Tri-City Medical Center

PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT

3 weeks ago
ID
2017-6288
FTE Status
Full-Time 1.0
Shift
Day
Cost Center/Dept
7770 - Physical Therapy
Work Schedule
M-F

Overview

Position Summary:

Implements treatment plan as established by primary physical therapist for pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric populations with various diagnoses.  Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations, including meeting productivity requirements, maintaining professional development, and maintaining continuing educational requirements in order to provide up-to-date treatment methods. Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient population. 

 

Major Position Responsibilities:

  • Implements treatment plan for pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric populations with various diagnoses. 
  • Maintains professional standards of conduct and ethics as outlined in department expectations and professional organizations, including meeting productivity requirements, maintaining professional development, and maintaining continuing educational requirements in order to provide up-to-date assessment and treatment methods. 
  • Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient population.
  • Provides education to patients, families, caregivers and other health professionals.  Assists in the supervision of other staff members, students, and volunteers, as appropriate.

 

Safety and Infection Control Responsibilities

Responsible to maintain a safe and clean work environment, including unit based specific safety and infection control requirements.

 

Qualifications: ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE, & EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 1 year of overall experience, preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year Home Health experience, preferred (Home Health department only)
  • Experience with aquatic therapy, highly desirable (Wellness Center positions only)

Licenses:

  • Licensed or eligible for licensure by the Physical Therapy Board of California required.
  • Current CA Driver’s License and auto insurance, required (Home health only)

 

Certifications:

  • Current BCLS certification required.

 

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