Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA)

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

CarePartners

Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA) Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto ID 2023-1637 Category Rehabilitation Position Type Part-Time Who We Are CarePartners is one of Ontario’s largest, most reputable and well-established accredited home health care providers, providing nursing, personal support, home support, palliative, therapy and rehabilitation support services for patients of all ages across urban and rural Ontario. We visit approximately 80,000 patients each year in homes, schools, clinics, workplaces and retirement homes, spread across 14 branches and 21 nursing clinics.We continuously innovate to meet patient needs with specialized (award-winning) care programs and technology, including virtual care and AI. Overview If you are looking for flexible scheduling, look no more. CarePartners can provide you with more time for a better work-life balance!We are looking for Physiotherapy Assistants (PTs) to provide one on one care in the community/home setting as part of our interdisciplinary care team.This is a Part-time role and hours will be varied. What We Offer Competitive salary, comprehensive health and dental benefitsEmployment perks such as Employee Assistance Program, Perkopolis, Rewards PointsFlexible scheduling supporting employee work life balanceInspiring leadership and opportunities for professional growthSupportive & dedicated Safety Health & Wellness team & Pandemic Response teamInterprofessional collaboration with our Professional Practice Research & Education Team What The Role Involves Professional treatment of patients in the community and in their homesDelivers therapy within the Care Plan with respect to Community Health Services, independently or in cooperation with the Home and Community Care Support Services (HCCSS)Assists with gross motor, fine motor and balance activitiesWorks with the patient on appropriate time-specific, measurable goals and outcomes in collaboration with the care teamProvides client/family education and support to address physical, functional and self-care needs as assignedWorks independently and as an integral member of an interdisciplinary care teamMonitors and report changes in health status to the supervising Occupational Therapist/PhysiotherapistPerforms other duties as required What You Bring An Physiotherapist Assistant (OTA/PTA) diploma from an accredited Ontario college program Current First Aid Certificate and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) CertificateDemonstrated understanding and practice of rehabilitation principles and techniquesSound critical thinking skills, good judgement and problem-solving skillsAbility to participate and follow treatment programs and care plansExperience working one-on-one as a therapeutic support with clientsAbility to foster independence of the client in the home and in the communityProven computer skills, including email, MS Word and Outlook, work scheduling systemsA valid driver’s license and vehicleExcellent English verbal and written communication skillsTo protect our patients, we require current vulnerable sector check screening, a clear background check and proof of COVID 19 vaccination*