Yale New Haven Health System

PHYSICAL THERAPY ASST.

US-CT-Shelton
Job ID
62923
Department
SHELTON
Category
REHABILITATION SERVICES - PT
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
40
Work Schedule
DAY/EVENING
Work Days
MON-FRI
Work Hours
8 HOUR DAYS, SOME LATE DAYS
Work Shift
NA
Requisition ID
2017-16143

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient’s specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Implements specific treatment programs for patients. Collaborates with interdisciplinary treatment team members. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Clinical Skills
    • 1.1 Demonstrates Skill in Implementation of Treatment and Providing Therapy
  • 2. Productivity
    • 2.1 Manages a Full Clinical Caseload on a Daily Basis
  • 3. Documentation and Administrative Tasks
    • 3.1 Demonstrates consistency and timeliness with non-clinical tasks
  • 4. Professionalism
    • 4.1 Demonstrates Participation in Professional Development
  • 5. Comprehensive Patient Care
    • 5.1 Demonstrates Ability to Function as Interdisciplinary Team Member

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Graduate of APTA accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program.

 

LICENSURE

 

Current Connecticut licensure as physical therapist assistant or demonstrated eligibility. Current BLS/CPR certification.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

The worker must be able to stand, walk, talk, hear, lift, push, pull, reach, stoop, kneel, climb and perform repetitive motions, of the wrist, fingers or hands., The worker is subject to inside environmental/atmospheric conditions such as poor ventilation and is also subject to hazards, such as exposure to chemicals., The worker must be able to operate various exercise equipment, whirlpools, ultrasound and electrical stimulation equipment., The worker must be able to exert up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and /or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently and/or up to, 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects or the human body., Functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis.

 

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