Trillium Health Partners

OTA/PTA - 4B Medicine

System ID
Job Type
Full Time
Mississauga Hospital
Number of Positions

Job Description

Position: Occupational Therapy Assistant/Physiotherapy Assistant

Dept: 4B Medicine, Inpatient Medicine Program
Posting ID: 

Role Level: Allied Health (AH06.1) - $34.17 - $38.35 per hour

Status: Permanent Full Time 

Site: Misssisuaga Site

Shift: 8 hours days (weekdays & rotating weekends)

Posted: July 10, 2024

Internal Deadline: July 17, 2024


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, the Queensway Health Centre, and the Reactivation Center at Humber. 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

Our Values: Compassion, Excellence, Courage

Our Goals: Quality, Access, Sustainability

Our Enablers: People, Education, Innovation, Research

Job Description:


The Inpatient Medicine 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


To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website:


Candidates are selected on the basis of their skill, ability, experience and qualifications.

Where these factors are relatively equal seniority shall govern providing the successful applicant.


 Trillium Health Partners’ (THP) is an equal opportunity employer who values the importance of antiracism work and is committed to integrating antiracism, diversity, equity and inclusion best practices throughout THP operations, policies and culture. Therefore, we ask that even if you do not see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on this posting, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Research has shown that candidates from underrepresented groups often only apply when they feel 100% qualified. We encourage all applicants who are members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the Ontario Human Rights Code based on race, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nations, Métis or Inuk/Inuit person to consider this opportunity.


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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