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Our innovative environment allows you the opportunity to help carve out the future of complex continuing care and make a difference in the lives of our patients and the community. If you have what it takes to be a part of our dedicated interprofessional team, check out our current career opportunities below:

Whether you’ve seen a specific job opportunity in our current listings or want to send in your resume to inquire about potential or future opportunities, we’re happy to receive your application.

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Runnymede is committed to employment equity and recruitment and hiring practices will be modified to accommodate an applicant’s disabilities if requested.

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Staff: Pharmacy Technician

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Position Number : PHT-0720 | Date Updated : July 10th, 2020

Pharmacy Technician – Permanent Part-Time: The pharmacy technician provides support to and works under the supervision of the pharmacist. This position is responsible for dispensing and distributing medication in addition to material management services that includes acquisition, storage, expiry date monitoring and accounts payable activities.

Application Deadline: Friday July 17, 2020 @16h00

Responsibilities include:

  • Dispense medication orders for patients including leave of absence (LOA) medications consistent with established procedures, practice standards and safety requirements
  • Issue narcotics and controlled drugs consistent with standards for security including maintenance of a perpetual inventory record and regular delivery to the patient care units as needed
  • Provide and maintain ward stock to patient care areas as part of the stock replacement system
  • Ensure appropriate documentation for all issues and monitor expiry dates, stock levels, etc.
  • Prepare bulk compounded products
  • Monitor expiry dates and remove expired products for disposal and destruction or return to manufacturer consistent with pharmacy policies and manufacturers’ protocols
  • Repackage medication (regular and narcotic and controlled drug stock)
  • Maintain stock of the pharmacy night cupboard and the emergency drug boxes
  • Monitor stock levels and initiate the acquisition process in a timely manner consistent with legislated and contractual obligations as well as Runnymede Healthcare Centre (Runnymede) procedures
  • Place orders according to Runnymede policy while maintaining appropriate documentation, e.g., purchase order copy, receiving report, invoice copy and other relevant documentation
  • Receive and verify orders, follow up on back orders and resolve outstanding issues
  • Receive and document shipments of narcotics and controlled drugs consistent with legislated requirements and ensure secure storage of the same
  • Maintain patient files including data entry, medication order files, non-formulary drug requests, etc.
  • Complete workload measurement reports as per Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care guidelines and Runnymede policy

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Graduate from a CCAPP-accredited pharmacy technician education program
  • Registration with the Ontario College of Pharmacists as a pharmacy technician
  • 2-3 years of experience in a rehabilitation/complex continuing care hospital pharmacy department or an acute care hospital pharmacy department preferred
  • Experience with implementation and operation of pharmacy information systems and electronic health record an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Evidence of good performance history and attendance record

Staff: Occupational Therapist

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Position Number : OT-0720 | Date Updated : July 8th, 2020

Occupational Therapist - Casual: The occupational therapist assesses patients, interprets findings, implements and evaluates the impact or effectiveness of intervention strategies and educates patients and/or their caregivers.

Application Deadline: July 22, 2020 @ 16h00

Responsibilities Includes:

  • Assess physical, psychological, perceptual, cognitive and functional status of assigned patients
  • Formulates and implements individual treatment plans based on analysis of assessment findings and clinical reasoning
  • Assigns aspects of the treatment plan to the OT assistants as appropriate
  • Monitors change in the patient’s functional status and adjust treatment programs accordingly
  • Educates patients, appropriate family members, students and other health care providers with regard to occupational therapy and the management of patient’s health problems
  • Orients and supervises occupational therapy and OT assistant students
  • Collaborates with members of the interprofessional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care
  • Attends and contributes to patient care conferences and meetings

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Post secondary degree from an accredited occupational therapy program as recognized by the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • FIM certification and experience with NRS an asset
  • Clinical experience in rehabilitation/complex continuing care hospital or acute care hospital preferred, including discharge planning
  • Demonstrated expertise with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively within an interprofessional team
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage workload
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Excellent work performance and attendance record

Staff: Administrative Assistant

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Position Number : ADM-0720 | Date Updated : July 6th, 2020

Administrative Assistant – Permanent Full-Time: The Administrative assistant provides professional administrative support to the vice president, strategy, people & corporate affairs and the chief of staff. The incumbent will provide support where required to ensure that the administrative functions are carried out in an efficient, effective and timely manner and maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the position.

