Phys Ther Asst Lic I - 496982



Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Title: Phys Ther Asst Lic I

Department Org: Acute Physical Therapy - 109240

Employee Classification: B8 - Unclass Contingent AFSCME HSC

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME HSC

Primary Location: HSC H

Shift: 9

Start Time: 8:00am End Time: 4:30pm

Posted Salary: $20.19 - 25.68

Float: False

Rotate: False

On Call: False

Travel: False

Weekend/Holiday: True

Job Description:

Administers physical therapy treatments and related duties under the working direction of, and as assistant to, the physical therapist.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Successful completion of at least a 2-year college program for Physical Therapy Assistants that leads to an associate’s degree and has been approved by APT A.
• Current physical therapy assistant licensure from the Ohio Board of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers or a licensure applicant
• Maintains the standards set by the American Physical Therapy Association regarding treatment procedure and professional ethics
• Evidence of appropriate academic and clinical preparation for patient care in Physical Therapy Services at Medical College of Ohio
• Knowledge of The Laws and Rules Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy.
• Ability to pass annual safety test.
• Obtains/maintains CPR Certification from the American Heart Association prior to the completion of probationary period. American Red Cross CPR Certification is acceptable for hire.
• Ability to achieve competencies for assigned work area ( i.e., age specific, suctioning, CPR, etc.)

Communication and other skills:
• Good written and verbal communication skills to allow for patient care, functioning as a team member, to assure adequate documentation for payors and to ensure continuity of care.
• Adheres to UTMC service values.

Physical Requirements:

• Visual acuity of 20/20 or corrected to 20/20 including color vision when applicable;
• Ability to hear (with or without aides);
• Ability to orally communicate;
• Good manual dexterity;
• Ability to push, pull, roll, and transfer/lift 50 pounds occasionally;
• Ability to stand, walk frequently;
• Ability to bend, reach, stoop, kneel frequently;
• Ability to perform CPR (if a required for position).

Conditions of Employment:

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

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