We Are Hiring
In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent’s East, and St. Vincent’s St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.
St. Vincent’s Birmingham is located downtown and it has over 400 beds and provides space for many physician offices. 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Acute Care experience desired; computer skills desired
Why Join Ascension?
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.
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
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