Inpatient Physical Therapist Assistant
This position is for a full time physical therapy assistant in an 18 bed inpatient rehab facility within Oro Valley Hospital. There is potential to float to acute side for patient treatment.
Physical Therapist Assistant certification in the state of Arizona required.
Administers comprehensive physical therapy services to patients as directed by evaluating therapists. Provides direct patient care for a wide variety of diagnoses including: post-operative, acute stroke, acute fractures, brain injury, critically ill, or those having complex medical issues with physical impairment. Works very closely with overseeing physical therapist, updating therapist regarding patient status and potential needs. Communicates regularly with others involved in the patient's care including nurses, case management, physicians, and other therapy cohorts. Follows established protocols for documentation. Observes organizational and universal precautions for infection control in carrying out daily responsibilities. Experience and familiarity with FIMs and IRF regulations is preferred but not required.
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 146-bed hospital that also has one urgent care facility, a freestanding emergency center and large physician group. With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work. Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to fostering a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community. OVH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: PHYST35124