Job title: OTA/PTA – 1A Surgery

Company: Trillium Health Partners

Job description: Job DescriptionPosition: OTA/PTA – 1A SurgeryDept/Health System: 1A SurgeryFile#: 2024-37971Status: Temporary Part time approximately 12 monthsRole Level: Allied Health AH06.1 $29.60 to $34.11Site: Credit Valley HospitalHours of Work/Shift: 8 hour shifts – Days and WeekendsPosted: June 20, 2024Internal Deadline: June 27, 2024Trillium 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 CommunityOur Values: Compassion, Excellence, CourageOur Goals: Quality, Access, SustainabilityOur Enablers: People, Education, Innovation, Research*The location of any vacancy/position may be changed or reassigned as per operational needsRole Summary:As an active member of an interdisciplinary team, the dual trained Occupational Therapy Assistant/Physiotherapy Assistant (OTA/PTA) provides client-centred clinical care for assigned patients under the direction and supervision of a Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist and performs associated functions to support the delivery of the service.Key Qualifications:

  • Certificate from both an Occupational Therapy Assistant Program and Physiotherapy Assistant Program
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support preferred
  • Evidence of continuing education is required
  • Current knowledge of OTA/PTA practice guidelines is required
  • Rehabilitation experience in long term care and rehabilitation is an asset
  • Experience using EPIC, SCM, ChartMaxx,
  • Experience in working with a patient care team
  • Reliable, flexible, creative, self-directed professional able to work effectively and collaboratively with interdisciplinary team
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet the physical demand of the position is required; performing substantial walking, standing, lifting, twisting and bending as required for patient care and other responsibilities
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to change are essential

Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

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  • Provides goal-oriented treatment interventions, patient and family education and support to address physical, emotional and self-care needs as assigned
  • Provides timely and astute information to relevant team members about patient’s performance (progress and status)
  • Participates in program planning, continuous quality improvement and evaluation
  • Acts as a coach and/or mentor and supervises activities of OTA/PTA students, volunteers and co-op students as assigned
  • Maintains clinical and statistical records and confers with other health care professionals
  • Communicates with physician and the Interprofessional healthcare team regarding patients’ problems, needs and progress
  • Builds effective working relationships with a dynamic, professional team
  • Provide clinical teaching, mentoring and/or supervision for OTA-PTA students. Engage with inter-professional education experiences with students of all health disciplines.

To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: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.

Location: Mississauga, ON

Job date: Sat, 22 Jun 2024 06:18:00 GMT