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Asst-Physical Therapist

We Are Hiring

Exciting, rare, PRN Opportunity for a Physical Therapist Assistant working with our Physical Therapy team in our well-organized therapy facility at Saint Thomas/Ascension River Park hospital in beautiful, scenic McMinnville, TN. Become part of a team that gives you the support of a national organization while retaining a hometown feel. At Saint Thomas/Ascension, we are dedicated to a spiritually-holistic approach that sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. Saint Thomas/Ascension believes in empowering its Associates to deliver quality care, while meeting the needs of the whole person; treating body, mind, and spirit. In this position, you will enjoy a flexible scheduling that fts your life, and supports the team delivering quality care to the patients of Saint Thomas/Ascension, and improving the lives in our communities.  Physical Therapy 001 - PRN, Day - TN - River Park Hospital - McMinnville,TN

Why Join Ascension?

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates.  Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension 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, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to conduct medically prescribed physical therapy under the supervision of a physical therapist.

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 prior to hire date or job transfer date. For current incumbents as of 4/30/18, BLS required upon expiration of Heart Saver.
    • Rehab Therapist specializing in Physical Therapy Asst credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Physical Therapy obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma or GED required
Work Experience:
  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

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

Saint Thomas Health participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 363928
Category: Rehabilitation Services
Facility: TNNAS StThomasRiverPkHosp
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: McMinnville, TN

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