Passion. It’s what drives everyone at Lehigh Valley Health Network to create one of America’s best hospitals and one of the nation’s top places to work. It’s been the heart of our story for more than 100 years. Our employees have a passion to continually go the extra mile to create a healthier community.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is consistently recognized among America's best health networks and has been recognized three times as a Magnet hospital for national nursing excellence. Our people make Lehigh Valley Health Network a great place to work. Join us in applying for our Physical Therapy Assistant position. Job Description: The Physical Therapy Assistant performs physical therapy procedures, under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist.
Performs all necessary documentation, pertinent to patient care. Actively participates in department staff and student education programs. Identifies opportunities to improve quality and efficiency of rehab services. Minimum Requirements: Graduate of a Physical Therapy Assistant program accredited by the APTA.
Associate’s degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant required. Must be able to provide safe, compassionate and competent physical therapy treatments. Must be able to communicate with patients, family and co-workers in a friendly, supportive manner. Influenza vaccination will be required for all personnel working within LVHN, who have patient contact, unless medically contraindicated or due to a bonafide religious belief or practice.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior working experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant preferred. Licensure and Certifications: Current PA licensure as a Physical Therapy Assistant required. BLS certification required prior to date of hire. LVHN is committed to the belief that each individual is entitled to equal employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status designated by federal, state, or local law.
Consistent with our mission to improve the health of our community, and in response to increasing evidence of health and safety risks associated with tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke, smoking and all tobacco use is prohibited in all hospitals buildings owned, leased or rented by LVHN.
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network - 24 months ago