Occupational and Physical Therapy Assistant (OT/PT Assistant)
The File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council is a non-profit organization that provides a range of programs and services to 11 First Nations throughout Southern Saskatchewan within the Treaty Four Territory. The position is based at the All Nations Healing Hospital, located in Fort Qu’Appelle, SK.
Reporting to the Director of Programs and Community Health Services or designate, this individual will work in the newly developed rehabilitation program within the All Nations’ Healing Hospital in Fort Qu’Appelle, SK. The OT/PT Assistant will work as part of the rehabilitation team and greater multidisciplinary team to provide holistic therapy services in diverse settings including inpatient unit, outpatient, and community, within a culturally responsive client directed care model.
The OT/PT Assistant will perform and/or assist in therapeutic intervention, motivating clients to achieve their full potential. The OT/PT Assistant will be accountable for the aspects of physical therapy care within their scope of practice, including assisting clients with mobility, applying modalities and therapeutic treatment under the direction of the of a physical or occupational therapist. The OT/PT Assistant will also have a role in equipment monitoring and maintenance, client education and administrative duties as necessary.
- Occupational/ Physical Therapist Assistant Diploma
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to work independently and as a member of the multidisciplinary team
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to organize workload demands
- Knowledge, understanding, and cultural sensitivity working with First Nations
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (7.5 hrs./day)
Rate of Pay: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Benefits: Competitive health benefits and pension plan
Closing Date: Open Until a Suitable Candidate if Found
All interested individuals should forward a cover letter clearly demonstrating how they meet the requirements of this position, a current resume, copy of Degree, certification, and three references to:
FHQTC Health Services
P.O. Box 300
Fort Qu’Appelle, SK. S0G 1S0
Fax: 306-332-3790 E-mail: email@example.com
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