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Physical Therapy Assistant

CHI Saint Joseph Health System Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
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Requisition ID 2021-200225 Employment Type Per Diem Department Physical Therapy Hours/Pay Period 16 Shift Day Standard Hours 1 weekend per month required; additional hours available. 8-4:30 Remote No
Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY / PURPOSE

Manage department, establish policies, procedures, standards, and objectives for provision of physical therapy services. Provides patient care/services based on identified needs/developmental level for all patient populations. Care/services may include assessment of individual patient needs; incorporation of age-specific characteristics in patient education, communication, and planning; provision of individualized care relevant to patient needs; and recognition, monitoring, and provision of interventions as appropriate.

ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Complies with safety and emergency procedures.

2. Complies with Hospital/Department/Unit policies.

3. Documents activities consistent with Hospital/Department/Unit Guidelines.

4. Performs critical/frequent procedures or services.

5. Provides care/services based on identified needs.

6. Uses required equipment for providing care/services.

7. Consults with Hospital/department resources.

8. Demonstrates professional responsibility as per job classification.

9. Demonstrates Core Values Guest Relations/Guest Service Standards.

10. Demonstrates Core Values Based on Behavioral Standards.

11. Other duties as assigned by management.


Qualifications

Required Education

Graduate approved curriculum for Physical Therapy Assistants

Required Licensure and Certifications

Certified by the Kentucky State Board of Physical Therapy.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Adequate conversational English is required in order that the individual be able to take direction from management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with patients and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety

guidelines, and understand the Associate Handbook and all hospital policies.

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CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.