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Physiotherapist Assistant (PTA)


Permanent Full Time position

Position Summary:

Under the clinical supervision of the Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist, the Physiotherapist Assistant supports the OT and PT services offered within MGHSL Homes. The Physiotherapy Assistant reports directly to the Director of Facility and Resident Care and/or Director of Resident & Employee Programs. He/she is also responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of staff occupational health and safety initiatives, including staff training and support.

He/she must establish and maintain a positive working relationship with the residents and staff. Promote a person centered care approach by encouraging residents to exercise freedom of choice, to participate in programs, and enhance independence.


•    PT Assistant course or acceptable equivalent

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in Long Term Care
  • Current certification First Aid/CPR
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work with a minimum of supervision
  • Physical ability to assist in the transfer and the support of residents, must meet the expectations listed in the JSA
  • Excellent time management skills, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision
  • Problem identification and problem resolution skills
  • High degree of resourcefulness, flexibility, and adaptability
  • Strong morals and ethics, along with a commitment to patient privacy

Core Competencies:

  • Time Management
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Problem Solving, Accountability and Dependability
  • Research and Analysis
  • Decision making and Judgement
  • Providing Consultation
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Communication
  • Team Work

Salary Classification: AS PER UNION CONTRACT

The deadline for submitting applications is 4:00 p.m., May 24, 2024

To explore this employment opportunity further, please forward your resume by e-mail only.

We thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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