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Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant - FT Days

We Are Hiring

Title: Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant
Location:  St Vincent's East, Birmingham, AL
Department:   Rehab Services
Additional Job Details:  Full Time, Day shift
 
What You Will Do
As our Physical Therapist 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:
  • Acute Care experience desired; computer skills desired
 
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 East Hospital Campus – Trussville, AL
St. Vincent’s East is licensed for 362 beds and is located just 20 minutes from downtown. It sits between Irondale and Trussville, AL.  It is a general medical and surgical facility that offers a variety of programs and services to fit individual, corporate, and community needs. It is the second largest Ascension hospital in the Birmingham area.  It is situated on a hill overlooking the beautiful community of Trussville, AL.  This hospital has a suburb feel which appeals to those outlying communities that prefer not to have to drive downtown.
St. Vincent’s East provides all the service lines that our downtown hospital provides except for Birth Suites and NICU which is exclusive to our downtown location.  It is the home for our only Behavioral Health service line and offers a level III Emergency Department.
  • Great location with a suburb feel for patients not wanting to drive downtown.
  • Part of the largest faith based, not for profit hospitals in Alabama.
  • Behavioral Health Facility on the East campus.
  • Free and easy parking for hospital and physical appointments.
  • Offers all the major service lines except Birth Suites/NICU.
  • Easy access from many rural communities.
  • Hospital has a longstanding presence in the community.
  • Excellent staff that provides care for those in their community.
 
Ascension (www.ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.
 
Our Values:
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity 
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.
 
E-Verify Statement
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Job ID: 348808
Category: Rehabilitation Services
Facility: ALBIR St Vincents East
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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