Job Title:

Rehabilitation Assistant


Creative Therapy Consultants


Vernon, BC

Closing Date:

November 27, 2020

Part-time contract work with variable hours. Work under the direction of a private Occupational Therapist. Need to be independent and reliable. Hourly rate dependent upon experience; starting at $26.00 per hour.

Duties Include:

  • Functional assessments
  • Development of goal-directed in-home/gym exercise and stretching protocols
  • Post-concussion management programming (training provided post-hire)
  • Travel required (in winter as well)
  • Need to be comfortable occasionally transporting clients to and from the gym/office as case necessitates

Key Responsibilities:

Key aspects of the position may include, but are not limited to:


  • Demonstrates competency to perform a comprehensive assessment, referral and evaluation of patient care across the continuum of health care services for patients with chronic disease and/or complex health conditions
  • Provides limited functional assessments, to establish physical tolerance's
  • Collaborates with the patient and/or caregiver to identify and choose treatment or care options, patient health goals and appropriate health targets
  • Able to assess the client in terms of strength, mobility and other physical concerns and then prescribe an appropriate exercise rehabilitation program. 
  • Must use objective assessments to determine functional levels & use as outcome measures
  • Assist with a gradual return to work plans (e.g. job demands analysis)
  • Recognizes determinants of health affecting patients and supports health protection interventions that promote healthy environments
  • Maintains standards of care and addresses quality improvement and risk management issues by using best practice processes

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, evolving environment
  • Ability to design, create and implement programs of service design
  • Computer skills are required in addition to good written and oral communication
  • Knowledge of exercise software
  • Experience in a clinic an asset

Qualifications and Requirements: 

Formal Education:

  • Therapist Assistant Diploma or Rehabilitation Assistants Diploma (or equivalent of long term care (RA or KIN)
  • Minimum 2-year experience
  • Need to have appropriate vehicle insurance to transport clients


If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please forward your resume to:


Posted 2020-10-23

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