PTA, per diem -Pediatric, Outpatient - Pawtucket, RI at Spaulding Hospital Cape Cod(SRN and SCC) in Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Job Description:

Providephysical therapy services under the supervision of a licensed PhysicalTherapist to patients who have impairments, functional limitations ordisabilities resulting from injury, disease or other causes. Collaborate with other members of theinterdisciplinary team. Educate patient,families and others as directed by the Physical Therapist. Coordinate technical, environmental andfinancial resources effectively and efficiently.

  • Under supervision of licensed physical therapist, prescribedtreatment program is carried out according to organizational and professionalguidelines.

  • Measurement skills are modified based on patients' age, medicalcondition, and cultural background.

  • Patient progress and overall status is communicated with physicaltherapist to adjust patient goals, treatment plan, procedures, and dischargeand equipment needs.

  • Documentation is complete, timely and in accordance with facilityand practice guidelines.

  • Therapy and health care students are oriented, trained, andmentored to achieve stated performance expectations.

  • Additionaldepartment, organization, or network activities are completed per establishedobjectives.

  • PCCOrganizational Values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect,and Excellence are upheld.



  • Graduate of an accredited Physical TherapistAssistant program required.


  • Minimum2 years experience for Advanced Clinician.


  • Licensed(and in good standing) as a physical therapist assistant in the state of Rhode Island.

Skills (Specificlearned activity gained through training (e.g. computer skills, keyboarding,presentation, CPR, ACLS, etc.)


  • BLSrequired.

  • Effective verbal and writtencommunication skills with the English language.

  • Basicskills in math and computer science.

  • Appropriateknowledge of physical therapy treatment techniques to manage the rehabilitationpopulation.

  • Effectiveproblem solving skills for physical therapy treatment planning and executiontaking into consideration patient's age, psychosocial, cultural and religiousbackground.

  • Basicskills in teaching other and self assessment of learning needs, strengths, andprofessional goals.

  • Safelyexecute all job responsibilities without risking injury to self orpatients. Demonstrates the ability toassess and interact with patients and families using the theories of humangrowth and development, family systems, and cultural background.

  • Computerproficiency required. Microsoft officeapplications preferred with ability to learn new software.

  • Maintainvariable work schedule depending on hospital/program needs to provide patientcare (evening, holidays, weekend and travel).


  • Highlydeveloped communications and interpersonal skills, working with diversepopulation.

  • Workindependently, be self-directed and contribute as a member of a team.

  • Anticipateschallenges and develops and implements strategies for addressing them.

  • High level of service delivery.Demonstrate initiative with ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines andadapt to changing situations.

  • Attention to detail.

EEO Statement

SRN is committed to diversity in the workplace which beginswith respect and opportunity for all. PHH takes affirmative action to ensurethat equal employment opportunity is provided to all persons regardless ofrace, religious creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, genetic information, age, ancestry, veteran status, disability or anyother basis that would be inconsistent with any applicable ordinance or law. If you need a reasonable accommodation incoming to or participating in the interview process, please let us know.
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