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Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant

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Job ID: 66218
Location: Kinston, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Lenoir Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

•The Staff Physical Therapists 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.


EDUCATION 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree or Doctorate in Physical Therapy from an accredited School of Physical Therapy. 

EXPERIENCE 

  • None 

LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION 

  • Current NC Board of Physical Therapy 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 

  • Exposure to bloodborne pathogens, temperature changes and occasional noxious odors. Stressful work periods occasionally encountered. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • 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__ 

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