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Location: Gary
Posted on: August 4, 2022

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OverviewAll Hospital staff starting after March 15, 2022 will be required to have received, one dose of a single-dose vaccine orat least the first dose of a multiple-dose vaccine series, or have been granted a qualifying exemption, or identified as having atemporary delay as recommended by the CDC prior to providing any care, treatment or other services for the Hospitaland/or its patients. The vaccine will be administered by the Hospital if the new staff member does not provide a validvaccination card.Treats patients of all ages who suffered loss of upper, lower extremities function, balance, endurance, coordination or present with pain, or wounds/burns due to illnesses, trauma or surgery. This position follows the treatment plan designed by the physical therapist, reports any changes or findings directly to the physical therapist, and works with the patient and family members to achieve the highest possible level of independence.ResponsibilitiesPRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES(Essential Functions) Documents assessments and interventions accurately and timely. Educates patients and families. Follows the treatment plan designed by the Physical Therapist. Participates in multi-disciplinary meetings and case reviews. QualificationsJOB SPECIFICATIONS(Minimum Requirements) KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledgable in the principles of growth over life span. Demonstrates proficiency in oral and written communication. Demonstrates good interpersonal skills. Demonstrates flexibility to meet unanticipated demands and priorities. Possess skills to work with patients of all ages from infants to geriatric. Ability to work safely at all times adhering to the safety policies and procedures, as well as the national patient safety goals. Ability to perform all duties in a corteous and kind manner, placing the patients and families first. Ability to assist other members of the healthcare team in order to achieve desired outcomes.EDUCATION Graduation from a recognized college or university as a Physical Therapy Assistant. High School Diploma/GED Equivalent Required 1 Healthcare/Medical - Physical Therapy Required Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant Certified Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR Meets the Standards of Behavior as outlined in Personnel Policy and Procedure #1, Employee Relations Code. CONFIDENTIALITY/HIPAA/CORPORATE COMPLIANCE Demonstrates knowledge of procedures for protecting and maintaining security, confidentiality and integrity of employee, patient, family, organizational and other medical information. Understands and supports the commitment of Methodist Hospitals in adhering to federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations governing ethical business practices for healthcare providers. DISCLAIMER - The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Keywords: UNAVAILABLE, Gary , PHYSICAL THERAPY ASST-O/P RB, Other , Gary, Indiana

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