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McKenzie Health System PTA in Sandusky, Michigan

POSITION POSTING: Physical Therapist AssistantuDepartment/u: Rehab ServicesuStatus/u: ROCuHours/u: Hours may be adjusted in response to workload demands. Low census may be utilized in accordance with hospital policy.uQualifications/Position Requirements:/uolliGraduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program./liliBLS Certification required within 3 months of hire and recertification as required./liliLicensed Physical Therapist Assistant in the State of Michigan./liliAbility to establish effective working relationships and effective communication with peers, patients, families, physicians and all other support hospital external personnel/liliSupports and contributes to the total hospital system by: maintaining a hospital-wide perspective and serving on department/hospital committees./liliAbility to influence the direction of Physical Therapy Services by maintaining a positive perspective/attitude./liliAbility to handle multiple tasks in a stressful situation while maintaining composure and excellence in the delivery of PT services/liliAbility to promote and adapt to change in order to keep current with Physical Therapy care duties./liliAbility to apply the principles of quality physical therapy care and prepare patient programs./liliEvidence of a sense of responsibility, initiative, honesty and a positive attitude./liliKnowledge of various equipment, including whirlpools, traction equipment, parallel bars, weights, etc./li/oluJob summary:/uThe Physical Therapist Assistant administers physical therapy treatments to patients, under the direction of and as assistant to the Physical Therapist. Administers active and passive exercises, muscle re-education, and gait and functional training and modalities. The Physical Therapist Assistant is responsible for carrying out the treatment plan as designed by the Physical Therapist.uSend Resume/Application to/u: Carrie Krampits, Director of Human Resour

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