Physiotherapy Assistant – Arthur


Posted:

December 13/22

Remove:

January 13/23


Job Title:

Physiotherapy Assistant

Company:

Life Mark

Job Type:

Part Time

Close to Public Transit:

No


Days:

Fridays

Hours:

This role is a casual, leave coverage. The successful candidate would be working 6.5 hours on Fridays until January 31, 2023. There is a possibility of extension based on demand/resources at the end of the contract.


Duties:

  • Assist the supervising physiotherapist in performing various components of the treatment plans for individuals living in residential care communities
  • Perform various treatments as prescribed and directed by the supervising Physiotherapist including but not limited to gait training, balance exercises, transfer training, range of motion, strengthening, application of modalities. (i.e. heat, ice, ultrasound, TENS)
  • Deliver dynamic, safe and therapeutically beneficial exercise classes for groups of residents
  • Set up and prepare equipment and clean up after residents' treatments
  • Ensure that the resident gym and treatment areas are safe and tidy
  • Maintain regular ongoing communication with the physiotherapist regarding any changes or concerns about a resident's status or treatment interventions
  • Record daily treatments using Seniors Wellness' proprietary, web-based system

Skills:

  • PTA/OTA diploma, degree in Kinesiology or a similar healthcare background
  • Previous experience within a Long Term Care setting is an asset

How to Apply:

Please apply to: sgordon@2ndchance.ca