availability: Work Days in the Week: Weekdays (Mon-Fri), Weekends, and Statutory Holidays

Location: Finch Reactivation Care Centre location (primary site), with some cross coverage at the Church RCC and Wilson required


Position Responsibilities:

  • Assisting both Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist with patient treatments within the Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), with the primary home base at the Finch RCC. There will be a primary focus on an ALC Seniors patient population.
  • Occasional cross coverage within the Church RCC site or at the Wilson site (both within the Medicine and Surgery program) may be required as needed.
  • Assisting with patient lifting, transferring and transporting as required.
  • Providing assigned, delegated treatment regimes.
  • Adherence to all delegated responsibilities.
  • Preparing patients for treatment.
  • Assisting the therapist in related duties.
  • Maintaining timely charting and workload measurement.
  • Monitoring and maintenance of equipment
  • Other duties as assigned, including general equipment monitoring and departmental duties such as light cleaning and maintenance of equipment.
  • Clinical supervision of students, including OTA/PTA students in collaboration with the PT or OT.
  • Position requires regular scheduled work on weekdays, weekends and statutory holidays on a rotational basis.
  • Occasional cross coverage within the medicine and surgery programs may be required at the Wilson site.
  • Ability to travel from site to site may be required as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Current experience at HRH as a Rehab Assistant or a graduate from a PTA and OTA Certificate/Diploma program from a recognized institution
  • Must be able to work well under supervision and maintain the delegation of responsibilities for support personnel as mandated of the Ontario College of Physiotherapists and the Ontario College of Occupational Therapists.
  • Experience in an acute hospital setting preferred.
  • Experience in working with an ALC patient population is an asset and preferred. Experience working with an active inpatient population is an asset.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills and teamwork.
  • Must be capable of bending, stretching and lifting while assisting patients.
  • Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be organized and able to complete tasks within the allocated time frames.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Availability for scheduled weekday and weekend work will be required.
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.

Why Humber? Why Now?

Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care, as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and encompass our values of Compassion, Professionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

We are a Huron Consulting hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Humber River Hospital is a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN), which is a dynamic network of academic health organizations providing leading edge research, teaching and clinical care.

We have collaborated with TAHSN member institutions in addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our membership in TAHSN supports our strategic pillar of advancing Humber River Hospital as a community academic hospital.

Humber River Hospital was the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in Patient Safety Award by the Canadian College of Health Leaders. This award recognizes teams that are committed to improving patient safety within a healthcare environment, through leadership, innovation, culture, and best practises.

Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it is our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.

This position will be filled in accordance to the ONA collective agreement.

Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.

Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Hospital

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Hospital, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee’s first date of employment Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis

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