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Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant

Job ID: 59657
Location: Kinston, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Lenoir Health Care
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Weekend

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

The Staff Physical Therapists Assistant provides patient care assessment and treatment. Identify, plan, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and decrease/ prevent deformity. Responsible for mentoring Therapists, Assistants, Technicians, and Students. Collaborates with other healthcare team members and physicians in a multi-disciplinary fashion to deliver the highest quality of care. Participates in CQI activities. Facilitates the provision of excellent customer service.
Patients and families: Provide patient assessment, care, and information. Address concerns and complaints. Project a positive image of the departmental and hospital Physicians: and other healthcare team members: Promote coordination of care. Address concerns and complaints Community and Business: Provide education.
• EDUCATION
o Associate Degree from an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program.
• EXPERIENCE
o None
• LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION
o Current NC Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: Physical Therapist Assistant license or eligible.
• OTHER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
o Analytical abilities to delegate personnel, problem solve with positive solutions. Good interpersonal and communication skills required to facilitate interactions with stated customers and staff members.
• WORK ENVIRONMENT
o Exposure to bloodborne pathogens, temperature changes and occasional noxious odors. Stressful work periods occasionally encountered.
• PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
o Standing for most of the day lifting/assisting patients with transfers, bed mobility and ambulation as well as their exercise programs.
• AGE SPECIFIC SERVED
o Newborn_X__ Infant_X__ Child__X_ Adolescent_X__ Adult_X__ Geriatric_X__

Job Details

Legal Employer: Lenoir Health

Entity: UNC Lenoir Health Care

Organization Unit: Physical Therapy

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 8.00

Work Schedule: Weekend

Location of Job: LENOIR MEM

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable


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