Physical Therapy Assistant

Owensboro Health - 42303
April 28, 2021
PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT Allied Health Hours: 7a-330p, 8a-430p Days - Part-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-75 - 40021A
Job Summary Conducts medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs under the supervision of a Physical Therapist. Oversees physical therapy aides/technicians in performing treatment. # Job Responsibilities Provides physical therapy interventions under a plan of care written by a physical therapist. Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient. Documents treatment interventions given. Coordinates activities of physical therapy aides, students, and other support personnel. Supervises PTA students completing clinical rotations Qualifications Associate#s degree or higher in Physical Therapy Assistant required upon hire No experience required PTA - Licensed as a Physical Therapy Assistant in the state of Kentucky required upon hire AND BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 90 days of employment in this position Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Occasionally Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.