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Physical Therapy Assistant

Yavapai Regional Medical Center Prescott, Arizona
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The posted compensation range of $28.09- $36.61 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-363131 Employment Type Part Time Department Outpatient Rehabilitation Hours/Pay Period 48 Shift Day Weekly Schedule M - F 8-5 Remote No Category Therapy
Overview

At Dignity Health living our values means bringing passion into action every day. Dignity Health-Yavapai Regional Medical Center (DH-YRMC) now part of CommonSpirit Health is a not-for-profit integrated healthcare provider that offers a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services including network-wide opportunities to advance your career.

As our Physical Therapy Assistant at Dignity Health Yavapai Regional Medical Center, your primary role will be to assist patients in need of Lymphedema treatment in their recovery and mobility. In this position, you will collaborate closely with licensed physical therapists to implement treatment plans, aid patients with exercises, monitor their progress, and document their outcomes. Providing compassionate care, excellent customer service, and maintaining a safe and clean environment are essential expectations for this role. Successful candidates will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, experience with electronic medical records, knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. We are seeking a Certified Lymphedema Specialist (CLT) with LANA (Lymphedema Association of North America) certification. 

What began as a simple community hospital has evolved into a state-of-the-art healthcare system comprising two acute care hospitals, a network of primary and specialty care clinics, outpatient health and wellness centers, cardiac diagnostic centers, and outpatient medical imaging centers. We believe that while medicine can cure, humankindness heals. By listening and supporting each other, stress levels drop, recovery speeds up, and overall health improves. This philosophy is evident in our hospitals and clinics every day. It's not just about being nice; it's about championing a healthier approach to healthcare.

Our Rehab Services Team has been honored with the Press Ganey Patient Excellence Award for 2022 and 2023!

Dignity Health now offers an Education Benefit program for benefit-eligible employees after 180 days. This program provides debt relief and student loan assistance to help you achieve your goals. Full-time employees can receive up to $18,000 over five years, while part-time employees can receive up to $9,000. . Join our team at Dignity Health to take advantage of this amazing opportunity!




Responsibilities
  • Under the supervision of the Physical Therapist the Physical Therapy Assistant implements and follows the plan of care while providing patient care. 
  • Consults with other health care disciplines to coordinate therapeutic programs and assist with discharge planning for individual patients.
  • Instructs patients and caregivers in home program exercises and functional activities.
  • Assists with patient program management while delivering quality patient services.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Graduate of an accredited therapy program.
  • Licensed to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the State of Arizona.
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS).

Preferred:

  • One year of acute care experience as a PTA.
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While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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