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PRN Physical Therapist Assistant - Skilled Nursing Unit

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Category: Rehabilitation
Type: PRN
Schedule: Variable/Days

Description:

Department: Physical Therapy

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Shift: Shift 1

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Workdays/Nights: Variable

Location: Lee Memorial Hospital

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Work Type: PRN

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8:00:00 AM to 4:00:00 PM

Job Summary

Summary:

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.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities:

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)

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