• Full Time
  • Windsor

Ontario Health

Job Description: Are you highly organized, detail-oriented and able to work accurately in a busy environment with frequent interruptions? Are you seeking a rewarding career that cares for others, in an organization that cares for you? You’re looking in the right place. Ontario Heath atHome has a need for Temporary Full-time Rehabilitation Assistants as described below. Ontario Health atHome is committed to supporting healthcare in a manner that is consistent with patient and family centred care. Applicants are required to have a demonstrated understanding and commitment to this care philosophy. This position understands the importance of quality and safety and requires a high degree of attention to detail and excellent time management skills. Preference will be given to candidates who are proficient in both official languages. These positions will be located within the Erie St. Clair Region at Windsor site, with cross site work when needed As a valued team member, your mission will be to help our patients be healthier at home, while you benefit from our supports for professional growth, personal wellness and work-life balance. What will you do? Direct Patient Intervention Implements treatment plan with patient under the direction of a registered physiotherapist (PT) Assists registered therapists with patient assessments and treatment programs, in accordance with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (CPO) and the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO) guidelines Utilizes Sensory Tech Platform (and/or other organizational platforms e.g. OTN) to receive clinical support from directing therapists to implement treatment plan Completes and maintains documentation regarding patient intervention in accordance with Ontario Health atHome policies and procedures and CPO/COTO guidelines Meets with the registered therapist regularly to discuss patient treatment plan and evaluate patient progress. Promotes maximum independence of the patient in the home, in the community, and at work to support re-integration into the community Carries out all duties in accordance with Ontario Health at Home policies and procedures and Guidelines for the Use of Supportive Personnel developed by CPO and COTO Contributes to a safe and healthy environment by following safe work procedures, reporting injuries, illnesses, and unsafe working conditions What must you have? QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited Physiotherapy Assistant/Occupational Therapist Assistant 2-year diploma program PTA/OTA certification recognized by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (CPO) and the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO) required Previous experience as an Occupational Therapy Assistant/Physiotherapy Assistant in a health care setting within the last two years Ability to work collaboratively with registered therapists and accept work direction when assisting with patient interventions Strong interpersonal skills to work with diverse patient groups with varying levels of comprehension and language capability Considerable interpersonal skills are required when interacting with Ontario Health at Home staff, external vendors, or outside organizations Must have access to a vehicle and possess a valid Ontario Driver’s License Knowledge Therapy Assistance Relevant experience assisting registered therapists in a community/health care environment Knowledge of occupational therapy and physiotherapy professions Clear understanding of the scope and limitations of the Rehabilitation Assistant’s role and their relationship with the registered therapist General understanding of the roles of health care professionals and other Ontario Health at Home patient services staff Knowledge of equipment, modalities, materials, and intervention processes used in the provision of occupational therapy and physiotherapy services Familiar with rehabilitation principals and clinical terminology used in interventions Ability to prioritize multiple, competing demands Knowledge of applicable COTO and/or CPO professional guidelines Good knowledge of Ontario Health at Home business objectives, priorities, practices, and procedures Administrative Ability to accurately prepare required documentation, forms, and materials for patient records Ability to organize and maintain filing systems Ability to operate copy machines, fax machines, and other office equipment Working knowledge of computer software (email, internet) and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel) What would give you the edge? This position requires a high degree of attention to detail and excellent time management skills. Preference will be given to candidates who are proficient in both official languages. What do we offer? We know wellness is supported with work-life balance. In an inclusive culture committed to support your passion for continuous learning, growth and innovation, we offer: Attractive comprehensive compensation packages and benefits Valuable development opportunities Membership in a world class defined benefit pension plan What do I need to know? Anticipated Start Date: September 9, 2024 Position Status: Temporary Full-Time (various timeframes, up to one year) Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week (8:30am-4:30pm) Site: Windsor Branch Offices Posting Expiry: July 23, 2024 Unionized Position This position will be expected to be onsite in the office and travel in Windsor to patient or clinic locations on a regular basis as determined by the Employer. Who we are We are Ontario Health atHome, ready to serve every person in Ontario. We partner with patients and caregivers, primary care providers, hospitals, long-term care and retirement homes, service providers and Ontario Health Teams, to deliver responsive, accessible, integrated, patient-centred care. If you’re interested in driving excellence in care and service delivery, and seeking an unparalleled opportunity to lead and learn, partner and connect, care and be cared for, this is your home. Equity, Inclusion, Diversity and Anti-Racism Commitment Ontario Health atHome is committed to a culture of equity, inclusion, diversity and anti-racism. We are committed to attracting, engaging and developing a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodations for persons with disabilities required during the recruitment process are available upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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