Ascension Health Physical Therapy Assistant - Rehab Services in Panama City Beach, Florida

Job ID: 246666

Physical Therapy Assistant - Rehab Services

Panama City Beach, Florida

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Physical Therapy Assistant

City, State: Panama City Beach,FL

Location: SHMG Panama City Beach

Department: Rehab Services PCB

Additional Job Details: Part-Time,Day

About Us

Thank you for your interest in Northwest Florida’s leading health care provider – Sacred Heart Health System.

Northwest Florida is a growing, family-oriented community, offering a mild climate, year-round recreational opportunities and beautiful sugar-white beaches along the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

As part of Ascension – the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system – Sacred Heart offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Our associates consistently give high ratings to their workplace engagement and leadership’s support for their well-being.

Sacred Heart was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1915. While our technology has improved dramatically and the buildings have grown and expanded, our commitment to the mission remains steadfast: to provide excellent health care to all people, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. For our more than 100-year history, we have been blessed with talented associates who believe in our mission and are dedicated to serving our patients and families.

Sacred Heart Health System includes hospital campuses in Pensacola, Miramar Beach and Port St. Joe, Florida, as well as The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart – Northwest Florida’s only children’s hospital – and Sacred Heart Medical Group, the largest network of primary care and specialty physicians in Northwest Florida. In affiliation with the University of Florida, Sacred Heart offers the region’s only kidney transplant program, as well as physician residency programs to train the next generation of doctors in internal medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology.

To learn more about Sacred Heart Health System, visit www.sacred-heart.org .

Job Description

Job Summary:

Conducts 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.

  • Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits.

  • Monitors and modifies the plan of care as needed. Seeks consultation as necessary.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Plans and/or assists with patient discharge and provides information regarding appropriate selection and use of adaptive equipment and support programs.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date. BLS Healthcare Provider required prior to hire date or job transfer date at SHHP.

  • Licensed Rehab Therapist specializing in Physical Therapy Asst credentialed from the Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Associate Degree

  • A Graduate of a Physical Therapy Assistant program required.

Work Experience:

  • No experience required.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining the Sacred Heart Health System Team, please apply by completing an online application.

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Sacred Heart Health System is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

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