Physical Therapy Assistant

Requisition ID
2021-154930
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Physical Therapy
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
7a-4p
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Vincent Health
Location
AR-LITTLE ROCK

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Responsible for performing specific clinical physical therapy procedures and related tasks under the direction of a Physical Therapist.

  • Assists PTs in providing services that help improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries from accidents or from diseases with resultant functional limitations.
  • Assist PTs to fulfill patient treatment plan and procedures such as exercises, and with other modalities.
  • Accurately records prescriptions provided to patients, patient responses to treatments, and outcomes of each treatment, all reported both electronically and face to face with the physical therapist.
  • Keep treatment area clean and organized in preparation for each patient’s therapy.
  • Perform some clerical tasks such as ordering supplies, answering the phone, and completing paperwork.
  • Provides scheduling when needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Education / Accreditation / Licensure
    • Associate degree in related field required. 
    • Graduate from an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program required.
    • Current/valid state certification or licensure for Physical Therapist Assistant required. 
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required.
  • Experience
    • 1 year related experience preferred
       

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!

Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity?

Join one of our Talent Communities to learn more about a career at CommonSpirit Health and experience #humankindness.