Physical Therapy Assistant
Per Diem, Days - Committed - As needed, day shift during the week & on weekends (2 weekend days/month)
Sellersville, PA 18960
Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. 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 and lead our community to a healthier future.
Under overall direction of the PM&R Director and Clinical Supervision of the Clinical Supervisor, the Physical Therapy Assistant examines and evaluates patients and administers physical therapy interventions in collaboration with the referring physician. The Physical Therapy Assistant demonstrates competency in skills necessary to care for and manage primarily adult and geriatric age patients in an acute care, outpatient or acute inpatient rehabilitation unit setting. The Physical Therapist Assistant treats patients through exercise, massage, gait and balance training and other therapeutic interventions.
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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