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McLeod Health Physical Therapy Assistant for Adults (FT) - McLeod Carolina Forest in Little River, South Carolina

Physical Therapy Assistant for Adults (FT) - McLeod Carolina Forest

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Job Description

  • Job responsibilities include those listed in competency document.

  • Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.

  • Meets with physical therapist on regular basis to discuss patient treatment plans and set goals. Will work with adults.

  • Works with staff in development of professional skills and new programs as needed. Willingly participates in

  • continuing education programs when requested.

  • Treatments are performed as ordered in a safe, timely manner. Staff and family members are involved in the treatment when indicated.

  • Medical documentation is in accordance with APTA standards of care.

  • Participates in Performance Improvement monitors, reporting, utilization of Physical Therapy Services. Attends and takes part in services, meetings, and educational sessions.

  • Ensures an orderly, clean and safe work area.

  • Displays an understanding and appropriately modifies approach to each patient based on the patient’s cognitive, emotional, and chronological maturity in the assessment, treatment and care under taken.

  • Adheres to all facility and corporate policies and procedures.

  • Performs evidenced based care. Seeks out research to support interventions.

  • Willingly participates in other duties although not directly assigned. Seeks out work that needs to be done.

  • Is accountable for cost-effective quality patient care and assists other personnel in containing costs.

  • Recognizes problems and recommends solutions for positive changes in operations.

  • Demonstrates an ability to adapt to changes in operations, management styles and position routines.

  • Assumes personal responsibilities for professional development and continuing education.

  • Respects the confidentiality of patient’s records and facility operations. Uses discretion when discussing patient matters.

  • Demonstrates a complete knowledge of the staffing hierarchical structure and chain of command; follows proper lines of communication.

  • Is willing to adjust personal schedule to complete workload or special assignments when requested.

  • Demonstrates an ability to set appropriate priorities and is prompt in completing assigned activities.

  • Provides proper notification and advance notice for absence. Never abuses or takes advantage of sick time or personal time; maintains personal health; rarely is absent from work due to health problems.

Required Skills


Educated in growth and development from birth to geriatric


Current South Carolina licensure. Current CPR certification.

Graduate of approved/accredited PTA program

Job Location

Little River, South Carolina, United States

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Physical Address

Medical Office Building Carolina Forest, 101 McLeod Health Blvd