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Physical Therapy Asst PRN in Clyde, NC at Haywood Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 4/6/2019

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Job Description

Haywood Regional Medical Center

The Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant, under supervision of a Physical Therapist, performs direct patient care activities using a variety of therapeutic procedures designed to restore loss of muscle strength, coordination and body alignment, to relieve pain and to improve movement and function.  The Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant functions in accordance with their State Practice Act, as applicable.

Job Requirements

A.            Educationand Training:  Graduate of an approvedPhysical Therapy Assistant Program. Current license, certificate or registration in the state of practice,if required for practice.  Certification,if applicable, and demonstrated competency in identified areas ofspecialization, including training for age groups seen in the medical center.

B.            Experience:  Excellent communication and interpersonalskills.  Demonstrated competency inapplying the principles, methods, materials and equipment used in physicaltherapy.  Ability to understand andfollow the directions of the Physical Therapist and the policies and proceduresof the department.  Knowledge ofaccreditation standards and compliance requirements.

C.            Affiliations:  Recommended affiliation with the AmericanPhysical Therapy Association (APTA).

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