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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Physical Therapist Assistant -West Campus Rehab- PRN- Days in MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center-West Campus - Mason City, Iowa

Department:

12310_23058 Physical Therapy - ARU

Expected Weekly Hours:

0

Shift:

Day Shift

Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

Job Summary

This individual assists the physical therapists in the preparation of patients for treatment, provides certain physical therapy procedures to the patient, maintains physical therapy equipment in a clean and aesthetic manner and is responsible for written/verbal communications between the Rehab department and our customers.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Completion of a two-year college program (approved by American Physical Therapy Association) leading to Associate Degree in Physical Therapist

Satisfactory passing of the State of Iowa Physical Therapist Assistant licensing examination.

Compliance with the State of Iowa Physical Therapy Association Rules and Regulations concerning licensure

Experience:

One year experience in acute setting preferred.

Special Skills and Competencies:

Ability to communicate with patient and instruct them in exercise programs.

Must provide proof of Basic Life Support (BLS Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association; or American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer-LIVE class only) via current card prior to employment or within 60 days of hire and maintains current status.

Completes Mandatory Reporting: Child and Dependent Adult Abuse requirement within 6 months of hire and renews this requirement every 5 years.

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center Offers:

  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials

  • Benefit Package (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan) for positions 16 hours per week or greater

  • Educational assistance

  • Success Sharing - a bonus when the organization meets its goals

All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of references, background checks, pre-employment physical, drug screen and post offer exam.

EEO Employer F/M/Veteran/Disabled

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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