• Physical Therapist Assistant

    Job ID
    2019-77462
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Physical Therapy
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Mercy Medical Center Redding
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    REDDING
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    rotating weekends, 4 days/ week, 0700- 1730
    Work Schedule
    10 Hour
  • Overview

    Mercy Medical Center Redding offers comprehensive health care to nearly 300,000 residents in a six-county region.  Mercy Medical Center Redding is an award-winning 267-bed regional medical center providing inpatient and outpatient services as well as specialized cardiovascular care, stroke care, orthopedics, neurological surgery, comprehensive cancer care, maternity care, and da Vinci robotic surgery.  It is one of only two Level II trauma centers north of Sacramento and houses the only Community Level III neonatal ICU in Shasta County.  In addition, the hospital’s network of care includes Mercy Home Health and Hospice, Golden Umbrella Adult Day Health Care, and Shasta Senior Nutrition Program.  Mercy Medical Center Redding is a member of the Dignity Health system of health care providers and are a sister facility to St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/north-state/locations/mercy-redding to learn more.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

     

    The incumbent carries out the treatment plan as established by the evaluating Physical Therapist to ensure proper patient care.

     

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Completion of a two-year college program through school of physical therapy approved by the American Physical Therapy Association required
    • Current California PTA license required
    • Physical Therapy Assistants providing independent case coverage in pediatrics must have one (1) year of experience
    • Ability to perform duties and make decisions in stressful situations required
    • Ability to prioritize patient needs and auxiliary duties required
    • Current BLS certification required (must be certified through the American Heart Association)

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