Rehabilitation Assistant – Specialized Mhsu Outreach (full Time)

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Northern Health

Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our Specialized Services department. Reporting to the Team Lead or designate. Under the general direction of the treating Clinician or Occupational Therapist, carries out individual and group therapeutic, recreational, and physical activities to improve and maintain the functional abilities of patients and residents. Performs related functions such as transporting patients and residents to and from treatment or activity area, and reporting observations on progress to Clinician/Occupational Therapist.Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Monday to Friday, Days – 08:00 to 16:00Fort St. John is located above the Peace River Valley, and has a diverse population of 21,000 (2021)and serves an area of approximately 69,000. The friendly, small town feel comes with big city amenities and a vibrant arts community. Check out Fort St. John for more information on what this energetic community has to offer.What Northern Health has to offer you!• Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.• Three weeks vacation with one year of continuous service• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions• Employee referral program• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC• “Loan Forgiveness Programs” are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions. Qualifications • Completion of a recognized Rehabilitation Assistant Program or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.Skills and Abilities:• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.• Ability to operate related equipment.• Ability to organize work.• Ability to deal with others effectively.• Ability to teach.Who we areNorthern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.