May 08, 2021

Physical Ther Asst

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) is primarily responsible for the delivery of Physical Therapy care to the patient population to which she/he is assigned and the recording of that care in the hospital medical record. The PTA acts as a consultant to various patient populations. The PTA must work under the direction and supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist according to the laws and practice regulations of the State of Virginia. Provides instruction to OT/PT support staff, PT students, personnel of other disciplines within VCUHS, and patient and/or family members. PTAs may rotate through our various clinical service areas.

    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

      • Licensed (or licensure eligible) by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Physical Therapist Assistant

    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • Current license by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Physical Therapist Assistant

      • Current CPR Certification if required by clinic or practice area

    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • Minimum of 1 year of work experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant

    • Education/training REQUIRED:

      • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program (Associates Degree)

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