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Posting #: 2021-868102


Position: Occupational Therapy Assistant/Physiotherapy Assistant (OTA/PTA)

Department: Rehab Services

Status: Casual 

Hours: Monday - Sunday, 7.5 Days (hours subject to change based on operational needs of the department)

Site: Multi-Site

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions.  We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.

This is what you’ll be doing:

The OTA/PTA will work in an inpatient acute care environment. The OTA/PTA will work closely with a physiotherapist and an occupational therapist and will progress patients as per their delegation. Compliance with activities delegated by the therapist is expected. The OTA/PTA will also work with other OTA/PTAs and hospital personnel as needed.

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare is seeking individuals who are competent in their chosen profession; patient/customer focused; team players; effective communicators; caring and respectful and are fiscally responsible.

  • Graduate of combined OT/PTA Certificate course from an accredited college
  • At least one year experience in an acute care setting preferred
  • Demonstrated excellent patient care skills with medical, surgical, neurological and geriatric caseload
  • Shows initiative, flexibility and enjoys working with a multidisciplinary team
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of a moderately heavy job
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Satisfactory attendance and employment record

The ideal candidate is strong in patient centred care in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require a person with good communication skills with a clear patient focus with the ability to manage execution and to foster teamwork and cooperation.

Position will remain posted until filled

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. , We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.


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