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Campbell River and District Association for Community Living
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Therapy Assistant OTP #1933

Position:

Therapy Assistant OTP #1933

Nature of position:

Permanent Part-Time
30
The Therapy Assistant provides support to the early intervention services team including direct and indirect treatment activities and non-client-specific activities as assigned and supervised by a Physiotherapist (PT), Occupational Therapist (OT) and/or Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in accordance with the guidelines established in the: College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC Clinical Practice Guideline Use of Support Personnel; College of Physical Therapists of BC Practice Standard for Assignment of Task to a Physical Therapist Support Worker; and / or College of Occupational Therapists of BC Practice Guideline for Assigning of Service Components to Unregulated Support Personnel. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES • Uses assigned screening protocols and provides results to the therapist for interpretation; • Plans and implements a variety of assigned client activities for individual and group therapy sessions in accordance with goals / objectives / strategies identified by the therapist; • Provides verbal / written feedback and reports on goals achieved to the therapist • Observes clients and their environment while implementing activities and strategies and reports any changes to the therapist • Documents therapy sessions in client files; • Adapts and modifies established activities and strategies in consultation with the therapist to meet the needs of the children as required; • Assists with assessment and therapy sessions as assigned; • Maintains daily statistical data according to program guidelines; • Prepares materials for therapy sessions, home use and educational sessions in consultation with therapist; • Ensures a safe environment by observing universal precautions and infection control procedures and abiding by all regulations regarding safety; • Schedules appointments as required; • Participates in staff meetings and client meetings with supervising therapist; • Operates equipment such as video cameras during therapy and educational sessions; • Sets up and cleans up materials, furnishings, and equipment for therapy and educational sessions; • Performs administrative support duties as required; • Performs computer related duties including updating website and preparing materials for therapy sessions; • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Rate of pay:

$23.10 - $26.91 As per Collective Agreement

Location:

301 Dogwood Place, Campbell River V9W 3C5

Requirements:

• Ability to communicate appropriately with clients and their families, team members, and the public. • Ability to function and contribute as a team member, maintaining a professional attitude and confidentiality of client and family information. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to produce clear and concise documentation. • Flexibility and the ability to make changes in response to specific feedback. • Ability to continuously learn new skills under the supervision of therapists. • Ability to work with minimal supervision with good organization skills. • Basic computer skills. • Physically able to meet the demands of the position. • Consent to a Criminal Record Check with RCMP and Solicitor General • Negative Tuberculin Test • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s license and a Driver’s abstract • Access to reliable transportation • Physician’s Approval form completed for required duties.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills:

• Graduate of a recognized Therapist Assistant Diploma program • Or two (2) years or two thousand hours experience and practice working with children under the supervision of a certified Speech-Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, and / or Physiotherapist; • Or equivalent combination of education, training and experience working under the supervision of a certified Speech-Language Pathologist or Occupational Therapist. • Current Emergency First Aid and CPR

Union Status:

General Unit

Own Vehicle Requirements:

Reliable vehicle required

Posting Date:

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

Closing Date:

Saturday, July 31st, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Start Date:

As soon as possible

Apply To:

Vicky Reddish, Human Resources Manager

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Apply Online:

Online Application Form
Campbell River and District Association for Community Living subscribes to the Human Rights Code of Canada and practices fair hiring. This position is open to all applicants and requires union membership.

PARTIALLY FUNDED BY

We would like to acknowledge the financial support that we receive from our funding partners. Thank you for your ongoing support,

Thank YOU!

The Campbell River and District Association for Community Living acknowledges and thanks the many people, businesses, and organizations who assist us with our various programs.

Friends of CRADACL

Rick Hansen Foundation
Speedy Glass
Children's Health Foundation of Vancouver Island
Campbell River Mirror
Whales Tales
West Jet Airlines
Walmart
Vancouver Foundation
Thrifty Foods
The Real Canadian Superstore
Lions of BC Hearing Cnsv. Soc.
Starbucks Coffee
Shamrock Farms
Save-On-Foods
Royal Coachman Neighborhood-Pub
Rotary Club International
Ronald McDonald House Charities
Ricky's All Day Grill
Rich's Auto Body
Queen Alexandra Foundation
Quality Foods
Pythian Sisters
Popsey's Restaurant
Pioneer Home Hardware
Ocean Pacific
Merecroft Village Pub - MVP
McDonald's Restaurants
Marine Harvest Canada
Jobs Daughters
Ironwood Place
Insurance Centres
Ladies Aux.#3097
Fraternal Order of Eagles
City of Campbell River
Campbell River Daybreak Rotary
Boston Pizza
Amazing Brace
Altrusa Club

CONTACT INFO

  • Address: 1153 Greenwood Street
    Campbell River, BC
    V9W 3C5
  • Phone: 250.286.0391
  • Fax: 250.286.3732
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