Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Network Physical Therapy Asst in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Our people make Lehigh Valley Health Network a great place to work. Join us in applying for our Physical Therapy Assistant position in the PT/OT Speech department.

Be part of inspiring passion. At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), the deep connection we have with our patients and with each other is undeniable. In fact, we rely upon each other's strengths and passion to deliver exceptional patient satisfaction and high quality service each and every day.

Lehigh Valley Hospital has ranked among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" for 22 consecutive years. LVHN is also a Magnetâ„¢ Hospital, recognized three times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for attracting and retaining the best professional nurses. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital received an "A" grade in The Leapfrog Group's Spring 2014 Hospital Safety Score, the highest grade in patient safety. These three recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology.

Job Description: Perform physical therapy procedures under the supervision of a Licensed Physical Therapist. Performs all necessary documentation pertinent to patient care. Actively participates in department staff and student education programs. Identifies opportunities to improve quality and efficiency of rehab services.

Minimum Requirements: Graduate of a Physical Therapist Assistant program accredited by the APTA required. Associate degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant required. Must be registered and licensed in PA as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Successful completion of clinical affiliations as required for completion of PTA curriculum. Must be able to provide safe, compassionate and competent physical therapy treatments. Must be able to communicate with patients, family and co-workers in a friendly, supportive manner.

Preferred Qualifications: CONTENT

Licensure and Certifications: Associate degree in Physical Therapist Assistant required. Current PA licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant required. BLS certification required.

Influenza vaccination is required for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues.

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