York Care Centre is recruiting energetic, dependable, and team-oriented individuals for the following positions:
(Kinesiology / Occupational Therapist / Physiotherapist)
Centre for Innovation and Research in Aging / York Care Centre
The Centre for Innovation and Research in Aging (CIRA), is a leading New Brunswick research organization focusing on aging health and quality of life for senior populations. Located on the campus of York Care Centre, which houses New Brunswick’s largest long-term care facility, CIRA is partnered with innovators, research organizations, and academics from across Canada.
The Research Therapist will be part of a research team implementing the study “Home-based and residence-based virtual reality training to increase rehabilitative exercise in seniors”, funded by the New Brunswick Healthy Seniors Pilot Project. Participants will be adults over aged 65 who are recovering from illness and/or injury and are receiving Extra-Mural rehabilitation services. The Research Therapist will be responsible to create safe and challenging virtual reality programs for participants, either in their own home or within their long-term care facility. This would include creating the programs, training the participants and monitoring their progress.
As the optimal candidate, you will be a Rehabilitation professional. You will have obtained a Kinesiology Degree or Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist, and preferably up to 3 years of professional experience (preferred experience working in at least one of the following: long-term care, homecare clients, and/or working with frail older adults). Experience in clinical research is considered an asset. You will also be familiar with gaming, technology, hardware and software, able to problem-solve technology installations and have experience with MS Office. You will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with participants, other therapists, research colleagues, and the media. The ability to prioritize multiple tasks, organize your own workload and meet deadlines is essential.
Note: This position requires flexible hours and some travelling (mileage will be paid). The successful candidate will be bilingual (French/English). The candidate must provide documentation of TCPS-2 training within the past 5 years or be willing to complete this requirement before the anticipated start date.
If you believe you have the necessary skills and are committed to working in a dynamic environment, please forward your CV to Shelley Kenny, Manager Human Resources at Skenny@yorkcarecentre.ca. Please include ‘Research Therapist’ in subject line of email.
To find out more about CIRA, please visit our website: www.agingresearch.ca
We thank all applicants for expressing interest, however, only those being considered for the role will be contacted.
We are currently seeking a part-time Rehabilitation Assistant. This position will provide rehabilitation services in support of resident’s autonomy in collaboration with a team of health care professionals. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- Assess and identify the rehabilitation needs of the residents and assist in the development and implementation of treatment plans designed to meet resident’s needs and maintain resident’s autonomy in collaboration with health care professionals
- Modify and adapt individual treatments in accordance with residents status as established by health care professionals
- Communicate and provide guidance to staff pertaining to the rehabilitation programs regarding hearing, mobilization, positioning and eating
- Document and communicate progress with health care professionals, residents, and/or families regarding treatment
- Maintain rehabilitation equipment
- Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings
As the ideal candidate, you have attained your high school diploma plus successful completion of the Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Assistant Program or Bachelor Degree in Kinesiology. You are able to follow verbal instructions, have a good previous work record and are physically able to perform the assigned duties. Experience working and/or volunteering with the geriatric population is an asset.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume in confidence to Shelley Kenny, Manager Human Resources, email@example.com. Please include ‘Rehabilitation Assistant’ in the subject line of the email.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Personal Support Workers/Resident Attendants
License Practical Nurses
Please forward your resume as follows:
York Care Centre
100 Sunset Drive
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3A 1A3
Attention: Manager Human Resources
or email Shelley Kenny: firstname.lastname@example.org