Application Deadline: July 20, 2020

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Schedules appointments and organizes meetings according to specific requests for both the vice president and chief of staff
  • Understands and anticipates the priorities and needs of the executive and provides support materials and assistance when necessary
  • Manages the appointment schedule, including scheduling internal and external appointments and utilizing professional judgment in establishing priorities and resolving conflicts
  • Prepares routine replies to incoming correspondence
  • Creates monthly on-call calendars and circulates to staff
  • Assists with creation and maintenance of the medical staff orientation plan and manual as well as other materials to assist the physicians
  • Assists and coordinates annual credentialing, and on- and off-boarding of new medical staff
  • Performs fact-finding, literature/internet research, screens and compiles information for chief of staff, senior management and Board as requested
  • Attends meetings as required, prepares agenda, takes minutes in a timely basis and prepares other materials/attachments for circulation
  • Types, formats and edits various documents include presentations, memos, letters, etc.
  • Creates and maintains efficient administrative processes with a consistent focus on quality improvement i.e. development of administrative best practices
  • Plot and post staff hours into the HRIS payroll system based upon approval schedules
  • Creates purchase requisitions based upon quotes and hospital operational needs
  • Actively promotes a culture of safety for both patients and employees by participating in safety education and training, by reporting incidents or unsafe situations to his/her supervisor, and by complying with the hospital’s safe work procedures
  • Any other support for requests and tasks as required

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Post-secondary diploma or equivalent work experience
  • Proficient using Windows Operating System
  • 2-5 years of experience in administration or a related area
  • Experience supporting physicians is considered an asset
  • Proven strong organizational skills required
  • Ability to manage multiple calendars and organize meetings and dynamic agendas for a vice president and chief of staff
  • Experience taking meeting minutes for senior committees such as the Medical Advisory Committee
  • Experience in healthcare setting and project management preferred
  • Understanding of medical terminology preferred
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to successfully work with all levels of the organization
  • Able to multi task and work in a fast-paced environment


Staff: Receptionist

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Position Number : REC-0620 | Date Updated : June 24th, 2020

Receptionist – Casual: The receptionist provides professional and courteous reception and switchboard services to patients, family members, visitors, staff, volunteers and community members and plays an integral role in emergency/disaster procedures and communications.

Application Deadline: July 3, 2020

Responsibilities include:

  • Greets visitors and responds to queries from staff, patients, families and visitors in a professional and courteous manner
  • Receives incoming calls, screens and re-directs calls to appropriate staff and/or department
  • Operates paging system to communicate announcements and emergency situations/codes
  • Processes security cards and photo ID badges in accordance with hospital policies
  • Receives and signs for registered mail and deliveries
  • Sorts and distributes all incoming mail and processes outgoing mail
  • Provides faxing, printing, photocopying and lamination services as requested
  • Maintains and updates reception operations manual

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • College diploma or combination of education and work experience
  • Strong skills with Windows Operating Systems, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, general office equipment, fax, photocopy etc.
  • 1-2 years reception and/or switchboard experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with all staff
  • Ability to deal with emergency situations in a calm, efficient and prompt manner

Staff: Patient Accounts Coordinator - Billing & Collections

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Position Number : PAC-0620 | Date Updated : June 19th, 2020

Patient Accounts Coordinator-Billing and Collections – Temporary Full-Time:The patient accounts coordinator – billing and collections will create and process transactions for patient charges, receipts, adjustments and refunds. The coordinator will work with the registration team, assist with accounts payable transactions and assist with payroll data entries, etc.

Application Deadline: July 3, 2020

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform all accounting functions related to billing, adjustments and collections for all types of hospital related revenues, including OHIP, insurance, WSIB, federal government, other province billing, ambulance billing and other patient and sundry billing on a timely basis
  • Create and process transaction batches for customer charges, receipts, adjustments and refunds
  • Answer patient and client inquiries in a calm, patient and courteous manner
  • Update patient demographics and insurance information to ensure accurate billing
  • Obtain credit/debit card payments over telephone upon patient request
  • Reconcile and provide information to clients, explaining account transactions and/or resolves accounting issues and discrepancies
  • Process credit card and pre-authorized payment charges for patient billing
  • Apply cash receipts to the correct aged patient receivable balance
  • Print bills, statements and cheques for accuracy prior to sending to patients/clients
  • Sort mail and distribute to finance staff
  • Cover other finance clerk tasks as per operational requirements
  • Cross-train with other team members
  • Work with other team members to coordinate responsibilities and prioritize tasks, ensuring all important deadlines are met
  • Provide excellent customer service to patients, families, hospital staff, doctors’ offices and employers, internal and external stakeholders, using appropriate communication methods to respond in a timely, helpful and courteous manner
  • Respond to all types of billing and payment inquiries in a calm, patient and courteous manner
  • Inquiries may be professional, personal or on the phone for patients, families and insurance companies
  • Share with other finance clerks the responsibility of accounts payable, and payroll
  • Other duties as assigned

