Apr 12, 2022

Physical Therapist Assistant Level II, Inpatient

  • Memorial Health
  • Springfield, IL, USA
Part-time Physical Therapy

Job Description

The Physical Therapist Assistant II is responsible for providing physical therapy treatment to patients of all ages under the direction and supervision of physical therapist. All procedures are carried out in accordance with established standards, policies, protocols and guidelines. Participates in PTA student supervision, inservicing of staff, program development and special projects.

Qualifications

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • P.T.A license in the State of Illinois required
  • CPR Certification preferred
  • If applicable, must possess valid Illinois drivers license and must be deemed as an acceptable driver in accordance with the MHS Fleet Safety Policy (5 year MVR will be required)

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 yrs of experience required

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills required
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with patients, families, peer and other team members as needed for assessment, intervention, and professional development
  • Must be physically able to lift, support, move patients 50 – 100 lbs.
  • Universal Precautions Category I

Responsibilities

  1. Provides quality patient treatment.

  1. Provides accurate and timely documentation as directed by the Physical Therapist.

  1. Provides interdepartmental communication with areas such as nursing, social service, and occupational therapy.

  1. Serves as a clinical resource for PTA’s and rehab techs.

  1. Is active in his/her professional development through utilization of staff expertise and the department’s annual education program.

  1. Assists in overseeing inventory of assigned areas.

  1. Maintains equipment and environment in safe order and in compliance with Joint Commission Infection control standards.

  1. Assists with PTA students in combination with Physical Therapist.

  1. Participates in department’s educational and community service activities.

  1. Participates in program development or special projects under the auspices of the assigned Physical Therapist or Program Coordinator.

  1. Assists with department projects, planning and problem solving through task force and/or community participation.

  1. Demonstrates support for and participates as requested in accomplishing MHS, departmental and team goals and objectives.

  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.