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Rehabilitation Assistant – Full Time Temporary – Markham & Reactivation Care Centre – (RCC) Site

Markham Stouffville Hospital

This is a Contract position in North York, ON posted May 14, 2023.

Land Acknowledgement:

Oak Valley Health honours the traditional territory of the closest Indigenous communities, the Chippewas (chi-puh-waas) of Georgina Island and the Mississaugas of Scugog Island. The Haudenosaunee (Ho-de-no-shau-nee) and Anishinaabe (Ah-nish-in-ah-beh) have lived, worked and existed on this land from time immemorial. This land is covered by Treaty 13 signed with the Mississaugas of the Credit, and the Williams Treaty signed with many Mississauga and Chippewa bands.


Forbes Canada Honouree

We are honoured to be recognized as one of Forbes Canada’s Best Employers for Diversity 2022. We ranked within the top 150 organizations across the country. Learn more about our commitment to EDI.


Who you are:

  • You encompass Oak Valley Health’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
  • You are a patient and/or client centered individual who performs at an exemplary standard
  • You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and prioritization skills


What we are looking for:

As a member of a dynamic healthcare team, you will work collaboratively with the interprofessional team and will provide support to the Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists in providing quality patient care.                                 

Under the supervision of a Physiotherapist, activities will include:

  • Carrying out a developed patient exercise program
  • Gait and balance training
  • Conducting exercise groups
  • Application of modalities within the scope of practice


Under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist, activities will include:

  • ADL training
  • Implementing individual and group treatment programs
  • Designing and making assistive devices to improve ADL and cognitive functioning


Non-clinical duties include:

  • Set-up and management of the equipment
  • Cleaning and upkeep of equipment and therapy space
  • Administrative duties as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned



What you bring to the role:

  • Graduate of an accredited OTA/PTA education program in Canada
  • Related previous experience or sound knowledge of the rehabilitation/physiotherapy/occupational assistant role
  • Previous seating experience would be an asset
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with the members of the interprofessional team
  • Evidence of self-direction and flexibility in your work approach
  • Proficient computer skills and experience with MS Office; experience with Meditech is an asset
  • Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
  • Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required



Work Schedule: 

The successful candidate will work 0830-1630pm, Monday – Friday with rotating weekends.

Schedule is subject to change based on operational demands.

Markham Stouffville Hospital – 381 Church St, Markham, ON L3P 7P3
Reactivation Care Centre (RCC) – 2111 Finch Ave W, North York, ON M3N 1N1 



BAND R : $28.30 – $33.80 per hour

Annual Salary: $55,185 – $65,910 per year


Who we are:

Oak Valley Health is one of Ontario’s leading community healthcare organizations.  Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).

Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?


COVID Statement

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to strengthen and promote health protection to patients, staff and members of the public attending in the hospital, prior to the first day of employment with the Hospital, all successful candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (full vaccination is required). In order to provide you with fair & equitable accommodation, you must submit supporting medical exemption documentation or an affidavit detailing why your religion prohibits you from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.


Oak Valley Health Diversity Statement 

Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Oak Valley Health is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.