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TGH Rehabilitation Hospital is an 80-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in the medical district of downtown Tampa. This state of the art facility with all private rooms is operated jointly between Tampa General Hospital and Lifepoint Health. A career here is more than a job. It is an opportunity to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in Tampa Bay, providing high-quality inpatient rehabilitation services designed to help patients with acute physical limitations as they progress toward independent living.

You have specialized skills and our patients need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!


Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Tampa, Florida

Req ID 504236 Post Date May. 03, 2024 CategoryRehab FacilityTGH Rehabilitation Hospital
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Description

TGH Rehabilitation Hospital is an 80-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in the medical district of downtown Tampa. This state of the art facility with all private rooms is operated jointly between Tampa General Hospital and Lifepoint Health. A career here is more than a job. It is an opportunity to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in Tampa Bay, providing high-quality inpatient rehabilitation services designed to help patients with acute physical limitations as they progress toward independent living. You have specialized skills and our patients need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!

Our Benefits:

Expansive benefit package

Low-therapist-to-patient ratios

Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities

Superior quality patient outcomes

Supportive leadership and culture

What you will do in this role:

  • Under guidance of supervising PT: Acquires pertinent information and implements comprehensive program using varied techniques and treatment activities; reviews and modifies treatment in response to changing patient needs; identifies equipment and discharge needs
  • Is aware of patient injury/diagnosis and takes all necessary precautions for observing indications and contradictions
  • Assists the patient in the preparation for treatment/modality as necessary
  • Provides treatment to diverse diagnostic populations and completes supporting documentation according to hospital policy and State Practice Act
  • Communicates collaborates with support personnel regarding treatment orders as directed by the supervising PT
  • Applies the physical agents, therapeutic exercises or gait-training activates as outlined by the licensed PT, in the patient POC.Progresses patients in an appropriate manner when deemed necessary by the PT
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Current state licensure as a Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Previousexperience in the care of patients preferred
  • Current BLS/CPR
  • Shift is Sunday through Thursday
TGH Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.
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