You may work in a hospital or residential care setting where you will assist Occupational and Physical Therapists with a variety of patients including children, which may include people who have been recently injured, seniors and the terminally ill, teaching and assisting them to regain or maintain the ability to move about and care for themselves through exercise routines and other activities. You will use a variety of equipment including wheel chairs, walking aids, splints, mechanical lifts, exercise equipment and low voltage electrical equipment.
Education / Training / Experience
- Completion of a Rehabilitation Assistant Program (1.5 years full time)
Programs in BC
$47,500 per year
The best thing about this job… is that patient turnover is lower than typical hospital stays, meaning that you will have the opportunity to develop relationships with your patients.