R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, 64 Pleasant Street, Antigonish NS B2G 1W7
Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for job posting www.rkmacdonald.ca
Competition #:450-02- 09- 21-2023 Job Title: Rehabilitation Assistant
Dept.: Rehabilitation Services Start Date: Immediately
Posted Date: September 21, 2023 Close Date: September 28, 2023
Reg/Temp: Temporary Full/Part: Full-time
Tentative End date undetermined (subject to change)
Applications accepted until 4:00 PM on the Closing Date
The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs 250 staff in various Departments.
Scope of Position: Responsible for implementing rehabilitative strategies for improving resident’s quality of life through the provision of prescribed therapeutic programs, related documentation and communication.
Qualifications required – Graduation from a recognized Community College Rehabilitation Assistant Program or recognized OTA or PTA College Program. Regular & consistent attendance is essential.
Skills & Abilities : Able to foster demonstrate and maintain good public relations with residents, families, visitors, and the public, coworkers and other members of the health care team. Ability to work independently, excellent interpersonal communication skills, and must be physically able to perform all aspects of the work. Complete Rehabilitation Assistant (Job) Description: visit the R.K. Macdonald Nursing Home website @ www.rkmacdonald.ca
Hours of Work
Days 7-5 pm (Between Mon – Fri) (subject to change)
(Based on experience as per Unifor contract pay scale) (Pay for Breaks and Dinner) 80 biweekly
Pension – (Can deferred for 3mos, if not previously in plan)
Sick benefits- (Upon Completion of a 528 hr. Probation Period)
Health Benefits –NA – 1 yr. end undetermined
Gym Membership – Corp rate available with Good Life
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date. This is NSNU bargaining unit positions. Preference given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home provides patient centered care to 136 residents with approximately 250 care partners. The home is filled with people who care deeply about providing excellent resident care and who are committed to creating a safe work environment. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. The R.K. MacDonald is an inclusive employer who supports diversity, equality, and reconciliation. Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We welcome people from all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, age, religion, and physical and mental abilities. We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to Human Resources before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. In addition, proof of applicable education and or certification is required as a condition of employment. Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to: HR 902-863-2578 Ext.292 Fax: 902-863-4437 or email: email@example.com Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting www.rkmacdonald.ca