Trillium Health Partners

OTA/PTA - 3A Medicine

System ID
Job Type
Part Time
Mississauga Hospital
Number of Positions

Job Description


Position: Occupational Therapy Assistant/Physiotherapy Assistant

Dept: 3A Medicine, In-Patient Medicine Health System
Posting ID: 

Role Level: Allied Health (AH06.1) - $27.17 - $31.32 per hour

Status: Part time (1) 

Site: Misssisuaga Site

Shift: 8 hours days

Posted: Sept 22, 2022

Internal Deadline: Sept 29, 2022



Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.

At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!

Job Description:


The In-Patient Medicine & ICU Program (the Program) consists of a more than 350 budgeted beds across the CVH & MH and is staffed by inter-professional teams who support the care of critically ill and complex medicine patients within the Mississauga-Halton LHIN. Our teams provide high quality-patient centered care in an innovative environment to support the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of our patients. We are dedicated to building a diverse workforce that reflects the community in which we live and serve.


Reporting to a Clinical Manager within the Program, the ideal candidate will be focused on providing patient centered care and will be given the opportunity to deliver care with compassion, excellence and courage.

Required Qualifications:          


  • Diploma from a recognized 2 year college program for both a Physiotherapy Assistant and Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Experience and ability to work in an inter-professional team environment
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support certification (or evidence of completion within three months of hire)
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written), including problem solving, negotiation and ability to have difficult conversations
  • Effective Team player


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in in-patient medicine and/or intensive care units
  • Experience in providing education to patients and families in individual and group settings
  • Evidence of on-going professional development
  • A second language is considered an asset in serving our community


Job Responsibilities:

  •  Providing physiotherapy assistant and occupational therapy assistant coverage for the Program across sites as assigned (e.g. coverage on weekends, statutory holiday coverage, during planned and unplanned absences)
  • Facilitating appropriate care planning with the inter-professional team to support seamless transitions for our patients
  • Practicing, under the direction and supervision of an Occupational Therapist and/or Physiotherapist, in compliance with legislation, hospital policies and procedures, professional regulatory standards and physiotherapy assistant and occupational therapy assistant best practices
  • Supporting and participating in the development of program and unit-level objectives, policies, procedures and quality assurance programs
  • Completing workload measurement reporting within a timely manner


Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.


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Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing, based on our values compassion, excellence and courage.  To be Better Together, we commit to fostering a respectful workplace culture that promotes a safe and supportive environment for everyone who provides care, supports caregiving, receives care or visits the hospital.


 In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.


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


Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.


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



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