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Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant (Reposted)
NOTTOWAY VA 23955
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89771018

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant (Reposted)
# Position Information
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Job Description
Piedmont Geriatric Hospital is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to serve as a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant under the supervision of a Physical Therapist. PGH is a 123-bed psychiatric hospital for individuals aged 65 and older. Patients at PGH present a variety of psychiatric conditions, including dementia, serious depression, and psychosis, among many others. The Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant will apply knowledge of principles and practices related to physical therapy, assist the PT with evaluation of patient needs, development and implementation of physical therapy treatment plans,modalities, therapeutic exercise, developmental therapy, rehabilitative therapy and the use of orthopedic and adaptive equipment. The desired candidate will assist with documenting and sharing with the PT the patient's response to treatment to enable appropriate progression of the treatment plan and improve the client's quality of life. The LPTA will complete documentation with adherence to Federal, State, and Facility guidelines. The LPTA will assist, and support teaching, and training of PGH staff. The LPTA will professionally collaborate with other clinician's and team members to effect an optimal outcome for the patient and create a positive working environment. Nottoway Campus (VCBR/PGH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Women, minorities, Military Veterans, Bilingual Spanish speaking and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
## Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will:
Possess an Associate Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant from an accredited education program.
Requires licensure by the Virginia Board of Physical Therapy to practice or eligible to practice as a Physical Therapy Assistant.
## Preferred Qualifications
Long term care/MRDD experience preferred.
Previous experience working in a clinical setting and with an interdisciplinary team preferred.
Previous experience as a Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant (LPTA) is preferred
## Special Requirements
Satisfactory results of a state and federal criminal history background check, Department of Social Service's Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check, U.S. HHS OIG Exclusion List check, employment reference check, E-Verify and satisfactory results from your required pre-employment drug test.
## Special Instructions to Applicants
Completed applications for employment must be submitted online to the Virginia Jobs website at
Please list all paid, voluntary and unemployment periods; we will not accept "See Resume" as a response to any question on the Virginia State Employment Application. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the position. Failure to complete any section of the application may disqualify the application for further consideration. Applications should include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and the status of this position.
PGH IS A TOBACCO-FREE, SMOKE-FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT
Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
# Contact Information
## Name
Human Resources
## Phone
(434) 767-4472
## Address
Piedmont Geriatric Hospital
5001 E. Patrick Henry Hwy
Burkeville, VA 23922
*Working Title:* Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant (Reposted)
*Role Title:* Therapy Assistant/Therapist I - 49231
*Job Open Date:* 04/09/2018
*Open Until Filled:* Yes
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?:* No
*Hiring Range:* Based on experience
*Agency:* Piedmont Geriatric Hospital (729)
*Location:* Nottoway - 135
*Position Number:* 00552
*Job Posting Number:* 1037969
*Type of Recruitment:* General Public - G
*Does this position have telework options?:* No
*Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference:* No
*Job Type:* Full-Time (Salaried)
*Job Type Detail:* Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
*Pay Band:* 03

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