Physical Therapist Assistant
This is a Per Diem position working weekend coverage, with a minimum of two weekend days per month.
Seeking a Per Diem Physical Therapist Assistant to work a minimum of two weekend days per month. Additional hours available! Assists a Physical Therapist with a patient's rehabilitative activities to help reduce pain and improve mobility. Assists in exercise instruction and demonstration, patient evaluation and testing. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A limited degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a physical therapist. Under supervision of the Physical Therapist, performs treatments and provides exercise instruction and demonstration for patients.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Required: Associate's Degree Program from an accredited school.
Preferred: One (1) year experience assisting Physical Therapist
Appropriate prioritization and planning skills, while achieving safety and quality in a high volume environment; Engaging and effective communication and service skills; Adherence to policy and procedures; Process improvement oriented; Self-initiative to assist with whatever is needed.
Required: Current Arizona Physical Therapy Assistant Certification.
American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross(ARC) BLS Certification.
Skilled Nursing Unit: Fingerprint Clearance Card
Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.