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Physical Therapy Assistant - Physical Therapy

Hawaii Pacific Health


Location:
Lihue, HI
Date:
03/23/2017
Job Code:
7835
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Job Details

Job ID: 7835
Job Title: Physical Therapy Assistant - Physical Therapy
Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI
Description:

Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is the largest medical facility on Kaua‘i and has been recognized as one of the nation’s best rural hospitals. With 169 physicians on staff, Wilcox provides residents and visitors with expert diagnosis and treatment for more than 20 specialties. Its state-of-the-art acute care facility includes a full suite of services from emergency, OB/GYN and pediatrics to cardiology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, pulmonology, nephrology, cosmetic surgery, internal medicine and family practice. In 2010, the Wilcox Women’s Center opened to provide preventive and diagnostic care for Kaua‘i’s women close to home. The hospital has 71 beds, including seven intensive care beds, five birthing suites, 20 same-day surgery beds and a 20-bed emergency department. It is equipped with MRI and CT scanners and a state-of-the-art surgical center with six surgical suites. In 2010, the American Heart Association recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: Coronary Artery Disease (Gold Award), Stroke (Silver Award) and Heart Failure (Silver Award.) Wilcox Medical Center and Kaua‘i Medical Clinic are affiliated with Hawai‘i Pacific Health, the state’s largest health care provider.

Wilcox’s Physical Therapy department strives to help patients improve function and mobility. We provide services to people of all ages and geographical locations through our many outpatient clinics as well as to patients at our hospitals. Our individualized care plans are delivered by licensed physical therapists and professionals who promote patient understanding of her or his health condition and how to manage it so that they can remain engaged with their rehabilitation, even when they are no longer in treatment.

As a Physical Therapy Assistant, you will help our professional staff deliver quality, compassionate rehabilitative services to patients and their families by providing assistance to physical therapy services for inpatients and outpatients across the full continuum of care at Wilcox Memorial Hospital. We are looking for someone sensitive and dedicated, with strong patient care and interpersonal skills and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

 

 

 

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

 

Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours

 

Work Type: Per Diem 

 

FTE: 0.250000

 

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

 

Exempt: No

 


Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s degree. Physical Therapist Assistant program. Current American Heart Association Heart Saver – AED CPR card.

Preferred Qualifications: One (1) year rehab services related experience. Experience with adult population.

 

 

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