Rehabilitation - Baystate Health

Req#: R17802
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Rehabilitation
Full Time / Part Time: Per Diem
Shift: First

We are looking for a Physical Therapy Assistant to join our Rehabilitation team!

New grad applicants invited to apply

Resume required with application

SCHEDULE:

  • Per diem shifts available;  M-F Outpatient
  • Springfield, MA

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • MA PTA License
  • American Heart Association BLS CPR to be obtain prior to first day

Baystate Medical Center is a 716-bed independent academic medical center and a teaching site of the UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate. Includes Baystate Children’s Hospital, the Wesson Women and Infants’ Unit, the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, and more. 

As the community’s major referral hospital, we provide a wide range of services now for more than 140 years to include emergency, surgery, cancer, heart and vascular, obstetrics, behavioral health, therapy and more.

  • More than 700 physicians on active and courtesy staff across our health system
  • More than 197,000 Emergency Department and Urgent Care visits annually at Baystate Health
  • More than 4,000 babies delivered each year across Baystate Health hospitals
  • Training site for the Family Medicine residency, and for residents in emergency medicine, surgery, and obstetrics programs based at Baystate Medical Center

For more information, please visit us online at: baystatehealthjobs.com or interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers

All correspondence can be directed to:

Melanie Bischoff, Healthcare Recruiter

Melanie.Bischoff@Baystatehealth.org

Summary: 

Under the direction of Registered Physical Therapist, performs a variety of Physical therapy activities to assist in the treatment of patients. This description covers the essential functions of the position. Incumbent is expected to perform other similar and related duties as assigned. Management has the right to change or add to the job responsibilities at any time.

Job Responsibilities: 

1) Makes clinical decisions with the supervision of the physical therapist, based on the ability to combine theoretical knowledge and clinical experience for specific identified non complex patients.

2) Takes a proactive role in coordinating multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary discharge planning for specific patient population.

3) Questions appropriateness of standards of care, policy & procedure and protocols.

4) Utilizes and adapts diverse therapeutic techniques and relates to patient/family response and preferences.

5) Inquires about cultural differences and considers their impact on care and incorporates culturally sensitive interventions using consultation and resources.

6) Develops and implements individualized patient teaching plans using appropriate patient education resources.

7) Complies with departmental performance improvement, patient satisfaction and performance targets.

Required Work Experience: 

1) 0-2 years experience as PTA

Skills and Competencies: 

1) Entry Level PTA skills

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Associate of Arts: Physical Therapy (Required)

Certifications:

Physical Therapy Assistant – Other

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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