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Therapy Assistant

CNP-12-1019
Part_Time Regular
Blairmore
Crowsnest Pass Community Health Site
Allied Health
.50
2012-11-08
2012-11-15  Time: 23:59
As soon as possible

Monday - Friday; Hours to be determined
$21.77-$26.36




Description
Under the supervision of a registered Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist demonstrates:
  • Ability to engage adult clients to work towards achieving wellness and health.
  • Respect for clients, families, and interprofessional health colleagues
  • An awareness of the Therapy Assistant role in the following health settings: acute care, rehabilitation service, continuing care and community.
  • Strong knowledge and familiarity with therapeutic exercise programs.
  • An understanding of enabling clients’ occupation needs.
  • Competency in the measurement and safe use of mobility aids such as canes, walkers and wheelchairs.
  • Familiarity with AADL program and processes.
  • Safe practices when lifting and/or transferring clients and/or equipment.
  • Good foundational knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Competency working with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to build knowledge and skills through self reflection, peer referencing, and self directed learning.
  • Verbal and written communication skills that is timely, clear and accurate.

    Required
  • Submission of a resume is required
  • Graduate of a certified Therapy Assistant Program preferred
  • Previous work experience with Occupational Therapy and/or Physical Therapy essential
  • Valid driver’s license – travel is required.
  • Current Basic Rescuer – CPR
  • Established computer skills. Microsoft office, Outlook and Meditech knowledge an asset.



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