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Physical Therapy Assistant

Santa Cruz Valley Regional Hospital

This is a Full-time position in Tucson, AZ posted July 12, 2021.

We are looking for a Physical Therapy Assistant full-time to join the Rehabilitation Services team! Santa Cruz Valley Regional Hospital is bringing top notch healthcare services that are both comprehensive and sustainable to one of the fastest growing regions in Arizona! The position is in beautiful Green Valley, Arizona, 25 miles south of Tucson. We would love for you to consider being part of our team!Pay Range: $23.00 to $32.00 per hourBenefit Perks:401k (Traditional and/or Roth) with company match effective July 1st, 2021!Medical Insurance (PPO or HDHP with HSA employer contribution)Dental & VisionEmployee Basic Life and AD&D $50,000 (paid by employer)Short-Term Disability, Accident, Hospital Indemnity & Critical IllnessGenerous Paid Time OffDiscounts for various products and servicesTHIS IS A FULL-TIME POSITION 8:00 AM TO 4:30 PMPosition Summary:Provide physical therapy services under the supervision of a physical therapist as directed and delegated from the physical therapist in accordance with the rules of the physical therapy practice act. A Physical Therapy Assistant does not evaluate, interpret, design or modify established treatment programs. Patient populations may include neuromuscular, orthopedic, sensory-motor, behavioral and or emotional limitations including all age ranges. Patients may have mental, physical, developmental and emotional disabling conditions in inpatient or outpatient settings.Major Duties:Provides care appropriate to the age of the patients served and the population of the patient served as delegated by the Physical Therapist.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the appropriate life span.Provides the care needed as described by the department’s policies and procedures.Demonstrates competency in use of priority equipment.Pursues education in the field to maintain high standards of patient care.Demonstrates competency in specific clinical skills to treat individual patient needs.Assists in specific therapeutic interventions with the delegation from a physical therapist and demonstrates the knowledge and skills to carry out assigned therapy treatment municates with responsible physical therapist and immediately reports any changes in patient’s current function or medical condition from previous visit or changes in current visit.Provide education to the patient, family, and caregiver regarding findings, treatment and established care plan. Education should be done in the patients’ preferred learning style and incorporate the patients’ understood language. Documentation should include assessment of the patient’s learning.Performs other related duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications/Preferred Qualifications:Associates degree or higher from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program required.PTA Certification from the Arizona Board of Physical Therapy required.Healthcare provider CPR Certification required.2 years’ experience as a PTA Jobble