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physiotherapy assistant

Source: Job Bank


Surrey, BC


$28.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Work setting

  • Private practice


  • Administer tests using equipment, instruct patients on test procedures and record results, and monitor, check and calibrate auditory equipment
  • Assess patients' physical abilities
  • Assist during assessment of patients and carry out treatment programs and develop materials for use with patients
  • Assist health care professionals
  • Carry out treatment programs, under the direction of physiotherapists and/or occupational therapists, to rehabilitate patients with various injuries or disabilities
  • Supervise technical and support staff
  • Apply and adjust casts, splints and bandages
  • Clean and maintain equipment
  • Compound, package and label pharmaceutical products
  • Lay out surgical instruments
  • Reassemble equipment and assemble packs of sterile supplies and instruments for delivery to hospital departments
  • Operate and maintain sterilization equipment and instrumentation for re-use according to standardized safety practices
  • Plan physiotherapy programs
  • Process claims such as health insurance or workers compensation
  • Select appropriate exercises, apparatus and manipulations
  • Maintain clinical and progress reports
  • Maintain supplies
  • Confer with other health professionals
  • Maintain inventory of equipment
  • Conduct research in physiotherapy
  • Perform general clerical duties
  • Perform various administrative functions
  • Prepare and maintain cleanliness of collection areas
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Manage routine office functions including reception, telephone and booking appointments
  • Teach and/or supervise exercises to patients
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Organize and maintain inventory

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Excel
  • MS Office
  • MS Word

Area of specialization

  • Physiotherapy

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Work under pressure
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Walking

Personal suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Accurate
  • Dependability
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

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