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PT Assistant-FT Downtown Outpatient Pavilion


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PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.

Summary

Hours would be Full-time, 1.0 FTE (.4 FTE allocated to a floating position), 40 hours per two weeks with varied hours between 7:00am-7:00pm Monday-Friday, with two evenings per week, no weekends or holidays.

Job Description

Jot Title: Physical Therapist Assistant-Full-time

This position is located in Lancaster, PA


 Full-time , 1.0  , 80hrs/2 wksworking Varied shift 7:00 am-7:00 pm Monday through Friday with two evenings a week until 7:00 pm.  No weekends or holidays.  Located at the Downtown Pavilion across the street from Lancaster General Hospital.

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SUMMARY:  Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant for our Downtown Pavilion Outpatient Physical Therapy site, located in Lancaster, Pa.   The PT Assistant assists the Physical Therapist in patient-related activity by performing Physical Therapy procedures which are delegated by the Physical Therapist and which are commensurate with a Physical Therapist Assistant's education preparation and experience.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

Implements treatment procedures in accordance with goals and plan programs established by and under the supervision of the evaluating Physical Therapist.  Maintains an understanding of the patient history, precautions, contraindications,

Diagnosis, goals, potential, and pertinent information that would affect treatment.

 Communicates with patient, family members and other team members to explain the rationale of the treatment plan.

 Supervises the patient's use of all equipment and takes the necessary precautions in implementing the prescribed treatment.

 Monitors through subjective and objective measurements the patient's response to intervention, and reports to the   supervising Physical Therapist if alteration in treatment program is indicated.

 Maintains the proper documentation in patient's records of treatment.  Follows billing and reimbursement procedures   according to departmental and regulatory guidelines.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

SPECIFIC EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND LICENSURE: 

  • An Associate degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant is required, issued by an American Physical Therapy Association-approved program.  Also, the individual must be a Registered Physical Therapy Assistant, issued by the State Board of Physical Therapy.
  • CPR certification required.
  • Indirect license required within 3 months

This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.

This position requires a Professional License/Certification. #LI-MD1

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 09/13/2021