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Physical Therapy Assistant - PRN Day - South Campus Job

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Location: Memphis
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Physical Therapy Assistant is responsible for providing physical therapy treatment to patients under the direction of a licensed Physical Therapist and in accordance with professional and organizational standards of treatment. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.
Education/Formal Training
Work Experience
Completion of an accredited Physical Therapist education program.
Current license as a Physical Therapy Assistant in the state where work is performed.

  • Ability to understand and prepare moderately complex written materials, such as patient records.
  • Ability to verbally communicate treatment instructions and patient status to Associates, physicians, patients, and patients' family members.
  • Ability to work without close supervision and to exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and projects and maintain control of work flow. Key Job Responsibilities
    • Implements patient treatments based on assessment and under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist.
    • Initiates patient and family teaching.
    • Demonstrates initiative in identifying opportunities for self-development and enhancement of professional competency. Physical Requirements
      • Exposure to patient body fluids.
      • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.
      • Ability to read and write to communicate both orally and in writing with other individuals.
      • Normal vision, including peripheral vision.
      • Ability to lift, push and pull up to 150 lbs., as well as carry up to 40 lbs.
      • Ability to stand, squat, reach, bend, walk, twist and sit in one place throughout shift.
      • Ability to use hands and feet together for repetitive, coordinated motions.
      • Ability to use hands for gripping and squeezing as well as repetitive hand and wrist motion.
      • Good hand-eye coordination.

Keywords: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Memphis , Physical Therapy Assistant - PRN Day - South Campus Job, Healthcare , Memphis, Tennessee

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