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • College diploma or degree from a recognized accounting program
  • Accounts receivable/payable/payroll experience required
  • 2 years work experience in accounting with experience dealing with customers and billing issues, preferably in a hospital/healthcare environment
  • Data entry and mathematical aptitude required
  • Demonstrated effective communication, interpersonal skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and co-operatively as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of accounting
  • Ability to work with high accuracy and to pay close attention to details
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks through highly developed time management skills
  • Admissions experience preferred
  • Fully proficient with MS Office/Excel
  • Must be available to work days, afternoons, evenings and weekends



Staff: Security Service Associate

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Position Number : SSA-0620 | Date Updated : June 18th, 2020

SECURITY SERVICES ASSOCIATE (2 positions) TEMPORARY PART-TIME POSITION - 12 MONTH CONTRACT (DAYS&NIGHTS): The Security Service Associate is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of all members of the facility and for safeguarding hospital occupants and property. In addition, the Security Associate acts as a first point of contact for visitors, families and patients always with a focus on providing outstanding and friendly client service.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2020

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitors the Closed Circuit TV System and performs regular preventative security patrols, escorts, and standby
  • Responds to all Emergency situations as per policies and procedures
  • Responds, intervenes in and/or investigates incidents of violence, crime, accident and other undesirable events
  • Maintains detailed notebook of shift activities and completes detailed incident reports
  • Routine inspection for safety hazards on patrols
  • Completes maintenance requisitions for equipment deficiencies on property damage
  • Participates in department and Hospital Quality Improvement initiatives
  • Completes continuing education requirements as necessary

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Licensed by the Province of Ontario under the Private Security and Investigative Services Act, 2005
  • Diploma or degree program in Law & Security Administration, Police Foundations, Criminology or other law-based field of study at a recognized Community College or University
  • 2-3 years of security experience
  • Valid certification in CPR, First Aid, and Crisis Intervention required. Knowledge of Criminal Code
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures
  • Ability to deal with emergency situations in a calm, efficient and prompt manner
  • Must be available to work days, nights and weekends

Staff: Patient Care Administrator

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Position Number : PCA-0420 | Date Updated : June 8th, 2020

Patient Care Administrator (Float) – Temporary Full-Time: The Patient Care Administrator provides support to the patient care team under the Advance Practice Nurse. This position is responsible for acting as key contact for patients, families and coordinate duties to ensure patient care is organized and standardized. Act as a contact for all departments and community partners.

Application Deadline: June 22, 2020

Responsibilities include:

  • Assists Advance Practice Nurses to ensure that tasks are completed and followed up during and from previous shifts.
  • Ensures timely accomplishment of operational and strategic projects across the floor
  • Provide assistance to patient care manager regarding data and resource management of projects and initiatives
  • Ensure that all adverse event follow ups are coordinated and meetings scheduled
  • Organize information sharing and communication across the floor using electronic, print and bulletin boards
  • Complete all care delivery, safety and equipment related audits as assigned
  • Ensure that admissions, discharges and transfers are coordinated effectively across the floor
  • Communicate with clinical educators to organize sessions and activities across the floor
  • Create a climate of effective communication with staff, patients, SDMs, families and other members of the inter-professional team
  • Coordinate activities related to care delivery across the floor
  • Manage clinical equipment inventory and facilitate biomedical service requests
  • Organize product trials and feedback from end users
  • Collaborates with social work to carry out referrals and discharges
  • Coordinate and follow up regarding Lab Reports and update resources for Physicians’ rounds
  • Assists Advanced Practice Nurse in managing transfer of accountability (shift handover) and shift reports
  • Coordinates staff meetings and supports the completion of agenda and minutes
  • Assist advance practice nurses to coordinate completion and implementation of care plans
  • Coordinates with health information services to carry out all health information access requests
  • Provide back-up for unit clerk during absences
  • All other duties as assigned

