Rehabilitation Assistant


Website Runnymede Healthcare Centre

*Rehabilitation Assistant – Full-Time and Part-Time Opportunities*If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients, we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as a Rehabilitation Assistant.The Rehabilitation Assistant carries out delegated patient treatment as prescribed by the Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, and Kinesiologists and assists the therapists in patient-related activities.*Responsibilities include: Conducts individual and group therapy sessions under the direction of the Occupational Therapist (OT) and/or Physiotherapist (PT) and/or Kinesiologist (Kin).* Monitors and progresses patient’s therapy program as needed within the range directed by the OT and/ or PT and/or Kinesiologist.* Transfers, and ambulates patients, and supervises exercise programs as assigned by the OT and/or PT and/or Kinesiologist.* Positions patients and performs range of motion exercises directed and assigned by the OT and/ or PT and/or Kinesiologist.* Trains and instructs patients in completing Activities of Daily Living under the supervision of the OT.* Assembles and installs assistive technology and devices and trains patients in their use under the direction of the OT.* Provides assistance to the OT/PT/Kin during treatment.* Prepares and applies modalities as directed by the OT/PT/Kin.* Transports patients to and from the therapy area.*The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience: Graduate from a recognized Occupational Therapist Assistant / Physiotherapist Assistant program* Experience in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care or Acute Care Hospital preferred* Previous experience working with seniors in a healthcare setting under the direction of an OT/PT/Kin an asset* Demonstrated experience with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions* Basic Cardiac Life Support certification* Effective verbal and written communication to successfully work with all levels of the organization* Excellent time management and organizational skillsWhile we thank all applicants, only those under consideration for the position will be contacted. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources.Runnymede Healthcare Centre values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to employment equity and providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA).Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment purposes only and not for any other purpose.*Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Runnymede Healthcare Centre, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee’s first date of employment.

Requests for exemption will be considered on a case-by-case basis in alignment with the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.*#HPJob Types: Permanent, Fixed term contractBenefits:* Company pension* Employee assistance programSchedule:* Holidays* Monday to Friday* Weekends as neededAbility to commute/relocate:* Toronto, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)Education:* AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (required)Licence/Certification:* BLS Certification (required)Work Location: In person