Physical Therapy Assistant
PRN / Per Diem, Days - Committed - Per diem coverage weekdays & 2 weekend days/month
Sellersville, PA 18960
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There's a new era of wellness ahead, and we no longer think about treating our bodies only when we're sick but nurturing our bodies when we are well, so we can stay in a perpetual state of good health. Grand View Health is leading the way to this new era with investments in technology, facilities, partnerships and, most importantly, compassionate and exceptional talent. Located in Upper Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Grand View Health is a well-established, independent hospital offering a full range of healthcare services. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness.
Under supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, the Staff Physical Therapy Assistant helps carry out treatment interventions as directed by the Physical Therapists. The Staff PTA also performs designated routine tasks related to the operation of the department. Demonstrates competency in skills necessary to provide quality service/care to the primarily adolescent, adult and geriatric age patients in an acute care and outpatient setting or acute inpatient rehabilitation unit setting.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Associate's degree from an accredited institution in physical therapy education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and over 1 to 3 years of experience required.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Demonstrated problem-solving skills required.
Strong verbal communication and listening skills required.
Effective interpersonal skills required.
Ability to work effectively and efficiently under tight deadlines, high volumes and multiple interruptions required.
Competency in the use of a variety of computer hardware and software systems required.
Possesses familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) required.
Physical Therapist Assistant, licensed upon hire, required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire required.
Grand View Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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