Physiotherapy Assistant-Health Care and Social Assistance

Job ID: 62597
Position Title: Physiotherapy Assistant-Health Care and Social Assistance
Location: Port Elgin
Compensation: $17.00 per hour
Hours: 35-40 hours per week
Job Description: Implement treatment plans, designed by physiotherapist and chiropractors.
Prepare and apply hot and cold therapy to patients.
Assist patient’s with their rehabilitation programs and correct any incorrect forms.
Prepare rehabilitation programs designed by the chiropractors and physiotherapist for patients.
Administer electrotherapy treatments including ultrasound, IFC, tens, laser and EMS.
Monitor patients and record necessary information as advised by the doctor/physiotherapist.
Prepare treatment area for doctors/physiotherapist.
Stock rooms with required supplies. 
Clean physiotherapy equipment and gym equipment.
Wash and dry linens used by doctors/physiotherapist
Add exercises and stretches to database as required and videotape exercises and stretches.
 
Job Requirements: Good observation and organizational skills
The ability to deal with people who are under physical and emotional stress
The ability to work independently and as part of a team
The ability to encourage patient confidence and participation
Flexibility and adaptability
Good interpersonal skills
Good oral and written communication skills
Patience
Ability to maintain confidentiality
The ability to follow directions closely
Knowledge of therapeutic equipment used in a physiotherapy and chiropractic clinics
 
Education:
Kinesiology Degree or a Diploma in Physiotherapy Assistant would be an asset but not required
How To Apply: Click on Apply or contact your Career Specialist.





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