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Medical Center of Lewisville

General Information


Job title: Physical Therapy Assistant- PRN
Job location: Lewisville, TX 75057 United States
Requisition code: 00950-54120
Date posted: 03/19/13
Job type: Seasonal

Job Classification

Job Category:Physical Therapist Assistant

Job Description

Job description:
To continuously conduct appropriate physical therapy management to meet the individual needs of medically referred adolescent to geriatric patients (occasional pediatrics in wound care and orthopedic management only) in an efficient, productive manner and within the guidelines of the Physical Therapy Assistant Practice Act and the American Physical Therapy Association's Standards for Practice and Code of Ethics. To take all appropriate measures to ensure the safety of the patients. To maintain accurate, current records on all patients according to the department's policy and procedures. To supervise support staff and other departmental staff as it relates to patient care. To participate in the quality improvement process and in updating programs and/or development of new programs. To assist with educational programs for departmental and hospital associates and to uphold the standards of the department and hospital by dealing with patients, visitors, associates and other medical professionals in a respectful, courteous manner.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
-BLS (AHA) Certification.
-Texas licensure or eligible
-Pass facility credentialing for Functional Independence Measurement (FIM's) within 30 days upon hire then maintain current certification.
-Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy Assistants.
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