FresnoRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Fresno jobs

Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Company: Community Medical Centers
Location: Fresno
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Community Regional Medical Center is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers - a private, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California. With 685 beds , we are home to the only Level 1 Trauma and comprehensive burn centers between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state. We have an 84 bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children's facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We're affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical Doctor's to date plus remain investing in research and training grants.Responsibilities:Assists Physical Therapists in providing care to patients. Performs physical therapy procedures and treatments, as delegated by a Licensed Physical Therapist, designed to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent permanent disability. Responsibilities include selecting therapeutic exercises and equipment most appropriate for treatment, assessing and recording patients' responses and progress, and determining when to adjust or advance patients from less to more strenuous exercises. Functions within established technical standards and guidelines, but may receive further technical guidance and direction from the Licensed Physical Therapist in handling unusual situations.Qualifications:EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:MINIMUM REQUIRED: High school diploma/GED.One (1) year of inpatient or outpatient experience in a rehabilitation setting required if working in Home Health.PREFERRED: Associate's degree in Physical Therapy or related field.LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONSMINIMUM REQUIRED: Current licensure for California Physical Therapist Assistant or eligible for licensure. Current BLS certification. Valid California driver's license and driving record acceptable to Community Medical Centers if working in Home Health department.Please note: Per the CDPH order, all healthcare workers are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved exemption and test regularly.Please note: If any bonuses are noted, they are only applicable to external hires.

Keywords: Community Medical Centers, Fresno , Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Healthcare , Fresno, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Fresno RSS job feeds