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LICENSED PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT
MELBOURNE FL 32941
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89747930

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Life Care Centers of America, Inc (additional)

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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LICENSED PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT
LICENSED PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANTMelbourne, FLAPPLY NOW






LICENSED PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANTLife Care Center of Melbourne


Position type:PRNShift:15 Hours (Weekdays/Weekends - Day Shift)


Position SummaryThe LICENSED PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT provides direct rehab care in physical therapy to patients upon physician referral under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist (PT) in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.


Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements



+ Must be a graduate of an accredited program in physical therapy (ASPT)


+ Must be currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment.


+ One (1) year experience in post-acute care or related setting preferred


+ Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.



Specific Job Requirements



+ Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate


+ Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and e-mail


+ Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs


+ Must demonstrate good body mechanics at all times


+ Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action


+ Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility


+ Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department


+ Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient care,, documentation and therapy software responsibilities, patient rights, and safety and sanitation


+ Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.


+ Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information


+ Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures


+ Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care'sCode of Conductand completes mandatoryCode of Conductand other appropriate compliance training



Essential Functions



+ Must be able to follow physical therapy treatment plans for patients under direction of the supervising PT


+ Must be able to chart appropriately and timely


+ Must be able to utilize therapy software appropriately and accurately


+ Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients


+ Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients


+ Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance


+ Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment


+ Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team


+ Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours


+ Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language



We offer competitive pay in a team-oriented environment.





An Equal Opportunity Employer


LCAD 113132


Melbourne, FL

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