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Physiotherapy Assistant in Calgary at Revera

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Division: Long Term Care

Site: McKenzie Towne Continuing Care

Site Address: McKenzie Towne Continuing Care,80 Promenade Way SE,Calgary,AB,T2Z 4G4

Employment Type: Casual

Expiration Date: 11/05/2018

 


The Physiotherapy Assistant works under the supervision of the Physiotherapist and provides care to clients in the community environment or health institution.

Key Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with Physiotherapist and/or Occupational Therapist, develops implements and evaluates individualized therapy programs.
  • Co-ordinates current Stretch and Strut Ambulation Program and Physio/Exercise classes, as outlined on monthly Activation calendar.
  • Provides daily therapy as instructed in the absence of Physio/Occupational Therapist.
  • Instruct staff in regards to ongoing care requirements for Residents.
  • Develops and maintains up-to-date individual resident care plans through interdisciplinary care conferences and care planning.
  • Maintains accurate and complete clinical records on all residents according to established documentation policies and procedures and ensure confidentiality of these records.
  • Deals tactfully and courteously with residents, families, visitors and other staff members.
  • Is knowledgeable of the Resident Bill of Rights/Governing Principles and endeavours to respect and promote it. Ensures resident satisfaction and continuous quality improvement initiatives are promoted.
  • Ensures resident satisfaction and continuous quality improvement initiatives are promoted.

 

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy Assistant Certificate program from a recognized Community College.
  • Must have demonstrated ability with comprehensive knowledge of Physio/OT practices and techniques as they relate to the Long Term Care Resident at various levels of cognitive functioning.
  • Proficiency in a second language is an asset.
  • Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).