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Therapy Services - PRN Physical Therapy Assistant, Decatur

Location: Decatur, TX
Date Posted: 03-19-2018
JOB SUMMARY: 
  • The PRN physical therapist assistant provides quality physical therapy services to assigned individuals under the general supervision of the supervising and/or staff physical therapist. 
  • For indirect patient care concerns he/she reports to the therapy manager or program director or his/her designee. 
  • Prepares patients and equipment for treatment. 
  • This person also performs other diverse duties, as requested or required.
 
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: 
  • Supervising Physical Therapist, Administrative Director, Rehabilitation & Wellness.
 
REQUIREMENTS: 
  • 1)  Graduate of an accredited physical therapist assistant program
  • 2)  Texas state licensure. 
  • 3) CPR certification. 
 
Must have current licensure/certifications upon hire. 

New Hires will have 60 days to acquire the required Basic Life Support (CPR)
 
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Prolonged physical activity ambulating within the clinic; dexterity, lifting/carrying, reaching, kneeling/sitting, pulling/pushing, and hearing. 
 
OSHA TASK CATEGORY TWO: 
  • There is an occasional risk of exposure to mucous membranes or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashed during the performance of the job. 
  • Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing a task that is likely to cause exposure.
 
Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Health System policy.
 
EMPLOYEE STATUS: 
  • Hourly
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