Neuromotion Centres for Neurological Rehabilitation is a group of 3 physiotherapy clinics that are uniquely positioned to treat people with neurological impairments. We have locations in Victoria, Vancouver, and Surrey. Our Victoria Center of Rehabilitation houses a non-profit adaptive fitness facility, an orthotist and audiologist office, and a multidisciplinary team including physiotherapists, kinesiologists, a massage therapist, a speech-language pathologist, and a clinical counsellor. Our goal is to provide the BEST rehabilitation experience possible for British Columbians with neurological conditions.
What will you focus on?
§ Conducting initial assessments, consultation, and treatment sessions for clients both in-clinic and in their places of residence, recreation, and/or vocation.
§ Providing a variety of clinical interventions, including but not limited to:
o Therapeutic exercise programs
o Recommendations on environmental modifications
o Basic seating assessments and recommendations on seating/positioning
o Mobility aid prescription
o Recommendations and resources with regard to adaptive equipment
o Cognitive, memory, perceptual training
§ Creating, building, and maintaining effective communication & connections with a multidisciplinary team, clients, employers, referral sources, family members and other occupational therapists
§ Referring clients to community resources and other health professionals and services when indicated. Advocates on behalf of clients and the health care system.
§ Documenting accurate and timely charts including relevant assessment, treatment plans, and progress reports. Completes reports regarding client progress as required by funders.
§ Maintaining and updating knowledge in Occupational Therapy through continuing education opportunities, reviewing recent literature, and connecting with other professionals.
§ Encouraging clients with positive reinforcement to reach their goals
§ Providing a calm and empathetic demeanor in difficult situations.
§ Optimizing and maximizing your daily schedule
§ Abiding by all Covid-19 safety regulations
§ Organizing other tasks as needed
What do you bring?
§ Current practicing registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia (COTBC)
§ Graduation from a recognized university program with a master’s degree in Occupational Therapy
§ Eligibility for membership with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
§ Experience working with individuals with neurological conditions (NDT/Bobath training an asset, but not required)
§ 2+ years of professional experience is an asset
§ Ability to use creative and structured approaches to assist clients to maintain and gain independence in ADLs and IADLs.
§ Ability to write clear and comprehensive reports and other correspondence
§ Ability to communicate using different styles and methods to suit individual clients and situations
§ Flexibility, empathy, positive energy, a passion to help
§ Leadership skills
What can we offer you?
§ Contracted employment
§ A positive, rewarding, and collaborative team environment
§ A private space in a busy clinic
§ A competitive financial offer
§ Community involvement
§ A chance to laugh at work and create lasting relationships with both co-workers and clients.