Physical Therapy Asst PRN
Starr Regional Medical Center
 Athens, TN

Physical Therapy Assistant – Rehabilitation Services – Athens Campus- PRN (Variable Shifts) - position available.

Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Implements treatment plan developed by supervising therapist using appropriate modalities. Seeks consultation as necessary.
  • Monitors patient's responses to the treatment plan. Regularly communicates patient progress and possible goal revisions to the physical therapist.
  • Documents services provided and patient response/progress.
  • Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits.
  • Assists with patient discharge planning. Provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and community support programs.

Qualifications:

  • Associates of Applied Science degree in Physical Therapy required.
  • Current Physical Therapist Assistance Licensure in State of Tennessee required.
  • BLS required through AHA or ARC.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
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