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Physical Therapist Assistant

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • PRN Schedule -
  • Non-Benefit Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1197987
    Employment Status: PRN
    More Information:

    Memorial Hospital Belleville is located in a well-established west Belleville neighborhood at 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville Illinois. In addition, we have diagnostic centers in O'Fallon, Illinois, and an off-campus physical therapy center in east Belleville.  As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital Belleville provides full and part-time employment for more than 2300 people.
     
    Facts at a Glance:                                                                    
    •Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
    •Members, Illinois and American Hospital Associations
    •Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health
    •IDPH designated Regional Hospital Coordination Center for the Edwardsville Public Health and Medical Response Region
    •Serving the healthcare needs of area residents since 1958
    •Designated Magnet™ facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
    •Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Chest Pain Centers
    •IDPH designated Stroke-Ready Hospital
    •Medical staff with more than 400 members representing 42 specialties

    Memorial Rehabilitation Services offers to inpatients and outpatients all state of the art modalities, manual therapy, supervised exercise and home exercise programming, electro-diagnostic testing, ADL training, cognitive testing, fitting of orthotic, prosthetic and other protective devices, sports medicine and hand therapy.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    Provides skilled treatments to patients as prescribed by the physician and directed by a licensed physical therapist as specified in their health care service setting.


    Responsibilities

  • Implements treatment plan as developed by the licensed physical therapist.
  • Collaborates with the licensed physical therapist on an agreed upon frequency to assess and reassess patient’s plan of care, treatment goals and interventions.
  • Documents patient progress in daily notes and weekly notes (as applicable), as well as contributes recommendations to patient’s discharge note from physical therapy.
  • Assists with guidance for clinical fieldwork students under the supervision of the physical therapist.
  • Reports on interventions and patient progress during assigned meetings and contributes to the screening and evaluation process.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Associate's Degree
  • - PT Assistant

     

    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • PTA

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - 1 year or more
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer