Physical Therapy Assistant
Beckley, WV 
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Job Description
Raleigh General Hospital
Description

Works under the direction of the physical therapist to help provide rehabilitative treatment, according to the physical therapist established plan of care, for patients that have been referred for physical therapy.

Administers active and passive manual therapeutic exercises in a competent, professional and ethical manner.

Provides direct and indirect supervision for all assigned patients during their scheduled appointments

Helps with orientation of new PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANTS and directs and gives instructions to PHYSICAL THERAPY AIDES helping with patient care

Demonstrates a working knowledge of the meditech system

Displays an interest in the department and a consistent focus on self improvement

Maintains current CPR certification

Provides basic and emergency first aid for injured athletes, as per appropriate RGH injury protocols

Maintains a positive attitude in daily interactions with patients, visitors and co workers.

Follows work schedule and reports to work as assigned

Maintains work area in a clean, organized manner

Maintains equipment and supplies in proper order

Demonstrates the ability to actively listen to everyone


Reports to: Director of Physical Therapy

Qualifications

Minimum Education

High school diploma or equivalent Required

Associate's degree Required

Required Skills

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS) - to be obtained within 30 days

Required Licenses

[West Virginia, United States] Other
Must possess licensure to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the state of WV and must be maintained in good standing

Minimum Work Experience

Experience in the outpatient and acute care settings as a staff physical therapy assistant preferred. Current CPR certification is required.

Job Occupational/Recreational Therapy
Primary Location West Virginia-Beckley
Schedule Full-time
Work Schedule Day shift, 7-10 hr/shift, weekdays only

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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