• Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), LSP, Full-Time, 8 Hour

    Requisition ID
    2018-10467
    Category
    Rehabilitation
    Facility
    Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)
    Location
    US-CA-Fresno
    Posted Date
    10/1/2018
  • Overview

    Community Regional Medical Center is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers – a private, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California. With 685 beds, we are home to the only Level 1 Trauma and comprehensive burn centers between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state.

     

    We have an 84 bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children’s facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We’re affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical Doctor’s to date plus remain investing in research and training grants.

    Responsibilities

    Assists Physical Therapists in providing care to patients. Performs physical therapy procedures and treatments, as delegated by a Licensed Physical Therapist, designed to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent permanent disability. Responsibilities include selecting therapeutic exercises and equipment most appropriate for treatment, assessing and recording patients' responses and progress, and determining when to adjust or advance patients from less to more strenuous exercises. Functions within established technical standards and guidelines, but may receive further technical guidance and direction from the Licensed Physical Therapist in handling unusual situations.

    Qualifications

    EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
    MINIMUM REQUIRED:

    • High school diploma/GED.

    PREFERRED: Associate's degree in Physical Therapy or related field.

     


    LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:
    MINIMUM REQUIRED:

    • Current licensure for California Physical Therapist Assistant or eligible for licensure.
    • Current BLS certification. 

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