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Bachelors degree preferably in health related field
  • 3 years experience in a hospital setting preferred
  • Expertise in project management preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent proven attendance record

Staff: Utilization Coordinator - Discharge

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Position Number : UCD-0520 | Date Updated : May 13th, 2020

UTILIZATION COORDINATOR – DISCHARGE – Permanent Full-Time: An integral member of the interprofessional team, the utilization coordinator - discharge is responsible for providing leadership related to discharge coordination, planning and navigation within the inpatient rehab and medically complex programs. He/she works collaboratively with the client/family and interprofessional members to achieve an individualized, well-coordinated discharge plan.

Application Deadline: May 29, 2020

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates and develops a timely, effective and safe discharge plan in collaboration with interprofessional team members
  • Works with the clinical team to identify and prevent high-risk ALC patients through utilization of community services to coordinate early intervention and ensure safe patient discharge back to the community
  • Document interventions in a format that facilitates the monitoring and evaluation of short and long-term effects of case management; ensures records are accurate and up to date
  • Evaluates and revises the discharge plan in collaboration with the client/family and interprofessional team to ensure that client/family care needs are met
  • Documents and participates in interprofessional plan of care and family care conferences to facilitate patient discharge
  • In collaboration with the transitional coordinator, identifies and coordinates community resources from within the public, private, charitable and non-profit sectors for the purpose of coordinating patient care plans post-hospital stay
  • Acts as a resource to family and interprofessional team members regarding community resources and is an expert in the discharge planning process
  • Maintains knowledge of local, provincial and federal guidelines impacting the discharge planning process
  • Closely monitor discharges on a day to day basis and makes recommendations to clinical leadership team to manage bed allocation and utilization
  • Work with clinical operation leadership team to coordinates the effective and efficient use of inpatient beds
  • Develop tools to monitor the discharge planning process, including collection of data pertinent to hospital’s discharge provision
  • Demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning, identifies learning needs and establishes annual goals and objectives in alignment with the program and strategic plan

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Diploma in health-related discipline, nursing preferred
  • Registration from a relevant health-related college
  • Member in good standing with a professional healthcare related regulatory college required
  • Minimum of three (3) years hospital experience required
  • Excellent negotiation, organizational, interpersonal and communications skills
  • Previous experience with discharge planning and coordination would be considered an asset
  • Experience working in a Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office Suite, QRH
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and shifting priorities while maintaining a high degree of accuracy

Staff: Clinical Registered Dietitian

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Position Number : CRD-0320 | Date Updated : May 1st, 2020

Clinical Registered Dietitian –Temporary Part-Time: Reporting to the manager, interprofessional practice, programs, education and research, the clinical registered dietitian (RD) assesses patients who are referred for RD services; interprets assessment findings; develops care plans for nutrition concerns; collaborates with the interprofessional care team to implement and evaluate the plan of care; and provides education to patients and/or their caregivers.

Application Deadline: June 19, 2020 @ 16h00

Responsibilities include:

  • Provides nutritional care (assessment, management, and evaluation) for patients admitted to Runnymede and referred for Clinical RD services
  • Formulates, implements and evaluates individual treatment plans based on analysis of assessment findings, clinical reasoning and best practice
  • Establishes rehabilitation goals in collaboration with the interprofessional team, the patient and/or substitute decision maker
  • Provides education to patients, families and caregivers as required to support optimal and safe care for nutrition needs
  • Monitors changes in the patient’s nutritional and functional status and adjusts patient plans of care accordingly
  • Contributes to discharge planning, including initiating referrals for community services as appropriate for patients on their caseload when indicated by the plan of care
  • Collaborates with members of the interprofessional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care
  • Attends and contributes to patient care conferences and meetings, when indicated
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date assessment, treatment, goals and other relevant documentation for each patient on their caseload
  • Actively participates in staff education within Runnymede
  • Participates in ongoing educational opportunities both internally and externally to maintain clinical competencies
  • Educates patients, appropriate family members, students and other health care providers with regard to nutrition and the management of patient’s health problems
  • Orients and supervises clinical dietetic interns and students

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited nutrition and dietetic program
  • Must have successfully completed an accredited dietetic internship program
  • Member in good standing with the College of Dietitians of Ontario
  • Membership with Dietitians of Canada and current CDE an asset
  • Clinical experience in rehabilitation/complex continuing care hospital or acute care hospital preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions
  • Active involvement in own continuing education
  • Available to work flexible shifts, including some weekends

Staff: Rehabilitation Assistant

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Position Number : REHA-1020 | Date Updated : May 1st, 2020

Rehabilitation Assistant – Permanent Part-time- Runnymede Healthcare Centre is expanding the services that we are providing to the community and are looking to increase the number of rehabilitation assistants within the hospital to help support the patient care areas with this new program. If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as a rehabilitation assistant.

