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Communication Disorder Assistant

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City: Guelph, Ontario

Zone: Waterloo Wellington

Program: Rehabilitation

Posted: 10-25-2018

Bargaining Unit: N/A

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Position Overview

 

As a result of our continuous growth, we have Part-Time opportunities within our Rehabilitation division for experienced Communicative Disorders Assistants.

 

Our ideal candidate will play an active role as a member of the CarePartners Therapies Team. They will demonstrate keen interest and confidence working with the Stroke care population, with a desire to work with a supportive and collaborative team, and commitment to on-going learning and professional development.

 

About CarePartners

 

CarePartners offers a competitive compensation program, including tuition assistance, a variety of on-site-in service training, and the opportunity for professional growth. Apply and speak with us to see how community health care can fit your lifestyle and career goals!

 

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Responsibilities:

  • Function as a member of a therapy team who is accountable for the therapy care it provides
  • Provide client/family education and support to address physical, functional and self-care needs as assigned by Supervising Therapist.
  • Monitor and report changes in health status to the Speech-Language Pathologist.
  • Committed to quality and accuracy of care

Qualifications:

  • Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA) diploma from an accredited college program
  • Driver’s license and reliable
  • 2 years relevant work experience, preferably working with geriatric clients in community setting
  • First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate required
  • Sound judgement, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Desire and ability to work effectively as part of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary care team
  • Demonstrated understanding and practice of rehabilitation principles and techniques
  • Computer skills, including e-mail, word processing and work scheduling systems
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form and must be fluent in English