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Physiotherapy Assistant

Location: Niagara Region
Job Code: 23770
Status: PARTTIME

Date Posted: June 03, 2022

Part-Time Opportunitiy for a Physiotherapy Assistant – Niagara (Welland & Port Colborne)

POSITION SUMMARY:

As a key member of the Saint Elizabeth clinical team the PTA will work with clients to increase their health and wellness.  The suitable PTA will be able to work well independently and in a team, they will be customer service focused and have great people skills.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • Completed PTA Diploma or  equivalent
  • A vehicle and valid driver’s license is required
  • Knowledge of adaptive equipment, gait aids and wheelchairs.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to perform repetitive bending, reaching, pushing, lifting and transferring using proper/safe body mechanics.
  • BCLS certificate.
  • Availability to work flexible hours.

Here are many reasons why you will want to bring your talent to our team:

  • You will be part of a distinguished Canadian, not-for-profit organization with a century of experience
  • You will experience opportunities to use many of your skills and expand your knowledge
  • Ongoing opportunities for continuing education, training and professional development
  • Total Rewards program which includes group benefits, and pension plan
  • Education bursaries
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • WorkPerks®, which gives access to exclusive discounts from leading brand name companies and trusted local businesses.  

About Us:

At SE, we love what we do.  Every day, we bring hope and happiness to clients, homes, and communities across Canada.  We treat each person with dignity and love, like our own family; we build empathy; and we do the right thing. We are always inspired to make a difference. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, we share knowledge, provide the best care, and help each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing.  We’re a great place to work, and we hope you’ll join our team.

SE Health is monitoring the global COVID-19 pandemic closely and following all public health directives, including recommendations from the World Health Organization, Government of Canada, and federal and provincial health authorities. Our top priority is the health and safety of our clients, their families and our staff.

Please note that due to the unprecedented circumstance of the Global Pandemic and the resultant public health crisis; and in the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and greater good of public health,  SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose,

SE Health is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at  humanresources@sehc.com  at your earliest convenience.

Please apply online MahishaRatnamyilvaga@sehc.com

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