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Hand Therapist, Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist - Toronto, Ontario


Position:  HAND THERAPIST – Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist
Reports to: MANAGER
Hours:  various hours/shifts as required Weekdays
Status:  Casual


As an integral member of Allied Health and the Hand Program, the Hand Therapist is responsible for the assessment and treatment of patients in the Hand Therapy Program at the Toronto Western Hospital.  The Hand Therapist participates in meetings at the service, department, Allied Health and UHN level as required; participates in quality activities as required; provides education to patients, families, students and to other members of the interdisciplinary team; and participates in research activities as required.


  • At minimum, successful completion of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy
  • Registration with the College of Physiotherapists or Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience with musculoskeletal disorders
  • Experience in the assessment and treatment of Hands strongly preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrates appropriate and effective written, oral, and nonverbal communication skills
  • Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job
  • Membership in the Canadian Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy Association preferred

POSTED:  December 13, 2018       CLOSING DATE:  until filled
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position.  Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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