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Physical Therapy Assistant Hh

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Mercy Hospital Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA 93301
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Overview
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals have a history of caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services includes the area's only inpatient oncology unit, the Orthopedic, Spine, and Hand Center, Family Birth Center, the Lactation Support Center and retail store, and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1910. Learn more at .

Responsibilities
Postion Summary:

Completes the duties of a California licensed Physical Therapist Assistant in compliance to California licensing standards and within the scope of clinical skills required for the patient population being treated and as determined by patient age and diagnosis. Performs the clinical duties of patient treatment intervention, patient/family education, and assists the PT in discharge planning within physical therapist clinical practice standards. Reports directly to the department Supervisor or designee. Assists in process improvement and other department operations as requested by the department Supervisor. Must be licensed in the state of California and have a minimum of 1 year experience in a health care setting APTA or has met the Physical Therapy Board of California equivalency requirements and 3 years of experience in a health care setting. Basic skills of a Certified Physical Therapy Assistant current BLS certification Current California license as a Physical Therapy Assistant. BLS. Must have current driver's license and auto insurance.

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be licensed in the state of California and have a minimum of 1 year experience in a health care setting.
  • Basic skills of a Certified Physical Therapy Assistant current BLS certification Current California license as a Physical Therapy Assistant. BLS.
  • Must have current driver's license and auto insurance.


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