Physical Therapy Asst
This is a Per Diem position in our Acute and the SNU department in the main OV Hospital.
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. Associate's degree from an accredited program and licensure as a physical therapist assistant, bachelors degree preferred but not necessary. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
This particular therapy Assistant will primarily be used in acute care but may be asked to float to the Skilled Nursing Unit (SNU) or the In patient Rehab unit. Documentation is all done in Cerner and orientations would be done on all units to be worked on.
Associate's degree from an accredited program and licensure as a physical therapist assistant, bachelors degree preferred but not required. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 146-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.