2182-004 Physical Therapy Assistant - Full Time - Days-1827922
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH), a 146-bed hospital where staff is committed to patient safety and strive to provide high quality patient care. The dedicated team of professionals provide a full-range of healthcare services including a Level IV Trauma ER, a 17 bed senior behavioral health unit, and an 18 bed inpatient rehab facility. Technology also plays a key role at OVH as evidenced by its robotic partial knee resurfacing program, robotic surgical program and its TRU-D "robot" that enhances the infection control process. Additional services include outpatient imaging and laboratory, sleep centers, physical therapy, and a cardiac cath lab. Affiliated with OVH is Northwest Allied Physicians, a physician practice offering primary care and a wide range of specialists including Desert Cardiology. 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.
Description Assists a Physical Therapist with a patient's rehabilitative activities to help reduce pain and improve mobility. Assists in exercise instruction and demonstration, patient evaluation and testing. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A limited degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a physical therapist.
Education:Associate's Degree Program from an accredited school.
Experience: One (1)year experience assisting Physical Therapist preferred.
Skills: Strong written and oral communication skills required. Ability to follow written and oralinstructions and established procedures.
Licenses/Certifications: Required: Current Arizona Physical Therapy Assistant Certification. BLSCertification.
Job Physical Therapy / Rehabilitative Services
Primary Location AZ-Oro Valley (Tucson region)
Organization Oro Valley Hospital
Working Location Outpatient Therapy Department
Shift Day Shift
Forecasted paid hours per shift 8
Forecasted hours per pay week 40
Employee Status Full-time