Specific Department and Program:
Number of positions required:
Feb 13, 2020
Occupational Therapy Assistant/Physiotherapy Assistant (OTA/PTA)
Temporary Full-time for approx. 12 months
Monday – Sunday, various rotating 8 hour day shifts (hours subject to change based on operational needs of the department)
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 acute care environment consists of medicine, surgery, complex transitional care and rehabilitation. 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 another OTA/PTA and other hospital personnel as needed.
This is what you’ll need to do it:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
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.
February 13, 2020
Internal applications due by:
February 20, 2020
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.
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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.