Physical Therapy Assistant | Elkhart General Hospital

  • Beacon Health System
  • 600 East Boulevard Elkhart Indiana 46514 United States
  • Posted: Apr 15, 2019
Full-time Allied Health

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • Reports to assigned Physical Therapist. Performs physical therapy treatments to restore function, prevent disability and maximize potential and quality of life following disease, injury or surgery.
  • MISSION & VISION
    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community’s provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:
      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
      • Easy access and convenience
      • Outstanding patient experiences
      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community
  • JOB SPECIFICATIONS
    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of an Associate’s Degree. Licensed in Indiana is required. Experience working in an acute care hospital, SNF, or outpatient clinic is required. Experience working with orthopedic patients, neurological patients, and wound care patients is required.
    • Knowledge & Skills
      • Has ability to function independently in an environment that demands a high level of judgment and decision making with minimal direct supervision.
      • Accepts responsibility and accountability for own actions.
      • Organizes workload efficiently.
    • Working Conditions
      • Has potential exposure to infectious diseases.
    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.