Kettering Medical Center PHYS THERAPIST ASST in Dayton, Ohio

Description Provides physical therapy services under the delegation and supervision of a Physical Therapist as outlined in the Guide to Standards of Care for Physical Therapy Practice and Ohio Laws and Rules governing the profession. Follows the plan of care and works in consortium with the supervising therapist to achieve the goals and discharge plans established during assessments. The physical therapist assistant may assist in the development and participate in patient oriented programs and community educational services as well as market all services provided by the department/organization. The physical therapist assistant is supervised by the physical therapist for performance of direct patient care. The PTA reports directly to the Administrative Director or Manager. Indirect supervision is given by the Medical Director and Senior Therapist.


Educational Requirements:  Graduate of an accredited school with an Associate Degree in Physical Therapist Assisting  Licensed to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the state of Ohio Skills Experience Requirements:

  • ability to communicate well

  • Possesses characteristics of dependability, versatility and teamwork

  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change

  • Ability to work under stress and handle multiple tasks

  • Demonstrates independent thinking skills, ability to problem solve, exercise good

  • judgment in decision making, able to analyze information

  • Ability to perform those tasks assigned an assistant

  • Must have 2 years of clinical experience with 20 points accumulated in the Clinical Ladder Work Environment: demands may be stressful due to time constraints, fluctuating work loads, precision and productivity demands. Periods of meeting deadlines with multiple demands from several people. Work at various locations will be required. Changes in work schedules/hours may occur.

Requisition Number: 16-7530


Department: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY - 438030

Location: Grandview Medical Center

City: Dayton

State: OH

Shift: Varies

Job Status: Resource/Pool

Temporary: No

Hours per Bi-Weekly Pay Period: 0