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Physical Therapy Assistant - Physical Therapy

Job ID: 966894
Facility: The Outer Banks Hospital, Inc.
Dept: Physical Therapy
Location: Nags Head, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Feb 9, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

About The Outer Banks Hospital

The Outer Banks Hospital is a full-service critical access hospital offering a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services. The 21-bed facility is designed to meet the needs of the coastal community, whose year-round population of approximately 35,000 swells to about 350,000 in the summer season. Its campus includes four ORs, a medical/surgical unit, a labor & delivery suite with a dedicated caesarian section OR, a full rehabilitation therapy center, cancer treatment and radiation therapy center, and a 24-hour emergency department.

OBH is fully accredited, provides high quality care in a compassionate environment to all patients, regardless of their ability to pay, and has been nationally recognized for outstanding patient care.

Position Summary

Provides patient care under the direction and supervision of a Physical Therapist through
-performing treatment
-communicating with the supervising PT and other health care professionals
-appropriate documentation

Participates in departmental/team quality improvement activities

Delegates appropriate tasks to PT technicians and supervises

Responsible for education of self, peers, patients, and students and assists with new employee orientation

Assists with or performs special projects.

Minimum Requirements

Graduation with Associate Degree as Physical Therapist Assistant from an APTA accredited school.

Current licensure or eligible for licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant by The North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiner is required.

3 years or less of licensure is required
Associate Degree or higher

Other Information

This is a full-time position with benefits.

Shift:  Days, 40 hours per week.

AHA BLS is required.

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Tavis Richardson, Talent Acquisition Consultant

ECU Health Talent Acquisition

Email: [email protected]

   

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