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Occupational Therapist Assistant/Physiotherapist Assistant - Restorative Transition Unit - Temporary Full Time (until approx March 2023) (224040)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 11/23/2022 4:47:06 PM

We currently have a Temporary Full Time (until approx March 2023) opportunity for a Occupational Therapist Assistant/Physiotherapist Assistant in the Restorative Transition Unit department at our St. John's Rehab campus.

Hours of Work:

  • Weekdays & Weekends; Days, 8hrs; as per schedule

Summary of Duties

  1. Prepare, organize and conduct individual and group therapeutic activities with assigned patients under the direction of a registered Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist.
  2. Participate regularly in interprofessional care team, business and professional council meetings.
  3. Directly supervise OTA/PTA students as assigned.
  4. Complete clinical documentation and daily workload measurement.
  5. Monitor and maintain inventory of therapeutic supplies, assessment and resource forms, and kitchen supplies.
  6. Provide preventive maintenance to Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy equipment.
  7. Ensure the on-going integrity and function of therapeutic equipment and treatment areas.
  8. Conduct work in a safe manner; prevention, identification and reporting of safety issues and problems; taking corrective action, where possible; attendance at safety meetings / training / updates in accordance with the Hospital’s standards.

Please note: The above duties are representative but are not to be construed as all-inclusive.


  • Diploma from a recognized college for completion of the Occupational Therapist Assistant/Physiotherapist Assistant program or Diploma from a recognized Occupational Therapist Assistant or a Physiotherapist Assistant program and completion of the corresponding bridging program is required.
  • Excellent oral, written, and non-verbal communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of rehabilitation principles and ability to communicate and work successfully in an interdisciplinary team environment.
  • Demonstrated professional judgment and interpersonal skills in dealing with the patients their families, other health care team members and the community are equally essential skills.
  • Proven ability to be responsible for carrying out delegated tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Previous experience, preferably in a rehabilitation setting, is preferred.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 224040 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for Position" at the bottom of this page.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.