Job Description

Job Title: Physical Therapy Assistant,Wkd
Job ID: 683036
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Days as scheduled
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
Department: REHAB NEUROLOGIC
Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

UPMC Susquehanna WRMC has an opening for a part-time Physical Therapy Assistant to work Weekends. This position is eligible for a weekend incentive rate of pay!

 

Hours: 20 per week

Days: Every Saturday & Sunday


Provides therapy services to patients, as directed by the Physical Therapist, by assisting in the treatment, development, and implementation of programs and related professional programs. Therapy services are provided on Saturdays and Sundays.

Responsibilities:

  •  Encourage patient and family involvement in processes involving patient safety. Understand that patient safety is everyone's responsibility.
  • Complete daily documentation (including charges) of patient progress as required by SH, insurance companies, and regulatory agencies.
  • If the position/employee is required to provide therapy for inpatients (whether on a regular basis or on occasion, i.e., weekends), employee must obtain FIMS certification within 6-8 weeks of employment start date and maintain FIMS certification throughout employment.
  • Instruct/oversee patients in their treatment programs as designed and directed by the physical therapist.
  • Provide assistance in obtaining assistive devices/durable medical supplies for patients as requested/directed.
  • Provide service at other SH campuses and/or Rehab service lines (under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist) as needed/requested.

Qualifications

Associates in Physical Therapy required. Degree must be from an accredited college/university with a APTA-accredited program. Prior experience as a physical therapist assistant preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Physical Therapist Assistant licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required.

 

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support
  • Physical Therapist Assistant

 


UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $20.23 to $30.34

Union Position: No

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