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Ascension Health Physical Therapy Assistant in Tawas City, Michigan

We Are Hiring

Physical Therapy Assistant - Physical Therapy 001 - Full-Time,Rotating - Harbor Ctr - Tawas City,MI

Outpatient: Monday-Friday hours varies according to volume.Will cover Oscoda Health Park and/or Tawas Harbor Health Center.Includes acute care coverage in Tawas

Will have weekend and holiday rotations to cover acute care.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with AscensionSt. Joseph Health, you will have the opportunity to conduct medically prescribed physical therapy under the supervision of a physical therapist.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides physical therapy interventions under a plan of care written by a physical therapist.

  • Performs therapy interventions utilizing techniques and skills as appropriate for the patient population.

  • Documents treatment interventions given.

  • May coordinate activities of physical therapy aides, students and other support personnel.

  • Responsible for following regulatory guidelines and clinical practice documentation in Michigan and department polices and procedures.

  • Responsible for maintaining patients charts as per facility expectations and maintaining privacy and confidentiality of patients and treatments.

  • Assists the therapist in updating treatment programs and helps with the formulation of progress notes and progress letters.

  • Responsible for maintaining the gym and equipment in a safe manner and to report any equipment malfunctions to the supervisor

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within1 Month (30 days)of hire date or job transfer date.

  • LicensedRehab Therapistspecializing inPhysical Therapy Asstcredentialed from theMichigan Board of Physical Therapyobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Associate Degree

    • 2 Year College Degree
  • Graduate of an accredited college offering degree program in Physical Therapist Assistant and One year of previous experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Employment decisions involving associates of St. Joseph Health System (SJHS) such as hiring, promotion, demotion, transfer, selection for training, recruitment, separation, layoff, termination, salaries, benefits or other forms of compensation, will be made on the basis of individual merit, skill and qualification. Consequently, in making employment decisions, SJHS will consider factors such as education, training, skills developed, prior job experience, prior job performance, attitude, ability to work with others, leadership and potential for growth in the job.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

REQNUMBER: 314879-1A

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