Physical Therapist Assistant

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period

Department: Rehabilitation/PT, OT, & ST

Position Posted On: 12/12/2022

Requirements:

  1. Education: Graduate of an accredited physical therapist assistant school. Associate of Applied Science degree. 
  2. Training and experience: Current CPR certification
  3. Job knowledge: Knowledge of general Physical Therapy practice act. Capable of communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Knowledge of Physical Therapy policy and procedures.


Description:

Under the general direction of the Physical Therapist, the PTA will perform patient treatments as per the established plan of care. The PTA will assist the RPT with complex treatment procedures if needed. Functions as a team member, and works with other disciplines throughout the hospital to ensure the best possible patient care. The PTA is qualified to perform treatments with varying age groups including infants, children, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  1. Provides patient treatments utilizing modalities of exercise, heat, cold, massage, mobilization, hydrotherapy, light therapy, electricity and patient education as established in the plan of care. 
  2. Document patient progress for review by other rehabilitation team members.
  3. Instructs patients in proper gait techniques, exercises and use of assistive devices and ADLs.
  4. Responsible for patient personal care, environment and privacy throughout the treatment. 
  5. Responsible for proper care of orthotics, prosthetics, and assistive devices. 
  6. Completes billing procedures when necessary.
  7. Assists in maintaining the Rehab Department and keeping the equipment clean/orderly.
  8. Participates in hospital in servicing as assigned by the Director. 

Contact Information

If interested, contact: dgraves@hmhospital.org

Apply Online Here

Mail your application to:
Hamilton Memorial Hospital
c/o Human Resources
PO Box 429
McLeansboro, IL 62859

Or Fax your application to: 618-643-2875

Or email your application to: Bobbie Hamblin.

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