Catholic Health Initiatives Physical Therapy Assistant (Physical Therapy) Part Time - First Shift (2510500204) in HIXSON, Tennessee

Physical Therapy Assistant (Physical Therapy) Part Time - First Shift (2510500204)

Description

CHI MEMORIAL INTERVIEW DAY

CHI Memorial’s Managers and Recruiters will be available to meet with all interested candidates to discuss career opportunities on August 29, 2017 from 5pm through 8pm.

The following CHI Memorial Partners will also be present to interview candidates:

Xanitos (environmental services), Sodexo (nutrition services) and Conifer (patient billing).

Those who are interested in attending this event are encouraged to RSVP by Monday, August 28, 2017 to Jamie Elliott at JamieElliott@memorial.org_ or (423) 495-2769.

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Responsible for specific (pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics) services commiserate with their training and experience under the supervision and direction of the Physical Therapist.

  • Assists in the evaluation of support personnel. Participates in program evaluation.

  • Assists in the clinical education of Physical Therapist Assistant Students as assigned.

  • Maintains personal and departmental clinical competence.

  • Maintains a “customer orientation” awareness while interacting with patient, families and other professionals.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited two year Associate Degree Therapy Program with successful completion of clinical internship/affiliations.

  • Must have and maintain current state licensure in Tennessee.

  • Current BLS certification required through the American Heart Association.

Experience:

  • No previous experience required but experience in acute care or outpatient services preferred.

Equipment/Skills:

  • All modalities utilized within the Physical Therapy Department.

  • Tools used to measure range of motion, strength, functional abilities and wound size.

  • To include therapeutic treatment skills utilized in the rehabilitation of various patient population.

  • May enter the secured medication rooms to deliver or access supplies and equipment necessary to carry out the core job functions.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence : Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity : Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion : Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence : Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.CBCHI

Job Rehab Services (PT, OT, Speech)

Primary Location TENNESSEE-HIXSON-MEMORIAL NORTH PARK HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule First Shift

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 40

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0114418