Yale New Haven Health System

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PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT: ACUTE CARE

at Yale New Haven Health System

Posted: 9/22/2017
Job Reference #: 16040

Job Description

US-CT-Bridgeport
Job ID
62756
Department
PHYSICAL MEDICINE
Category
REHABILITATION SERVICES - PT
Position Type
Part Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
24
Work Schedule
DAYS
Work Days
THREE 8 HOUR SHIFTS PER WEEK WITH WEEKEND AND HOLIDAY ROTATION
Work Hours
8:00AM-4:30PM
Work Shift
ROTATING DAYS
Requisition ID
2017-16040

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient’s specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Implements specific treatment programs for patients. Collaborates with interdisciplinary treatment team members. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Clinical Skills
    • 1.1 Demonstrates Skill in Implementation of Treatment and Providing Therapy
  • 2. Productivity
    • 2.1 Manages a Full Clinical Caseload on a Daily Basis
  • 3. Documentation and Administrative Tasks
    • 3.1 Demonstrates consistency and timeliness with non-clinical tasks
  • 4. Professionalism
    • 4.1 Demonstrates Participation in Professional Development
  • 5. Comprehensive Patient Care
    • 5.1 Demonstrates Ability to Function as Interdisciplinary Team Member

Qualifications

EDUCATION

Graduate of APTA accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program.

LICENSURE

Current Connecticut licensure in physical therapy assistant. All newly hired employees must have current BLS certification or obtain within one month of hire.

SPECIAL SKILLS

The worker must be able to stand, walk, talk, hear, lift, push, pull, reach, stoop, kneel, climb and perform repetitive motions, of the wrist, fingers or hands., The worker is subject to inside environmental/atmospheric conditions such as poor ventilation and is also subject to hazards, such as exposure to chemicals., The worker must be able to operate various exercise equipment, whirlpools, ultrasound and electrical stimulation equipment., The worker must be able to exert up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and /or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently and/or up to, 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects or the human body., Functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis.

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