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Rehabilitation Assistant




Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital

Position Type:


Salary Scale:

$27.788 to $28.822 /hr, plus a percentage in lieu of benefits

Start Date:

2022/05/25 8:00

Closing Date:

2022/09/30 23:59


As part of Bruyère you will be contributing to fulfilling our Mission which is committed to improving the quality of life of our patients and residents by living our values of respect, compassion, collaboration, accountability and learning.

Function Summary


Reporting to the Clinical Manager:
Support the unit by assisting the registered therapists with patient care, maintaining a clean and efficient working area and assisting with departmental support. All the activities of the rehabilitation assistant are delegated and directed by the registered therapist.

Commit to living the Mission and Values of Bruyère.

Commit to patient and resident safety, on-going learning and continuous quality improvement.

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma of 12 month's duration from a recognized college including both the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy components
  • Ability to perform activities requiring considerable standing, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, transferring of patients and equipment
  • Sensitivity to the needs and capabilities of the Bruyère patient population
  • Successful completion of the mandatory FIM (Functional Independence Measure) certification provided by the hospital within the established timeline
  • Knowledge of Safe Patient Transfers Program

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) Level C certificate
  • Ability to work autonomously and able to actively and effectively collaborate with the members of the interdisciplinary team
  • Flexibility, ability and innovation in practice in a continuously changing environment
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills 
  • Fluent in French and English

Additional Information

All applicants must provide a recent CV, and a cover letter that clearly indicates that they meet the required qualifications. Copies of their degrees and certifications, if applicable, must also be included.

Bruyère promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the Employment Equity Act. Bruyère is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the departmental official of the accommodation measures which may be required to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

All Bruyère employees are required to provide proof of full vaccination as per our Enhanced COVID-19 Immunization policy.
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