OSF Healthcare System Physical Therapy AssistantSign on Bonus EligibleE in Escanaba, Michigan
Physical Therapy Assistant(Sign on Bonus Eligible)--Escanaba MI (PHY000406)$3,000 sign on bonus eligible with 2 year commitment.The Physical Therapist Assistant is responsible for the provision of physical therapy services and treatments in the home setting under the direction of a licensed physical therapist in accordance with the physician's order and State Practice Act.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served.This requires that the individual demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional and psychosocial needs of the patient population served.Collaborates with other members of the health care team.Communicates with supervising Physical Therapist in regards to patient status and progress.Maintains accurate and timely documentation in electronic medical records.Develops and maintain a positive working relationship with department and other Home Care personnel, patients, students, and outside agencies.QualificationsREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:•Associate's Degree from Accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program.•Current license to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant.•Provides own transportation and auto insurance and abides by all laws, rules and recommendations for safe driving while on duty.•Maintains a valid driver's license.•Must have certification in CPR prior to patient contact.•Work schedule may include some weekends as needed.•Must be able to work independently in virtual work environment and execute own workload.•Proficient with electronic documentation, Microsoft programs including, Outlook, Word, etc.•Must have knowledge of the treatment of physical disorders; having an understanding of problem solving and decision-making skills.•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.•Position requires the ability lift 75 pounds.•Must be able to use and operate therapeutic equipment.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:•Minimum of one year recent physical therapy assistant experience preferred.•Home health care experience preferred.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERApplicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, , marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.Experience the OSF culture and community byAffirmative Action. Contractor and Subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.01, 60-300.5(a), 60-741.5(a), and 61-300.10. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based upon their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, , orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, , orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.