PHYSICAL THERAPY ASST

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Under the direction of the Director of Trauma Services and the Chief of Trauma, Burns and Surgical Critical Care, the Injury Prevention Coordinator provides direction for all injury prevention and educational activities that support a Level 2 Adult Trauma Center and the Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital. This position will be responsible for the design, implementation and continuous evaluation and modification of the program.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Clinical Skills
    • 1.1 Demonstrates Skill in Implementation of Treatment and Providing Therapy.
  • 2. Productivity
    • 2.1 Manages a Full Clinical Caseload on a Daily Basis.
  • 3. Documentation and Administrative Tasks
    • 3.1 Demonstrates consistency and timeliness with non-clinical tasks.
  • 4. Professionalism
    • 4.1 Demonstrates Participation in Professional Development.
  • 5. Comprehensive Patient Care
    • 5.1 Demonstrates Ability to Function as Interdisciplinary Team Member

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Graduate of APTA accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

 Minimum of 1 year private practice medical assistant experience preferred in a primary care or specialist office.

 

 

LICENSURE

 

Current Connecticut licensure for physical therapist assisant or demonstrated eligibility. Current CT BLS/CPR certification.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

The worker must be able to stand, walk, talk, hear, lift, push, pull, reach, stoop, kneel, climb and perform repetitive motions, of the wrist, fingers or hands., The worker is subject to inside environmental/atmospheric conditions such as poor ventilation and is also subject to hazards, such as exposure to chemicals.The worker must be able to operate various exercise equipment, whirlpools, ultrasound and electrical stimulation equipment.The worker must be able to exert up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and /or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects or the human body., Functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids. Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged. No special conditions.

 


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