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Physiotherapist - Neuromotor 

Category Healthcare Professional Opportunities  
Req Number HEA-24-00037  
Open Date 4/9/2024  
Number of Openings 1  
Department Child Development Program-Neuromotor 

Work type Temporary Full-Time 

Grade Grade 7 ($43.30/hr to $54.23/hr) 

FTE 1.0 

Posting Close Date 04/27/2024 


Join us in building a world of possibility! Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada’s largest pediatric rehabilitation hospital, and a top 40 Canadian research hospital. Serving over 8,500 families annually in both inpatient and outpatient programs and services, Holland Bloorview is renowned for its expertise in partnering with clients and families to provide exceptional care and is the only organization to ever achieve 100 per cent in three successive quality surveys by Accreditation Canada.

Holland Bloorview’s vision is to support the most meaningful and healthy futures for all children, youth and families. We are an academic hospital, fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. All clinical staff are expected to contribute to the academic agenda through one or more of the following activities: supervising students, teaching, academic service, scholarship and research.

Holland Bloorview has won numerous awards including Greater Toronto's Top Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People and Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures. We offer an inspiring, inclusive, innovative, and collaborative work environment with competitive compensation and benefit packages and programs that support ongoing learning and professional growth. 

This Neuromotor team works with children who have neuromotor disorders such as cerebral palsy who are up to the age of 18 years.

To meet these complex needs, services can include assessment, diagnosis, consultation and intervention from various disciplines including medicine, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, OT/PT Assistants, psychology, social work and speech-language pathology. The disciplines work in collaboration with our community partners to provide a continuum of care. This is a fast paced, dynamic work environment requiring the candidate to work independently as well as collaboratively with other professionals involved in the client and family’s care.


  • Partner with clients and families to formulate and implement individualized client-centered goals with focused, targeted and measurable outcomes.
  • Provide client care in collaboration with the client/family to plan, implement and evaluate care, documenting the habilitative/rehabilitative process according to hospital policies.
  • Interface and problem solve with members of the interprofessional care team and community providers as appropriate to ensure an integrated approach to care.
  • Incorporate evaluative activities into professional practice to ensure the delivery of efficient and effective health care.
  • Utilize research to establish and support evidence-informed practice.
  • Utilize the teaching/learning process to provide education on various conditions, both formal and informal, to clients/families, colleagues, students, and other professionals within the organization and the community.
  • Demonstrate strong clinical reasoning skills in assessment and planning of interventions with client and families.
  • Provide direct service (individual and/or group), consultation, mediation and education to clients, families, and community providers with focus on maximizing the client’s physical functioning.
  • Promote and support the physical, psychosocial and spiritual well being of patients and families.
  • Practices according to organizational policies and standards for practice as set out by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and Holland Bloorview policies and standards.
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives, supports the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment and advances a culture of client/patient safety through work and daily practices.
  • This position may require flexible work hours consistent with program requirements (may be required to work some evenings and/or weekends).
  • Documents according to Physiotherapy standards of College and Hospital.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively and efficiently manage fluctuating clinical responsibilities
  • Contributes to the academic agenda through education or research, and supports the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment that advances a culture of client/patient safety through work and daily practices
  • Document workload statistics according to the Workload Measurement of the Ministry of Health
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy required; Master's degree in Physiotherapy preferred
  • Current registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Membership in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and/or the Ontario Physiotherapy Association is an asset.
  • Experience with children with cerebral palsy or neuromotor conditions an asset
  • Knowledge of and skills in physical therapy assessment and treatment of children and youth with a variety of conditions
  • Knowledge of and experience with physical therapy assessment techniques, therapeutic skills, modalities and their applications.
  • Experience with current outcome measures (i.e. Canadian Occupational Performance Measure, Goal Attainment Scaling, and GMFM)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage fluctuating clinical responsibilities effectively and efficiently
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clients, families and members of the interprofessional care team
  • Proven ability to independently and collaboratively as a member of an interprofessional team is essential
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development
  • Status appointment in the Department of Physical Therapy at University of Toronto is an asset


About the Organization Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth with disabilities, medical complexity, illness and injury. All of our work is guided by our strategic plan, Transformative Care, Inclusive World: Holland Bloorview 2030. The plan:

To get a glimpse as to who Holland Bloorview is, we invite you to watch the Dear Everybody, This is Holland Bloorview video. Video:

Holland Bloorview is committed to fostering a climate of inclusion, diversity, equity accessibility, and anti-racism (IDEAA). This commitment is central to, and mutually supportive of, our research excellence mandate. We welcome and respect the diversity of all members of our community and we seek to create an inclusive culture for our clients, families, research scientists, staff, participants, trainees, volunteers, trustees, and partners. To help in our journey towards fully reflecting the communities we partner with, we welcome and encourage applications from Black individuals and other racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQI2SA+ persons, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas within our community. Holland Bloorview is committed to fair assessment of a candidate's abilities, and consideration for diversity of thought, method, and experience, including non-traditional career paths.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Please notify us of any accommodations that you require by contacting or 416-425-6220.  

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