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Organization :
West-Central Montreal Health
Job Title :
Physiotherapy or occupational therapy attendant
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Rehabilitation and Multidisciplinary Services
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CLSC de Benny Farm
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Multiple clientele
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Temporary- Full time
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Paratechnical personnel (BA, HSSA, PTA, Sterilization Attendant, etc.)
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Job Description :
Person who assists the professional and technical staff in carrying out certain technical tasks of limited complexity.
They may also transport users undergoing treatment in this department, and perform other general non-technical work.

Under the hierarchical authority of the program manager, the jobholder acts as a physiotherapy or occupational therapy attendant according to an intervention plan drawn up by the occupational therapists.

He/she may collect data and follow a decision tree, but cannot analyze the information obtained or render a decision on the client's level of autonomy.

Participate in client rehabilitation through activities of daily living;
E.g.: practicing a transfer technique, walking in a defined space, etc.

Apply the intervention plan as recommended by the team of professionals;

Organize and lead rehabilitation activities according to client needs and established standards and procedures;

Transmit to the team of professionals any relevant information or observations needed to revise intervention plans and programs;
Ex: pain reported by client, description of activity or environment, etc.

Transmit to the team of professionals involved with the client any information or observation relevant and necessary to the evaluation of an activity or lifestyle;

Prepare and forward data collection and other documentation as required;

Obtain information (mentioned by the customer or observed, WITHOUT judgement or analysis) required to complete the data collection;
Conduct joint visits with professionals when required (statistics generated by the professional, indicating the rehabilitation attendant as an associate);
Deliver, install, adjust or retrieve certain technical aids;
Ex: DO NOT install a Versaframe with rusty toilet screws, calibrate a Roho mattress, etc.

Take measurements of architectural elements;

Participate in the management and delivery of PPE;

Participate in equipment management;

Participate in the repair or replacement of broken equipment;

Deliver and adjust certain equipment;

Assist in planning, organizing and participating in mobility-related clinics (i.e., adapted transportation, technical mobility aids including scooters, etc.);

Research resources for the client (recommendations and referrals are made by the professional (ergo/physio/T.phys));

Conduct equipment searches;

Request quotations from suppliers;

Perform any other related duties as requested by immediate superior.
Requirements :
- High school diploma
- 750-hour diploma of vocational studies in Assistance à la personne en établissement de santé (APES), or have successfully completed the first session of the DEC in nursing or the first year of university studies in occupational therapy, kinesiology or another related field, or hold a comparative evaluation of studies completed outside Quebec issued by the Ministère responsable de l'immigration.
- Hold a valid class 5 driver's license and have access to the car.

- Must have worked in a network establishment within the last 2 years; an asset
- Experience in interdisciplinary work-an asset
- Bilingualism-an asset

? Ability to work as part of a team
? Autonomy
? Sense of priorities
? Customer focus
? Stress tolerance
? Analysis and problem solving
Comments :
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