Physiotherapy Assistant

Facility: Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
Location: Eastern Passage
Position Details: Full Time (1.0)
Posting # 17-08-10

THE ABOVE POSITION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OF SHIFT AND UNIT AS NECESSARY TO FACILITATE COVERAGE FOR THE FACILITY
                        
Organization Description:
Ocean View is a community-governed organization operating a 177 bed Continuing Care Centre, a supporting Foundation, and has services that support seniors living at home and in our community. Our vision is to be the "community of choice for Nova Scotians needing support in a place they call home”. Ocean View is committed to the highest standards of support and services, and promotes a healthy workplace for its 300 staff. The organization fosters a healthy work-life balance and uses the latest best practice information at all levels. Fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1974, the organization's commitment to excellence is unsurpassed.
 
Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Physiotherapist the Physiotherapy Assistant is as an active member of the Resident Care Team, assists the Physiotherapist with resident treatment and education, maintains treatment and storage areas, checks and cleans equipment, and assists with staff education programs.  The Physiotherapy Assistant is responsible for specific resident care activities and education programs commensurate with his/her specific training and certification.
 
Qualifications:          

  • Graduate of a recognized Physiotherapy Assistant/Occupational Assistant Program
  • Previous experience as a Physiotherapy Assistant an asset; experience in a long term care facility preferred
  • Ability to communicate well with residents, their families and staff
  • Ability to follow instruction and complete assigned work in an organized manner
  • Co-operative with good interpersonal skills

 
Ocean View Continuing Care Centre offers:

  • Free Parking & on Bus Route
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

 
Salary Range: In accordance with current Collective Agreement between Ocean View and C.U.P.E. Local 1245
Schedule:  May be changed as necessary to ensure coverage
Posting Close Date: May 5, 2017
 
Ocean View is a pet friendly organization, please be aware that this position will be working in an environment where pets live and visit.
 
Please send resume to:
Natalie Hillier, HR Assistant
Ocean View
1909 Caldwell Road
Eastern Passage, NS B3G 1M4
Email: hr@oceanv.ca