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LicensedPhysical Therapy Assistant - Full Time-Day

We Are Hiring

Title: Physical Therapy Assistant
Location:  St Vincent's Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Department:   Rehab Services
Additional Job Details:  Full time Day, 8 am-4:30 pm, rotating weekends and holidays.
  • FT Benefit package to include 8 paid holidays and PTO accrual upon hire
  • Company paid Short Term, Long Term, Basic Life and Accidental Death are just a few of the perks
  • Acute Care experience desired; computer skills desired
What You Will Do
As our Physical Therapy Assistant, you are an entrusted part of the Physical Therapy team.  You will assist our PT Department to help lead and guide patients down the road to recovery and restored function. 
Responsibilities:
  • Provides physical therapy interventions under a plan of care written by a physical therapist.
  • Performs therapy interventions utilizing techniques and skills as appropriate for the patient population.
  • Documents treatment interventions given.
  • May coordinate activities of physical therapy aides, students and other support personnel.
What You Will Need
Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
Required Credential(s):
  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Licensed Rehab Therapist specializing in Physical Therapy Asst credentialed from the Alabama Board of Physical Therapy obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
Education:
  • High school diploma or GED required
Work Experience:
  • None required.
St. Vincent’s Health System, part of Ascension, is made up of St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s St. Clair, St. Vincent's One Nineteen Health and Wellness, and the St. Vincent’s Ambulatory Healthcare Network, which includes a wide range of services, from family care to home health. Together, we provide a special brand of personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech, meeting the needs of people in more than 40 communities.
 
St. Vincent’s Birmingham Hospital:
St. Vincent’s Birmingham is located downtown and it has over 400 beds and provides space for many physician offices.  We are currently in a large renovation project to create more patient rooms and waiting areas. St. Vincent’s provides care for many patients within the downtown area and surrounding communities.   Known for our Birth Suites and Ortho Sports service line, St. Vincent’s has a strong reputation in the Birmingham as the hospital of choice for many services and the hospital is easy to get to from any location.
St. Vincent’s Birmingham (Downtown)–
  • Largest faith-based, not for profit hospital in Birmingham.
  • Currently renovating hospital rooms and waiting areas.
  • Expansion of our parking decks to accommodate patients and employees.
  • Free parking for our associates.
  • Several satellite parking lots available with free shuttle service to the hospital.
  • Friendly family environment.
  • “Where Babies come from!”
  • World renowned Andrews Sports Medicine Orthopedic Center.
  • Downtown location appeals to those that love city life, just minutes from great restaurants, entertainment, historical sites and affordable housing.
  • Skilled staff that care about the patients and each other.
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension St. Vincent’s Hospital is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.
Serving Birmingham for more than 118 years, we are a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.
Our Values:
We are called to:
  • Service of the Poor - Generosity of spirit, especially for persons most in need
  • Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life
  • Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership
  • Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship
  • Creativity - Courageous innovation
  • Dedication - Affirming the hope and joy of our ministry
Our Vision: To be the recognized healthcare Employer of choice.
 
As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.   
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-verify link below for more information.  
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Job ID: 301346
Category: Rehabilitation Services
Facility: ALBIR St Vincents Birmingham
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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