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Physical Therapist Assistant/ LPTA - PRN - Flat Rate - Multiple Locations

Carolinas HealthCare System
Charlotte

Job Description

Job Req ID: 176172

Position Number: 00020469

Employment Type: PRN

Shift: Day

Shift Details: Weekdays 8-10 hour shifts, weekends, may require occasional evening shifts

Standard Hours: 4.00

Department Name: Therapy Float Pool

Location: Carolinas Rehabilitation Main

Location Details:  Charlotte-Metro area hospitals or outpatient clinics.

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth

 

 

Job Summary
Assists in performing patient care responsibilities under the plan and supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist. Implements PT patient care programs and notifies the PT of changes in the patient's condition, performance and response to treatment. Provides clinical leadership.

Essential Functions

 

Physical Requirements
Requires ability to push patients in a wheelchair or stretcher. Requires lifting and transferring patients, equipment or supplies. Requires lifting up to 20 pounds frequently, up to 50 pounds occasionally, and up to 100 pounds infrequently. Requires sitting, standing, and walking. Requires ability to climb stairs, kneel, and twist. Requires occasional, crouching, crawling and reaching overhead. Must be able to demonstrate appropriate exercise and activities to patients/caregivers. Possible exposure to hazardous chemicals or blood and body fluids. Requires hearing (corrected) adequate for oral/aural communication and vision (corrected) adequate for reading.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Associates Degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant from an accredited PTA program required. NC PTA license required. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA. Excellent written and verbal communications skills required. Acute care or inpatient rehab preferred.

 

 

 

 

 

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Employment Type

PRN

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