Physical Therapist Assistant - PRN in Lake Havasu City, AZ at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 1/21/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Havasu Regional Medical Center

Assists a Physical Therapist with a patient's rehabilitative activities to help reduce pain and improve mobility. The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) assists the Physical therapists in the delivery of patient care by providing treatment to patients as determined by the Plan of Care created by the Physical Therapist that fall within the scope and documented competencies of the individual PTA; Assists other personnel with procedures that might require additional assistance; maintains regulatory compliance with any supervision requirements, and completes all necessary documention and billing within timeframes consistent with standards of practice and AZ statutes; performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Supports therapist in assessing the condition of patients, planning treatment programs, preparing treatment schedules and keeping records on the progress of treatment.

Assists with therapeutic procedures or administering procedures under a therapist's supervision.
Assists in exercise instruction and demonstration, patient evaluation and testing.
Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education Required
Associate's Degree

Licensure(s) Required Upon Hire

AZ PTA current licensure

Certification(s) Required Upon Hire              

AZ finger print clearance card must be underway on first day of employment      

Certification(s) Required Within 30 Days of Hire  
Basic Life Support (BCLS)
Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.