Physical Therapist Assistant - Acute

Job ID 283412
Full Time
12303 DePaul Drive
Bridgeton, MO 63044-2512

Job Description

SSM Health Rehabilitation-Acute Care

At DePaul Health Center - Bridgeton, MO

Full Time / Physical Therapist Assistant

Here we grow again! SSM Health Rehabilitation-Acute Care at DePaul Health Center is seeking a Full Time Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant to join our team in Bridgeton, MO!

The DePaul Ministry of SSM Health is accredited by The Joint Commission as a Center of Excellence for Total Joint Replacement and a Comprehensive Center of Excellence for Stroke.  DePaul serves the north and northwest St Louis County area in Missouri and our neighbors to the east in Illinois.  Our diverse and progressive therapy department participates in research and program advancement throughout the 450 bed hospital.

Teamwork and individualized, compassionate patient care provide a basis for learning and professional development in a community hospital atmosphere. 

Responsibilities

  • Under the direct supervision of a licensed PT, assists with the implementation of the therapy plan of care.
  • Responsible for delegation and direction of supportive personnel for those assigned patients, in order to enhance patient care services. 
  • Consistently communicates with supervising PT in regard to scheduled patients to ensure identification of need for assessment and reassessment of patients, modification of treatment plans and other interventions requiring therapist direction. 
  • Participates in education of patients, families, students, coworkers and self. 
  • Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, within the scope of practice.

Qualifications

  • Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as a Physical Therapist required.
  • Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment required.

Additional Data

*Generous benefits package including:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; Life insurance; Prescription coverage
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness Days (EID)
  • A 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave
  • Clinical Ladder Program
  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • New Grad Mentorship
  • Residency Programs
  • National Continuing Education courses (local and online)
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Productivity standards that allow for high quality patient care

**We have been recognized numerous times by the St. Louis Post Dispatch as one of the "Top Workplaces" in St. Louis!**

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