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Job Number:  39643
Rehabilitation Worker (RW – Fac 17-01)
Job Posted: Friday, 10 November 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 10 December 2017
(in 21 days)
SUCCESS Multi-Level Care Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $24.56 / Hour

About the SUCCESS Multi-Level Care Society

 

To care for the seniors like our own by providing a continuum of excellent, culturally appropriate services for them. In 1995, the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Multi-Level Care Society was incorporated with the purpose of establishing linguistically and culturally appropriate care for those seniors in our community. It has now developed into a provider of quality residential care and health services.

 

Position Summary:

This is a Regular Part-Time Position (30 Hours per week)

Under the direction of a therapist such as a Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, and/or Speech Language Pathologist, the Rehabilitation Worker implements rehabilitative treatment plans and programs, and assists the therapist in monitoring and evaluating residents’ progression.

 

Duties:

  • Carries out designated components of a rehabilitative treatment plan and/or program,
  • Observes and reports cognitive and functional changes in patient ability or behaviour that may warrant a progression or regression of the treatment; progresses treatment plan within the parameters established by the therapist; documents for the health record.
  • As part of a multidisciplinary team and in consultation with the therapist, provides input into the planning, implementation, modification, and evaluation of the rehabilitative treatment plan/program.
  • Performs various tests as assigned such as Berg Balance, Timed Up and Go (TUG), six-minute walk test and speech language screening. Records and reports relevant data for interpretation by the therapist.
  • Prepares and applies therapeutic treatment modalities as assigned such as transcutaneous electrical stimulation (TENS), neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES), hot packs, ice, and wax treatments.
  • Provides functional skills training to patients/residents and families in activities of daily living, mobility, and communication; demonstrates the use of assistive devices. Assists with power and manual wheelchair mobility training.
  • Assists in the fabrication and modifications of splints, seating and exercise devices, mobility and assistive devices. Sets up and adapts equipment such as changing wheelchair backs and adjusting wheelchair height.
  • Maintains therapy equipment and supplies by methods such as cleaning equipment and maintaining inventories; provides input regarding purchase of new equipment and supplies, general maintenance and repair of equipment.

 

Position Qualifications:

  • Completed a recognized Rehabilitation Assistant Program. Plus recent, related experience working with elderly in a long term setting or an equivalent combination of education. training, and experience
  • Food safe

 

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to communicate in Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin) is an asset
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.

 

Benefits

  • Extended Health Care
  • Dental Plan
  • Municipal Pension Plan
  • Long Term Disability Insurance Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Medical Service Plan
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Email applications must include “AW – FAC 17-01” in the subject line and submit Resume to:

Thank you for your interest in joining the SUCCESS Multi-Level Care team. No phone calls please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Contact Details:
Rufus Yeung
SUCCESS Multi-Level Care Society
555 Carrall Street
Vancouver, BC, V6B 2J8

Tel: (604) 608-8806
Fax: (604) 408-6728
E-mail:


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