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Therapy Assistant

Therapy Services
Job Competition Closed

Location: Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: #2013-271
Closing Date: Dec 03, 2013

Classification/Level: L05 PSAC
Pay Rate: $26.77 to $33.88
Employment Status: Casual on Call
Monthly/weekly hours: No guarantee of hours

Reporting to the Manager of Therapy Services and working with staff of the Yukon Hospital Corporation and the general public, the Therapy Assistant (TA) assists Physiotherapists (PT), Occupational Therapists (OT) and Speech Language Therapists (SLP) in the treatment and rehabilitation of patients by performing, and assisting with the delivery of therapeutic interventions and promoting independence in daily living skills and improved quality of life.

Knowledge of general medical terminology and conditions
  • Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology
  • Some knowledge of office procedures
  • Excellent judgment, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work directly with individual clients and groups
  • Ability to lead individual and group exercise programs
  • Ability to display tact, patience and understanding to patients/clients
  • Ability to work with and motivate people from various ages, backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to schedule clients and keep accurate statistics
  • Time management skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Cross cultural awareness
  • Demonstrated computer skills
A certificate/diploma from a (PT/OT) Therapy Assistant Program ( 2 years), or Post secondary education in a related field such as exercise science, kinesiology, physical sciences, or nursing aide and 1-2 years experience in the delivery of therapeutic group and individual programs, preferably in a hospital setting. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered

Note:
Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to consider resumes from International applicants. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.

How to Apply:
Quoting competition # 2013-271, e-mail your resume by 4.00 p.m. December 3, 2013 to:

Please send your resume to wghjobs@wgh.yk.ca