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Roper St. Francis Healthcare Phy Therapy Asst in Charleston, South Carolina

Job Summary:

Under direct supervision of a licensed PT, provides optimal patient care in order to restore function and/or prevent disability following disease, injury or loss of body part. To promote the profession of Physical Therapy by providing education to students, hospital staff, and other professions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Associate Degree from a Physical Therapy Assistant Program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.

Experience: No previous experience required.

Licensure/certification: Current licensure to practice Physical Therapy the state of South Carolina is required. Must have a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card.

Primary Source Verification: Yes –

Knowledge/Skills: Requires the ability to work well with all levels of patients, the public and other health care professionals. Must be able to communicate effectively with people of various cultural and educational backgrounds.

Other: Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of all work related and sensitive information and project a professional manner.

Contacts: Constant interaction with internal and external customers to include (but not limited to) patients, families, physicians, employees and visitors.