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Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant

Job Description

A paraprofessional under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist who provides selected physical therapy interventions as indicated per treatment plan.  He/she will progress patient toward established goals and maintain communication with the physical therapist in regards to each patient’s status.  The assistant will also provide appropriate education to patient and or family.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education:
    • Associate Degree in Physical Therapy


    • Previous experience as a PTA or Technician preferred.

    License & Certification:

    • Current license in the State of Kentucky

      Additional Responsibilities:

      • Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
      • Adheres to and exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives core values:
        Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
        Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
        Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
        Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
      • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
      • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
      • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
      • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.
      Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers CB

    • Shift:  1

    • Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period:  0

    • Weekends Required:  Occasional

    • Status:  PRN
    • Job Snapshot

      Employment Type Full-Time
      Job Type Health Care
      Education 2 Year Degree
      Experience Not Specified
      Manages Others Not Specified
      Industry Healthcare - Health Services
      Required Travel Not Specified
      Job ID 1400024986
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      Physical Therapist Assistant

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