Occupational / Physiotherapy Assistant (3029)

NOTE: Applicants must attach a resume to their application.

BARGAINING UNIT: CUPE

ZONE: Zone 6 - Acadie-Bathurst

FACILITY: Chaleur Regional Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Occupational Therapy

CLASSIFICATION : Occupational / Physiotherapy Assistant (3029)

STATUS: Permanent part-time

FTE: 0.4

ANTICIPATED START DATE: As soon as possible

HOURS OF WORK:

8 hour day shifts

Work schedule subject to change to meet operational needs.

JOB SUMMARY:

The primary duties of this position are in the area of adult physical medicine, however, responsibilities may vary based on the needs of the department.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school graduation plus an additional rehabilitation program/course of over one year and up to two years or equivalent;
  • Experience in basic sewing, woodworking, and in the area of crafts;
  • Experience in splinting, fabrications of technical aids and adjustments to wheelchairs;
  • Knowledge of Word and Internet programs;
  • Ability to manage stressful situations and to set priorities;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Physical ability to perform assigned duties;
  • Good previous work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to professional ethics principles, to the Network management philosophy and organizational values;
  • Compliance with the rules of confidentiality established by the Vitalité Health Network.

Written and spoken competence in English and French is essential.

  • The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
  • Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
  • The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
  • We thank all applicants. However, only those selected will be contacted.

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