Physical Therapist Assistant - PT - Days - MHM
Memorial Healthcare System

Miramar, Florida


Location:
Miramar, Florida

Memorial Rehabilitation Institute provides highly specialized care ranging from complex multiple trauma, stroke and brain injury to physical and speech therapy. Inpatient care is offered at Memorial Regional Hospital South, with outpatient care available in five different locations. We also have a home health team and resources for long-term care at Memorial Manor, while also offering therapy for pediatric developmental diagnosis through Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.

Summary:

Under the supervision of a Physical Therapist, provides physical therapy services.

Responsibilities:

Documents services provided and patient response/progress.May assume responsibility for student supervision.Monitors patient's responses to the treatment plan. Regularly communicates patient progress and recommends possible goal revisions to the physical therapist.Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits. Provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and community resource programs.Communicates patient status and recommendations to care team.Assists with patient discharge planning.Implements treatment plan developed by supervising therapist using appropriate modalities. Seeks consultation as necessary.

Competencies:

ACCOUNTABILITY, CLINICAL POLICIES AND STANDARDS, CUSTOMER SERVICE, DOCUMENTATION, EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION, PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE, PROBLEM SOLVING, RESPONDING TO CHANGE, STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR

Education and Certification Requirements:

Accredited Program (Required)BLS American Heart E-Card (BLS AHA ECARD) - American Heart Association (AMERICAN HEART), BLS Cert American Heart_non ecard (BLS AHA) - American Heart Association (AMERICAN HEART), BLS Certification Grace (BLS GRACE) - Employee Grace Period for Essential Credential (GRACE), BLS Cert Red Cross (BLS RC) - Red Cross (RED CROSS), Physical Therapy Assistant License (PTA LICENSE) - State of Florida (FL)

Additional Job Information:

Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Required Work Experience: No prior work experience required. Other Information: Additional Education Info: Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Bending and Stooping = 80%
  • Climbing = 40%
  • Keyboard Entry = 80%
  • Kneeling = 60%
  • Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater = 80%
  • Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 80%
  • Lifting or Carrying 2501 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient = 80%
  • Lifting or Carrying > 75 lbs Non-Patient = 40%
  • Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 80%
  • Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient = 80%
  • Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient = 80%
  • Reaching = 80%
  • Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg = 80%
  • Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm = 80%
  • Running = 40%
  • Sitting = 80%
  • Squatting = 80%
  • Standing = 80%
  • Walking = 80%
  • Audible Speech = 80%
  • Hearing Acuity = 80%
  • Smelling Acuity = 40%
  • Taste Discrimination = 0%
  • Depth Perception = 80%
  • Distinguish Color = 80%
  • Seeing - Far = 80%
  • Seeing - Near = 80%
  • Bio hazardous Waste = 60%
  • Biological Hazards - Respiratory = 60%
  • Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion = 60%
  • Blood and/or Bodily Fluids = 80%
  • Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens = 80%
  • Asbestos = 0%
  • Cytotoxic Chemicals = 60%
  • Dust = 80%
  • Gas/Vapors/Fumes = 60%
  • Hazardous Chemicals = 60%
  • Hazardous Medication = 60%
  • Latex = 80%
  • Computer Monitor = 80%
  • Domestic Animals = 60%
  • Extreme Heat/Cold = 0%
  • Fire Risk = 40%
  • Hazardous Noise = 0%
  • Heating Devices = 60%
  • Hypoxia = 0%
  • Laser/High Intensity Lights = 0%
  • Magnetic Fields = 40%
  • Moving Mechanical Parts = 80%
  • Needles/Sharp Objects = 60%
  • Potential Electric Shock = 0%
  • Potential for Physical Assault = 0%
  • Radiation = 0%
  • Sudden Decompression During Flights = 0%
  • Unprotected Heights = 0%
  • Wet or Slippery Surfaces = 60%

Shift:

Days

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Wages shown on independent job boards reflect market averages, not specific to any employer. We encourage candidates to talk to their Memorial Healthcare System recruiter to discuss actual pay rates, during the hiring process.

Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Memorial Healthcare System recruits, hires and promotes qualified candidates for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any factor prohibited by law.

We are proud to offer Veteran's Preference to former military, reservists and military spouses (including widows and widowers). You must indicate your status on your application to take advantage of this program.

Employment is subject to post offer, pre-placement assessment, including drug testing.

If you need reasonable accommodation during the application process, please call 954-276-8340 (M-F, 8am-5pm) or email TalentAcquisitionCenter@mhs.net



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