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Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant

Job ID: 70232
Location: Kinston, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Lenoir Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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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.

JOB PURPOSE 

• 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. 

KEY CUSTOMERS SERVED AND CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES

 • 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. Promote department and hospital.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS 

• 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. 


Job Details

Legal Employer: Lenoir Health

Entity: UNC Lenoir Health Care

Organization Unit: Physical Therapy

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Kinston

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No



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