Physical Therapy Assistant
PRN / Per Diem, Days - Committed
Sellersville, PA 18960
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Grand View Health is a leader in the healthcare community, recently earning an “A” Grade for Patient Safety from The Leapfrog Group. Located in Upper Bucks County, Grand View Health is a well-established, independent hospital offering a full range of healthcare services. Our employees enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a top-ranked hospital in a collaborative, community environment. Grand View Health: Recognized for excellence, chosen for caring.
Under supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, the Physical Therapy Assistant helps carry out treatment interventions as directed by the Physical Therapists. The Physical Therapy Assistant 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 acute care and outpatient settings or acute inpatient rehabilitation unit setting.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
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.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
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.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
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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