BJC Healthcare Physical Therapist Assistant - PRN in Saint Louis, Missouri
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Christian Hospital is a 485-bed acute-care medical center located on 28 acres in unincorporated north St. Louis County. Located 6 miles west of Christian Hospital is Northwest HealthCare, which offers the community 24-hour emergency care and a variety of outpatient services in a convenient setting to complement hospital services.
Christian Hospital is noted as a leader among hospitals in the St. Louis region as it provides the community with the absolute latest in medical technology and clinical advancements. In particular, Christian Hospital in highly regarded for its excellence in heart services and lifesaving cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, neurosurgery, spine surgery, cancer treatment and radiation oncology, psychiatric services and substance abuse programs, radiology, urology and pulmonary care.
Christian Hospital, a non-profit organization and a founding member of BJC HealthCare, has more than 500 physicians on staff and a diverse workforce of more than 2,200 health-care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances.
Provides outpatient physical therapy evaluation and treatments for patients with any number of physical impairments which affect their ability to function and/or cause pain. Department is staffed by physical therapists, physical therapists' assistants, and aides
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.
- PT Assistant
- No Experience
- No Experience
Licenses & Certifications
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
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.
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