BJC Healthcare Physical Therapist Assistant - PRN in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, therapists in the Department of Rehabilitation are a valued part of the care continuum and serve a significant role in making critical patient care decisions every day. Our therapists experience a close connection with their patients and families as well as collaborative interactions with each patient's physicians, nurses and other medical team professionals. A large department of approximately 100 employees, the department is structured in a programmatic approach, which places physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists working together with the same patient population. Therapy services are provided to a wide range of patient care areas, including medicine, surgery, orthopedics, neurology, cardiopulmonary, oncology and the special care nursery.Our vision is that we will be the leader in acute care rehabilitation by providing state of the art services and establishing new standards for rehabilitation. We want Barnes-Jewish Hospital to be the place where the best rehab professionals choose to train, develop and practice.

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Role Purpose

Provides skilled treatments to patients as prescribed by the physician and directed by a licensed physical therapist as specified in their health care service setting.


  • Implements treatment plan as developed by the licensed physical therapist.

  • Collaborates with the licensed physical therapist on an agreed upon frequency to assess and reassess patients plan of care, treatment goals and interventions.

  • Documents patient progress in daily notes and weekly notes (as applicable), as well as contributes recommendations to patients discharge note from physical therapy.

  • Assists with guidance for clinical fieldwork students under the supervision of the physical therapist.

  • Reports on interventions and patient progress during assigned meetings and contributes to the screening and evaluation process.

Minimum Requirements


  • Associate's Degree

    • PT Assistant


  • No Experience

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • PTA

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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