Application Deadline: June 19, 2020

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducts individual and group therapy sessions under the direction of the occupational therapist (OT) and/or physiotherapist (PT)
  • Monitors and progresses patients' therapy programs as needed within the range directed by the OT and/or PT
  • Transfers and ambulates patients, and supervises exercise programs as assigned by the OT and/or PT
  • Positions patients and performs range of motion exercises directed and assigned by the OT and/or PT
  • Trains and instructs patients in completing Activities of Daily Living under the supervision of the OT
  • Assembles and installs assistive technology and devices and trains patients in their use under the direction of the OT
  • Provides assistance to the OT/PT during treatment
  • Prepares and applies modalities as directed by the OT/PT
  • Transports patients to and from the therapy area

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Graduate from a recognized occupational therapist assistant/physiotherapist assistant program
  • Experience in a rehabilitation/complex continuing care or acute care hospital preferred
  • Previous experience working with seniors in a healthcare setting under the direction of an OT/PT an asset
  • Demonstrated experience with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support certification
  • Effective verbal and written communication to successfully work with all levels of the organization

Staff: Registered Practical Nurse

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Position Number : RPN-1120 | Date Updated : June 1st, 2020

Registered Practical Nurse – Permanent Part-Time and Temporary Part-Time Positions: The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) in collaboration with the inter-professional team will deliver care and treatment to stable; non-acute patients whose care needs are well defined and established; with predictable outcomes and manageable responses. This is accomplished through assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, education and preventative measures for the maintenance of health and functional abilities, to a diverse patient population. The RPN provides excellent care by demonstrating compassion, professionalism and respect.

Application Deadline: June 19, 2020

The successful candidates will posses the following qualifications/experience:

  • Current certificate of competence as a Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Diploma from a recognized RPN program or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of nursing experience in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Acute Care Hospital preferred
  • If graduated prior to 1995, must have medication administration certificate from an approved community college
  • Physical Assessment course essential
  • Good understanding of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Standards of Practice
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification (BCLS) required
  • Active involvement in own/our continuing education
  • Good organizational skills and ability to manage workload
  • Experience with Windows Operating Systems, Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with the inter-professional team, patients and their families
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Demonstrated ability to provide culturally sensitive and senior friendly patient care
  • An Excellent Attendance Record is a prerequisite

Staff: Physiotherapist

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Position Number : PHY-1319 | Date Updated : June 1st, 2020

Physiotherapist - Permanent Part-time - The primary functions of the physiotherapist include the assessment of patients; interpretation of findings; implementing and evaluating the impact or effectiveness of intervention strategies and education of patients and/or their caregivers. The successful candidate may be required to work weekends.

Application Deadline: June 19, 2020 @ 16h00

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assess assigned patients through the administration of formal and informal assessments
  • Determine and monitor appropriate transfer and mobility status
  • Formulate and implement individual treatment plans based on analysis of assessment findings and clinical reasoning
  • Establish goals in collaboration with the patient and/or substitute decision maker
  • Develop the physiotherapy program considering the overall healthcare plan of the patient
  • Monitor change in the patient’s functional status and adjust treatment programs accordingly
  • Collaborate with members of the interprofessional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care and discharge plan
  • Assign aspects of the treatment plan to the physiotherapy assistant as appropriate
  • Recommend equipment for patient use e.g., mobility devices, foot orthoses
  • Attend and contribute to patient care conferences and meetings
  • Orient and supervise PT and PTA students

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited physiotherapy program
  • Member in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Assistive devices program authorizer an asset
  • FIM certification and experience with NRS an asset
  • Experience in a rehabilitation/complex continuing care hospital or acute care hospital preferred including experience with discharge planning
  • Demonstrated expertise with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions preferred
  • Completion of ongoing post-graduate professional development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work co-operatively within an interprofessional team
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage workload
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Excellent work performance and attendance record