Physical Therapist Assistant - Full Time/Days - Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
Wyandotte, MI 
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Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of a Physical Therapist, assists the Physical Therapist in providing treatment that improves patient mobility, relieves pain, and prevents or lessens physical disabilities of patients.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs patient treatment, and objective data gathering under general Physical Therapist supervision as appropriate and in collaboration with other health care providers.
  • Documents patient care and billing information timely and in accordance with department standards.
  • Communicates with co-workers, and other professionals, including physicians and nurses as needed to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Functions as a team member in care of patients and in mentoring with other staff.
  • Delegates non-patient care tasks to support staff as appropriate.
  • Maintains clinical productivity standards.
  • Maintains technical clinical expertise through ongoing clinical education.
  • Participates in in-services, staff meetings, quality activities and aspects of program development.
  • Maintains awareness of patient safety issues within the clinic and in the use of equipment. Assists in the maintenance of patient care equipment as needed.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality according to HFHS HIPAA policies.
  • Maintains adherence to all applicable Federal/State law/regulations, APTA standards of practice, MI Licensure requirements, the HFHS Integrity/ Compliance Program, Code of Conduct, as well as all other HFHS policies and procedures.
  • If requested, represents HFHS at community and professional functions.
  • Participates in student education programs
  • May have other duties assigned as needed.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Physical Therapist Assistant Associate's degree acquired from a Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) accredited program
  • Current State of Michigan licensure
  • Current CPR certification (or obtain within 90 days of hire)

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
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