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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransPhysical Therapist Assistant
Altamonte Springs, FL

PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT - ADVENTHEALTH ALTAMONTE

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

· Benefits from Day One

· Paid Days Off from Day One

· Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: FT

Shift : Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 7:30- 17:00

The community you’ll be caring for:

• Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named “Best Hospital” for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents

• As the largest satellite campus within the AdventHealth system, AdventHealth Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973

• The 398-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources.

The role you’ll contribute:

Conducts physical therapy under the supervision of a physical therapist.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

•Implements an established treatment plan of care established by a Physical Therapist utilizing Practice Standards and recommended techniques, insurance guidelines and patient's needs. Monitors patient response and progress to treatment and with consultation with the Physical Therapist, modifies treatment plan as appropriate

•Monitors patient response and progress to treatment and communicates with the Physical Therapist to modify treatment plan as appropriate

•Documents and Charges accurately, completely, and timely using measurable and objective terminology, following standards of practice, insurance guidelines and department /hospital policy and procedures

•Educates patients, family members, and caregivers about identified needs and including discharge recommendations

•As appropriate communicates effectively with patients, family and health care professionals within and across care settings and communities

•May oversee the care provided by therapy aides, according to established regulations and practice standards

•Meets productivity standard as defined by department

•Attends department meetings and education as required

•Practices principles of professional development and performance improvement by maintaining clinical knowledge, using best and/or evidence-based practices, supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department, and serving as a clinical instructor

•Willingly adjust and adapt to changes in patient census by altering working hours to assist in other centers, programs as needed, approved and observed by manager

•Regularly participates in marketing to physicians/physician practices to build referral relationships. Supports consumer marketing and public awareness through participation in community events, educational lectures/speaking, and/or other extension of clinical expertise to the community as approved by manager or director.

•Performs other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE STRONGLY PREFERRED:

•Entry level competency of physical therapy practice, theory, principle, and applications as defined in competency department policies

•Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

•Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

•Associates degree in related field if applicable to facility

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

•Basic Life Support (BLS) certification must be obtained before employee starts patient care

•Licensed in applicable state as a Physical Therapist Assistant OR Temporary State permit as Physical Therapist Assistant

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Rehabilitation Services

Organization: AdventHealth Altamonte Springs

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24005972

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $25.41 -

  • Location: Altamonte Springs, FL

  • Job ID: 24005972

  • Job Family: Rehabilitation Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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