Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant - UVA Continuum Home Health-Rockingham or Augusta Counties
Job ID: R0026105 | Healthcare Specialists | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
Under the direction and control of a Licensed Physical Therapist the Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant may assist the Physical Therapist in performing selected components of physical therapy intervention to include treatment measurement and data collection.
  • Implements established therapy treatment plans and provides therapy interventions under the direction of a licensed therapist.
  • Documents patient care according to professional standards and departmental guidelines.
  • Actively participates in quality improvement program development and professional growth activities.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $20.68 - $32.05 Hourly


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education: Associate's Degree.

Experience: No experience required.

Licensure: Licensed to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant within the Commonwealth of Virginia and/or certification with the appropriate credentialing Board of the profession. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires frequently bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 50 - 100lbs. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and infectious disease.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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