Providence Physical Therapist Assistant in Mission Hills, California
Providence is calling a Physical Therapist Assistant (Per diem/Day shift) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA.
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We are seeking a Physical Therapist Assistant who will implement specific treatment programs for individual patients according to the principles and practices of physical therapy. Demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned age-specific patient population (e.g., infants, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, and pediatrics), and participate in related continuing education. Function as an interdisciplinary team member. Provide assistance to co-workers, patients, and visitors as needed.
In this position you will:
Maintain established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives as well as participation in improving organization performance program, safety, environmental, and infection control programs and adherence to policies regarding such matters
Function as a team member, contributing to the operations of the department on a day-to-day basis, and for the patient’s/customer’s overall general welfare and satisfaction
Float to areas within scope of practice as necessary. These include Acute/Inpatient, Acute Rehabilitation, Subacute Unit and Outpatient
Demonstrate time management skills by achieving a productivity standard on average of 24 units of service in an 8-hour patient care shift or 3-3.5 units per hour. Prioritizes commitments and manages multiple tasks simultaneously. Demonstrates flexibility in work schedule when encountering unplanned events (e.g., cancellations, tests, etc.)
Utilize appropriate resources when indicated to resolve conflicts, solve problems and achieve goals
Maintain knowledge of the provision of individualized age specific care. Interacts with adult, geriatric, adolescent, and pediatric patients taking into consideration the needs of each specific age group
Carry out the treatment plan established by the primary Physical Therapist and demonstrates competency in procedures in physical therapy as delineated by the California State Practice Guidelines including; mobility training, therapeutic exercise massage/soft tissue mobilization, physical agents, topical medications, prosthetic and orthotic training, and wound care. Recognizes indications/contraindications and normal/abnormal responses to treatment and informs the primary Physical Therapist who will alter the treatment program as indicated
Complete all required documentation as required by departmental policies and procedures. Documentation is complete, thorough, legible, timely, and accurately reflect the treatment provided and the associated charges
Provide training in Physical Therapy treatment methods and techniques, and ensures optimal carry-over of treatment program with staff and family
Participate in educational programs and in-service meetings
Participate in patient care, departmental, and medical center meetings
Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, professional affiliations, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops
Regular full-time/part-time staff with one or more years of experience is responsible for participating in the Rehabilitation Services student program
Required qualifications for this position include:
Sufficient for license/registration
CPR – Adult, Child, Infant (Provider), including Obstructed Airway Management, sponsored by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross required within 30 days of hire
Licensed/registered by the Physical Therapy Board of California/Department of Consumer Affairs
Knowledge of clinical interventions/equipment necessary to meet needs of patient serviced
Good clinical skills
Good communication skills
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
1 year Working as a Physical Therapy Assistant
Work experience in Physical Disabilities Setting
Experience in working with adolescents, adults, and geriatrics
About the hospital you will serve.
Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet®Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138-bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)
Location: California-Mission Hills
Req ID: 297731