Licensed Physical Therapy Asst - NGH Therapy
Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Rocky Mount
Posted on: November 16, 2023
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The Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant (LPTA) implements treatment
plans developed and supervised by a licensed Physical Therapist,
and provides input regarding patient's response to treatment and
progress, in an attempt to prevent disability following
disease/injury, while helping the patient reach his/her maximum
performance while learning to live within the limits of his/her
1. Diagnostic Testing - Administers basic & complex diagnostic
tests and evaluations in the area of Physical Therapy for the
treatment of mobility disorders and related impairments
2. Education - Teach & supervise graduate Physical Therapy students
and/or clinical fellows/residents. Develops or contributes to
innovative programs to enhance patient care. Serves as resource
consultant to other clinicians in respective specialty area.
3. Evaluation of Care - Analyzes results of diagnostic and or
therapeutic testing to establish patient goals and or modify
subsequent treatment programs. Identifies expected patient
outcomes. Communicates relevant information to promote continuity
4. Implementation-- Selects and applies current and advanced
techniques to provide quality and efficient rehabilitative
services. Provides habilitation/rehabilitation and maintenance of
persons with mobility related impairments. Organizes and
prioritizes care according to patient/family needs.
5. Outreach/Community Involvement-Serves as resource to North
Carolina government departments and statewide health professionals
in specialty areas. Presents at local (university/hospital) or
state level, participates in community health screening and events.
Participates in the development of new clinical programs to meet
emerging needs in conjunction with the clinical specialist and/or
6. Participation - Contributes to quality of clinical services
through attendance and participation in departmental meetings and
7. Quality-Contributes to quality of clinical services through
maintenance of valid & reliable records of patient procedures &
progress. Participates in quality improvement initiatives with the
clinical specialist and other healthcare professionals.
Participates in continuous quality improvement efforts in
conjunction with the department director.
1. Graduation from an accredited program for Physical Therapy
2. Current North Carolina license to practice as a Physical Therapy
3. Current BCLS certification.
Legal Employer: Nash Hospitals
Entity: Nash UNC Health Care
Organization Unit: NGH Therapy Services
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Work Assignment Type:
Work Schedule: Variable
Location of Job: NASH HC
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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