Join our team of HEART Rehabilitation Assistants as we work together to deliver compassionate care that is responsive to the healthcare needs of our community.
HEART embraces the “assess and restore” philosophy and includes an inpatient and outpatient component, with a mobile team that works across both areas. The HEART service is targeted at the frail senior population to prevent/minimize functional decline and support independent living in the community.
At Humber River Hospital the HEART team plays a pivotal role delivering diagnostic, technical, supportive and therapeutic patient care.
Rehabilitation Assistants are valued members of our HEART Team.
The Rehabilitation Assistant assists in implementing the treatment plan outlined by a therapist for each assigned patient. The Rehabilitation Assistant will support Physiotherapists/ Occupational Therapists in order to optimize patient outcomes.
Are you a compassionate Rehabilitation Assistant who is focused on delivering high-quality, safe-care? If yes, we invite you to read the details below then apply.
Reporting Relationship: Manager, Integrated Transitions in Care
Hourly Rate Range: $26.20 - $30.93
Employee Group: OPSEU 590
Shift: Available to work rotating shifts (Monday to Friday, Weekends & Statutory Holidays) and evenings (subject to change)
Assisting with patient lifting, transferring and transporting as required.
Providing assigned, delegated treatment regime
Assisting both Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist with patient treatment on Inpatients within the Medicine Program on active medical units.
Occasional cross coverage within the inpatient Surgical program may be required as needed.
Adherence to all delegated responsibilities.
Preparing patients for treatment.
Assisting the therapist in related duties.
Maintaining timely charting and workload measurement.
Monitoring and maintenance of equipment
Other duties as assigned, including general equipment monitoring and departmental duties such as light cleaning and maintenance of equipment.
Clinical supervision of students, including OTA/PTA students in collaboration with the PT or OT.
Position requires regular scheduled work on weekdays, weekends and statutory holidays on a rotational basis.
Occasional cross coverage within the medicine and surgery programs may be required at the Wilson site.
Ability to travel from site to site may be required as needed.
Current experience at HRH as a Rehab Assistant or a graduate from a PTA and OTA Certificate/Diploma program from a recognized institution
Must be able to work well under supervision and maintain the delegation of responsibilities for support personnel as mandated of the Ontario College of Physiotherapists and the Ontario College of Occupational Therapists.
Experience in an acute hospital setting preferred.
Experience working with an active medicine inpatient population is an asset.
Demonstrated effective communication skills and teamwork.
Must be capable of bending, stretching and lifting while assisting patients.
Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time.
Must be organized and able to complete tasks within the allocated time frames.
Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.
Availability for scheduled weekday and weekend work will be required.
Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.
Why Humber? Why Now?
Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and live our values of Compassion, Professionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.
We are a Studer Group hospital, focused on building our evidence-based practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.
Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.
This position will be filled in accordance to the OPSEU 590 collective agreement.
Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.
Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Hospital.