Physical Therapy Assistant
This is a Per Diem (as needed) position working days at Oro Valley Hospital.
Under supervision of the Physical Therapist, performs treatments and provides exercise instruction and demonstration for patients.
PTA will work in both acute and the skilled nursing units after training.
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
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 177-bed hospital that also has a freestanding emergency center and large physician group. With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work. Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to foster a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community. OVH 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.