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Physiotherapy Assistant (Full time)

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Full Time
1145 Albion Rd., Rexdale, ON M9V 4J7
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Jun 7, 2021
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Revera is a leading owner, operator and investor in the senior living sector. We offer seniors’ apartments, independent living, assisted living, memory care and long term care. We understand how to create the best experience for people living in a Revera home. We believe everyone should have the opportunity to live a life of purpose, and we create environments that make that possible.

Our mission is to celebrate the human spirit in every way possible – and that applies to both our residents and our employees. There’s a lot that goes into being a member of our team – and there’s a lot that you’ll get out of the experience too. We go the extra mile to ensure that each member of our staff feels safe, secure, enriched and empowered in their role. So that everyone under our roof is given the opportunity to thrive, grow and make the most of every day.

The Physiotherapy Assistant works under the supervision of the Physiotherapist and/or Occupational Therapist 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. - Work in a position of trust with vulnerable adults (residents). - Uphold and promote the organization's values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Revera's Code of Conduct. - Complete other duties as assigned. 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. - Must provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) or be willing to obtain one.

Revera is committed to ensuring that all employment practices are inclusive. As an organization we are committed to providing and arranging accommodation for candidates upon request. 

Please Note: If you are a current employee of Revera and have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, please apply to this job via the Workday application.

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