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Trinity Health Home Health Physical Therapy Assistant in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

A member of Trinity Health, Holy Cross Hospital is a full-service, non-profit, Catholic, teaching hospital operating in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.

This is a FT position on day shift with benefits. This position is physically located at the Home Health office.

As a part of Trinity Health, with 89,000 colleagues and more than 20,000 physicians / clinicians, we are united to serve our communities and advance our mission: ""to serve in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming, healing presence within our communities"" and our vision ""to be the trusted health partner for life.""

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Job Summary:

  • Performs treatments as delegated by the Physical Therapist. Utilizes skilled techniques including therapeutic exercise, physical agents, hydrotherapy, and wound care. Emphasis is on functional training. Provides patient education in conjunction with therapeutic treatments.
  • Provides assistance to Physical Therapists in performing initial evaluations and re-evaluations. Assists in treatment planning, goal setting, and discharge planning.
  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to assure treatment, and care is appropriate to the age of the patients served. Care provided is appropriate for all patients including: neonates, pediatrics, adults, or geriatrics.
  • Documents information electronically in patient medical record. Completes charge entries. Participates in PI monitors as directed.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with Supervisor, subordinates, and peers. Interacts with physicians, patients, hospital staff members, and community agents.
  • Provides for patient's physical, emotional and safety needs. Responds to emergency situations.
  • Performs other job-related duties within job scope as requested by Supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate of Accredited Physical Therapy Assistant School is required.
  • Registered Physical Therapy Assistant in the State of Florida is required.

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Job Number: 00101818

Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Organization Name: Holy Cross Hospital

Facility: HCHFL - Holy Cross Hospital

Employment Type: Full time

Hours: 40

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