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Rehabilitation Assistant - Repost

Requisition ID: 359164   

Position Number: 20063622  

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg  

Employer: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority 

Site: Victoria General Hospital   

Department / Unit: Therapeutic Services   

Job Stream: Clinical   

Union: CUPE   

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP   

FTE: 0.70   

Anticipated Shift: Days;Weekends; Monday to Sunday, 7 on 7 off rotation

Work Arrangement: In Person  

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75  

Annual Base Hours: 2015  

Salary: $20.090, $20.694, $21.314, $21.952, $22.612, $23.291  


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Position Overview

Performs direct and indirect patient care activities and non-patient care activities that are delegated and supervised by the Therapist responsible for the care of the patient(s).


  • Previous direct patient care experience in a healthcare setting is preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Complete high school education, Manitoba standards, required.
  • Successful completion of a recognized academic Rehabilitation Assistant Program (not limited to but including the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology Rehabilitation Assistant Program) required.


  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the Employer policy.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be proficient in both oral and written English communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with people in a variety of settings.
  • Computer literacy as appropriate to the setting.
  • Basic computer skills required.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time without resting.
  • Must demonstrate the use of safe and effective body mechanics while working with patients.
  • Must be capable of bending, stretching and lifting while performing patient care and non-patient care duties.
  • Must be able to safely transfer large and/or heavy patients who may have limited or no weight bearing capabilities.
  • Must demonstrate adequate strength, motor coordination, agility and dexterity for implementation of therapeutic techniques, manipulation of therapeutic activities and use of tools and machinery as necessary.
  • May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, physical and emotional stress.
  • May encounter aggressive and/or agitated clients/visitors/staff.
  • May be required to occasionally work extended hours.
  • May be required to work a variety of shifts including weekends.



This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Golden West Centennial Lodge, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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