Physiotherapy Assistant

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Physiotherapy Assistant
Physical Revive - Thornhill, ON

Terms of Employment: Contract (Part-Time)
Salary: $12.00 to $13.00 Hourly for 25 hours per week
Anticipated Start Date: 2013/03/01
Location: Thornhill, Ontario
(1 vacancy)

This role is a contract opportunity for a qualified Physiotherapy Assistant to work under the supervision of a Registered Physiotherapist providing services.

Skill Requirements:
Education: Completion of university
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): Not applicable, Not required

Experience: minimum 1 year (Long Term Healthcare or Retirement Home experience will be asset)

Languages: Speak English (Fluent), Read English, Write English

Therapy Assistant Specific Skills: Provide support services to health care professionals, The Rehabilitation Assistant is responsible for independently carrying out prescribed rehabilitation under the direction and supervision of Physiotherapist (PT).

Must demonstrate excellent organizational skills with achieved time guidelines; work effectively and efficiently with supervising therapist.

Physiotherapy Assistant Specific Skills: Accompany patients to treatment rooms, Assist patients with maintenance programs as directed/supervised by physiotherapist, Assist patients in the use of therapeutic equipment (i.e. heat, ice, ultrasound, TENS) as directed/supervised by physiotherapist, Prepare and clean equipment physiotherapy equipment.

Perform various treatments as prescribed and directed by the supervising Physiotherapist including but not limited to balance exercises, range of motion, strengthening, application of modalities.

Deliver dynamic, safe and therapeutically beneficial exercise classes for groups of residents.

Maintain regular ongoing communication with the physiotherapist regarding any changes or concerns about a resident's status or treatment interventions.

Additional Skills: Maintain records and inventories of supplies, Clean and maintain equipment, Perform general clerical duties, work in a physically demanding, fast-paced environment, and adapt well to changing workload. Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families/caregivers, and other health care professionals is essential.

Security and Safety: Bondable, Basic security clearance, Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Repetitive tasks, Physically demanding, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Ability to distinguish between colours, Sound discrimination, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Standing for extended periods, Bending, crouching, kneeling

Essential Skills: Reading text, Document use, Numeracy, Writing, Oral communication, Working with others, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking, Job task planning and organizing, Significant use of memory, Finding information, Computer use, Continuous learning

Employer: Physical Revive INC. How to Apply:
Please apply for this job only in the manner specified by the employer. Failure to do so may result in your application not being properly considered for the position.

By E-mail Only.

Advertised until: 2013/03/05

About this company
Rehabilitation Service Provider.