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PRN Physical Therapist Assistant - HealthPark Care & Rehab Center

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: HPCRC Physical Therapy
Categories: Physical Therapy
Type: PRN
Shift: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Lee Health is looking for a TALENTED and CARING PRN Physical Therapy Assistant to join our AMAZING team. We are a well-respected health system dedicated to providing a caring, compassionate, safe and healthy environment.

If you share our vision for exceeding expectations and you’re passionate about creating an exceptional patient experience, we invite you to take advantage of this unique opportunity. You’ll also enjoy competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, and enjoy a culture designed to encourage work-life balance, so you are able to care for yourself and your patients. Here, employees feel welcomed, valued and respected, so it’s no wonder we are in the 98th percentile for employee engagement when ranked against the national health care database.


For more information, please call Becky at 239-343-9959

The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) provides physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of the Physical Therapist (PT). PTAs implement selected components of patient/client interventions and obtain data related to that intervention; make modifications in selected interventions either to progress the patient/client as directed by the Physical Therapist or to ensure patient/client safety and comfort; educate and interact with Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant students, technicians, volunteers, patients/clients families, caregivers; and respond to patient/client and environmental emergency situations. The PTA is expected to conduct themselves in an effective professional behavior manner. The attributes, characteristics or behaviors required for success in this job include: critical thinking, communication, problem solving, interpersonal skills, responsibility, professionalism, use of constructive feedback, effective use of time and resources, stress management, and commitment to learning.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements
Required:
  • Associate's Physical Therapist Assistant
Additional Requirements:
  • Eligible Lee Health candidates are required to graduate from an accredited program. The accepted accrediting body required for Lee Health's Rehabilitation Professionals is the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
Experience
Required:
  • none
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
Required:
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
Additional Requirements:
  • Active Florida Physical Therapist Assistant
Certifications/Registration Requirements
Required:
  • BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)