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Physical Therapy Assistant- PRN

Job Description


Job ID: 1202052
Employment Status: Part-Time
More Information:

Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
 

Rehabilitation Services at BHC includes physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and audiology services across the continuum of care.  Physical Therapy sees outpatients as well as inpatients in a variety of settings such as ICU, medical/ surgical units, 12 bed acute rehab unit, Joint Replacement Center, Intensive Care Nursery, and acute orthopedic/neurological services.  In addition, we provide specialty services such as Hand therapy with Certified Hand Therapists, Pediatric Developmental Therapy, Balance Program, and Women's Health Services. Physical Therapy is provided to all ages from the newborn to the aged. We also have specialized equipment to enhance our services such as Lite Gait, Bioness, and Neurocom. We provide an integrated approach to therapy working with Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, and Physicians to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients. 


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

  • 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