PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASST - INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY, CCHS Employees Only Job
Date: Apr 28, 2013
Location: CLEVELAND, OH, US
CCHS Employees Only
HR Use Only: PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASST - INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY
Hospital: Cleveland Clinic, Community Hospitals, & NE Ohio Centers
Facility: CLEVELAND CLINIC, COMMUNITY HOSPITALS, & NE OHIO CENTERS
Job Code: D21008
Pay Grade: 11
Hours: PT, FT, PRN, Weekender
Job Details: - Associates Degree Required
THIS JOB INTEREST COMMUNITY WILL ALLOW YOU TO APPLY FOR REHAB OPPORTUNITIES THAT MAY BE OPEN FOR INTERNAL CANDIDATES AT VARIOUS CLEVELAND CLINIC LOCATIONS.
Instructions: Rehab internals employee - Please check the Rehabilitation and Sports Therapy SharePoint site for specific openings and state your position of interest in the application. Non-Rehab internal employee - Please state your area of interest in the application for review & consideration.
Summary: Under supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, administers Physical Therapy services for patients including infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.
Job Responsibilities: Under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, administers patient centered Physical Therapy treatment incorporating evidence based practice and skilled techniques to achieve optimal functional outcomes. Effectively observes, communicates and documents patient progress and response to treatment. Plans, organizes and implements individualized therapeutic programs with patient/family, incorporating evidence based practice. Provides education on Physical Therapy related subjects to patients, clients, caregivers, hospital personnel and the community. Acts as a clinical instructor or participates in the education and evaluation of students. Acts as a resource for volunteers and observers. Other duties as assigned.
Education: Associate's degree or certificate required. Must be a graduate of a Physical Therapy Assistant Program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.
Experience: Experience in the clinical area preferred.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current Ohio licensure as a Physical Therapy Assistant BLS for Heatlhcare Providers
Physical Requirements: Ability to walk and climb stairs without assistive device and to maintain balance despite sudden load in order to support patient from falling. Ability to meet physical demands characterized at the heavy level defined by 1993 Leonard Matheson & Ministry of Labor. Ability to lift and reach with arms sufficiently to lift patient's arm and leg during therapeutic treatment program. Sensation of touch and manual dexterity to be able to palpate muscle tension or to monitor patient pulse. Visual acuity to observe patient's gross and fine motor movements in order to analyze these movements and to read all patient monitors. Ability to speak clearly enough to instruct patients and families. Ability to hear at a conversational level to understand patient's description of symptoms and response to treatment.
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Category: Allied Health
Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
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