HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Physical Therapy Assistant - PRN in Las Vegas, Nevada

Serving the community for nearly 60 years,Sunrise Hospital and Medical Centerprovides the most comprehensive, quality healthcare in Southern Nevada. As Las Vegas' largest acute care facility, Sunrise provides sophisticated inpatient and outpatient services to the community. Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center has been selected the Consumer Choice Award recipient for 15 consecutive years and had earned the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. We are also ranked Nursing Professionals Top 100 Hospitals to work for!

Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) - PRN

ThePhysical Therapy Assistant (PTA), under the general supervision of the physical therapist, is responsible for the treatment of a wide variety of patients, including, but not limited to patients with: neurological, orthopedic, cardiac, and other medical conditions in the areas of acute, subacute, rehabilitation and out patient physical therapy.

The PTA is responsible for the development and implementation of physical therapy treatment procedures, modalities, therapeutic exercise and feeding program implementation and treatment. The PTA must treat patients in accordance with the rules and regulations of this facility, and the State ofNevada, Board of Professional Regulations. The PTA must demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span and interpret data reflective of the patients’ medical status and age specific needs, in order to provide the appropriate care, as described in the department’s policies and procedures.

The PTA will provide goal directed treatment program implementation and modification, as well as related documentation and communication for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations, without regard to race, color, sex , religion, or national origin.

Required Job Qualifications include:
* Graduate of an accredited school of Physical Therapy. * B.S. or M.S. in Physical Therapy. * State licensure as a Physical Therapist. * Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider. * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Physical Therapy Assistant - PRN

Location: Nevada-Las Vegas-Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center

Requisition ID: 01541-16678