HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Physical Therapy Asst (Licensed)-Acute Care, FT Days in El Paso, Texas

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist, assists the physical therapist in the practice of physical therapy. Performs physical therapy treatment for inpatients designed to restore function, prevent disability following disease, injury or loss of body parts and to relieve pain as prescribed by physician according to the treatment plans.

POPULATION SERVED: Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following patient population(s) served: Orthopedic, neuro, spine care, pulmonary including but not limited to joint replacement, fractures, CVA, soft tissue injury, etc.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Patient care: Directs and aides patients in active and passive muscle re-education, gait in functional training, applies treatment modalities, performs on going evaluation procedures i.e., ROM testing strength and functional ability testing. Communicates any charge in patient's condition to Physical Therapist. 2. Documentation: complete documentation of patient's chart which includes: daily progress notes, weekly progress notes, team conference reports, patient charges. 3. Supervision: Direct activities of technicians, students and volunteers as assigned. 4. Quality: Assists the clinical supervisor with implementation of new programs as needed. Involved with Quality Assessment and Improvement Plan. 5. Department Compliance: complies with department Policy and Procedure, Safety/Infection, Control Plans, OSHA guidelines Employee Handbook, and standards of regulatory bodies (JACHO, Medicare, CARF, etc.) 6. Demonstrates Customer Service and behaviors appropriately. 7. Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately) Associate Degree as Physical Therapy Assistant required.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: (list required and preferred separately) Board certified by the Texas State Boards of Physical Therapy required. BCLS certification required. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately 1-2 years inpatient rehab experience preferred

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of Physical Therapy principles and practices, general anatomy and physiology, diseases and post surgical conditions, body movements and functions, and medical terminology.

Title: Physical Therapy Asst (Licensed)-Acute Care, FT Days

Location: Texas-El Paso-Del Sol Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01512-16557