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Physical Therapy Assistant- Hospital

Valir Health
Oklahoma City

Job Description

Provide physical therapist assistant skills and functions to assigned patients at assigned locations as directed by Physical Therapist. Provide treatment interventions and follow plans of care as delegated by physical therapist. Participate in annual clinical skills evaluation by the Director of Clinical Services.

Responsibilities

Provide physical therapist assistant skills and functions to assigned patients at assigned locations as directed by Physical Therapist. Provide treatment interventions and follow plans of care as delegated by physical therapist. Participate in annual clinical skills evaluation by the Director of Clinical Services.

Qualifications

Licenses or Certifications: Must equal or surpass minimal certification requirements established by the State licensing standards. Licensed in resident state or eligible (may be obtained after hire).

Total Education, Vocational Training, and Experience: Associate Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant or Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy. Minimum 1 year clinical experience in Physical Therapy preferred.

PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:

Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

Organize and prioritize tasks and projects

Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction

Physical ReQUIREMENTS:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Ability to speak, hear, and read English

Ability to perform computer skills

Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape

Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations

CRITICAL DEMANDS:

Lift up to 75# from floor to 19 (Occasional) Stand (Constant)

Sustained Forward bending (Frequent) Sit (Occasional)

Walking up to .25 mile (Occasional) Sustained squat (Occasional)

Push/Pull up to 75# at 36 height (Occasional) Repetitive squat (Occasional)

Full body range of motion (Constant) Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50# (Constant)

Balance (Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Indoor climate-controlled environment. Patient care environment with potential exposure to unpleasant odors, to blood and body fluids which may carry infection to infectious disease, and to chemical and electrical hazards. Occasional travel with exposure to outdoors elements.

Working Conditions:

Potential hazards include:

Exposure to

None

Some

Frequent

Very Frequent

Exposure to

None

Some

Frequent

Very Frequent

* toxic/caustic chemicals

X

*blood or body fluids

X

*extreme conditions, hot or cold

X

*communicable diseases

X

*dust/fumes/gases (including asbestos)

X

*unprotected heights

X

*moving mechanical parts

X

*CRT (computer) monitor

X

*potential electric shock

X

*frequent, repetitive motions

X

*x-ray electro-magnetic energy

X

*Other (as listed)

*high pitched noises

X

*needles or other sharp objects

X

MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED

Equipment used for patient care. Office equipment such as computer, FAX, telephone, copier, calculator, etc. Assumes responsibility for equipment, inventory, safety, and security of assigned facilities.

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Qualifications

Licenses or Certifications: Must equal or surpass minimal certification requirements established by the State licensing standards. Licensed in resident state or eligible (may be obtained after hire).

Total Education, Vocational Training, and Experience: Associate Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant or Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy. Minimum 1 year clinical experience in Physical Therapy preferred.

PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:

Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

Organize and prioritize tasks and projects

Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction

Physical ReQUIREMENTS:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Ability to speak, hear, and read English

Ability to perform computer skills

Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape

Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations

CRITICAL DEMANDS:

Lift up to 75# from floor to 19 (Occasional) Stand (Constant)

Sustained Forward bending (Frequent) Sit (Occasional)

Walking up to .25 mile (Occasional) Sustained squat (Occasional)

Push/Pull up to 75# at 36 height (Occasional) Repetitive squat (Occasional)

Full body range of motion (Constant) Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50# (Constant)

Balance (Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Indoor climate-controlled environment. Patient care environment with potential exposure to unpleasant odors, to blood and body fluids which may carry infection to infectious disease, and to chemical and electrical hazards. Occasional travel with exposure to outdoors elements.

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