OT/PT Assistant

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Job Number:
J0322-1334
Requisition #:
PT012206
Job Category:
Other
Department:
Professional Practice
Job Type:
Casual
Open Positions:
4

Overview 

Responsible and accountable to the Manager of Interprofessional Practice for the provision of preparing and assisting patients with treatment modalities under the direction of the therapists. Assist patients with mobility and maintaining/improving their functional level.

Education 

- Graduate from a recognized Community College OT/PT Assistant program

Qualifications

-  2 years acute care hospital based experience required.
-  Experience in medicine, surgery and geriatric care required.
-  Knowledge of anatomy and physiology.
-  Candidates with experience with orthopaedic and cardiorespiratory care will be given preference.
-  Ability to modify interventions quickly in accordance to changes in patient status required.
-  Ability to carry out directions of therapists.
-  Independent decision making skills required.
-  Exceptional patient centered care skills required.
-  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
-  Demonstrated ability to function as an effective interdisciplinary team member.
-  Willingness to participate/lead health service councils and professional groups.
-  Motivated to practice in accordance with the mission and vision of hospital/health service.
-  Demonstrated commitment to continuing education and personal development.
-  Evening and weekend shifts may be necessary.
-  Good work and attendance record required.
-  All employees of Michael Garron Hospital (MGH), a division of Toronto East Health Network (TEHN) (formerly Toronto East General Hospital) agree to work within the legislated practices of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario.
-  All employees of MGH are responsible to contribute to a transparent culture of patient and staff safety by adhering to and abiding by patient and staff safety policies and procedures set by MGH.
-  All employees are accountable for protecting the psychological healthand safety of themselves and their co-workers through adherence to MGH's policies and practices.

This role will primarily work on weekends covering acute medicine or general surgery. The weekend physiotherapy assistant is scheduled for 1 out of every 4 weekends.

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.