Highmark Health Physical Therapy Assistant in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description :

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Conducts physical therapy treatment programs under the supervision of a Physical Therapist; effectively

communicates and collaborates with patients, families, and members of the health care team

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides physical therapy interventions based upon the plan of care written by a physical therapist utilizing standard, and possibly specialized, physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.

  • Completes documentation to comply with department, hospital, and regulatory standards.

  • Participates in departmental initiatives for operational improvement including mentoring new staff and participating in committees and educational offerings.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Associate’s Degree from a two-year college or technical school.

  • State licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant or eligible.

  • Current state driver’s license.

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

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