Phys Ther Asst Lic I-Acute Physical Therapy-Req2790

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Phys Ther Asst Lic I-Acute Physical Therapy-Req2790

  • Employment Type: Staff - Contingent
  • Employee Class: Unclass Contingent AFSCME HSC
  • Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: -
  • Hours Per Week: 0.8
  • FTE: 0.02
  • Location: HSC Hospital
  • Department: Acute Physical Therapy
  • Number of Openings: 0
  • Salary Range: $ 19.02 - 21.44
  • Grade: Unclassified AFSCME HSC - N1U82
  • Float: No
  • Rotate: No
  • On Call: No
  • Travel: No
  • Weekend/Holiday: Yes
  • Requisition ID: req2790
  • Position Control Number (PCN): H99499
  • Posting Period: 3/9/21-3/12/21 Internal
  • To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free.  To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free.  Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. The employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance. 

    Position Description:

    Administers physical therapy treatments and related duties under the working direction of, and as assistant to, the physical therapist.



  • Successful completion of at least a 2-year college program for Physical Therapy Assistants that leads to an associates degree and has been approved by APT A.
  • Current physical therapy assistant licensure from the Ohio Board of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers or a licensure applicant
  • Maintains the standards set by the American Physical Therapy Association regarding treatment procedure and professional ethics
  • Evidence of appropriate academic and clinical preparation for patient care in Physical Therapy Services at Medical College of Ohio
  • Knowledge of The Laws and Rules Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy.
  • Ability to pass annual safety test.
  • Obtains/maintains CPR Certification from the American Heart Association prior to the completion of probationary period. American Red Cross CPR Certification is acceptable for hire.
  • Ability to achieve competencies for assigned work area ( i.e., age specific, suctioning, CPR, etc.)
  •  Communication and other skills:   

  • Good written and verbal communication skills to allow for patient care, functioning as a team member, to assure adequate documentation for payors and to ensure continuity of care.
  • Adheres to UTMC service values.
  •  Physical Requirements:

         1) Visual acuity of 20/20 or corrected to 20/20 including color vision when applicable;

         2) Ability to hear (with or without aides);

         3) Ability to orally communicate;

         4) Good manual dexterity;

         5) Ability to push, pull, roll, and transfer/lift 50 pounds occasionally;

         6) Ability to stand, walk frequently;

         7) Ability to bend, reach, stoop, kneel frequently;

         8) Ability to perform CPR (if a required for position).

    Working Conditions:Work in assigned area (Hospital, Rehab Center, or Outpatient Center) up to 40 hours per week; evening hours may be required as well as weekend and holiday rotation. Standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, bending, stooping and lifting may be required. Exposure to biologically hazardous and various weather situations is possible. May work with patients from adolescence to geriatric.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

    The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

    The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

    Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo. 




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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/29/2021
    Application Due: 5/7/2021
    Work Type: Full Time