- Successful completion/graduate of a program required by job
VCU Health System's Acute PT is seeking a part time Physical Therapy Assistant. The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) is primarily responsible for the delivery of Physical Therapy care to the patient population to which she/he is assigned and the recording of that care in the hospital medical record. The PTA acts as a consultant to various patient populations. The PTA must work under the direction and supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist according to the laws and practice regulations of the State of Virginia. Provides instruction to OT/PT support staff, PT students, personnel of other disciplines within VCUHS, and patient and/or family members. PTAs may rotate through our various clinical service areas.
Patient implementation of plan of care, discharge planning.
Representing department at rounds and discharge conferences.
Scheduling and charging patients.
Employee may have supervisory responsibilities of Rehab Technicians, students, and volunteers. Employee is a member of a self-directed team and applies his knowledge and experience in daily clinic problem solving. The team will bring unresolved issues to departmental manager for assistance and guidance in their resolution.
Employee is expected to share in weekend and holiday schedule expectations of the department or have a fluctuation of daily work hours from 8 AM to 7 PM based on patient population/clinic needs.
Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program (Associates Degree)
Current license by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Physical Therapist Assistant
Current CPR Certification if required by clinic or practice area
Minimum of 1 year of work experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.