Senior Physical Therapist Assistant
PRN/OCC, Variable shifts
LeConte Medical Center Overview:
LeConte Medical Center is a part of Covenant Health, our region’s top-performing healthcare network and is a 79-bed community hospital located in the heart of Sevier County. We’re a full-service, not-for-profit hospital delivering modern medicine and compassionate care to the growing Sevier County community. LeConte offers a full range of health services, including top-tier specialists, a modern ER, and a beautiful Women’s Center. Learn more about our amazing facility at https://www.lecontemedicalcenter.com/about-leconte-medical-center/.
As you’d expect, we offer our employees a robust benefits package, including:
Position Summary: Under supervision of a licensed physical therapist, implements treatments; monitors patient progress; modifies or progresses treatment plans as per goals set by the therapist as defined by State Practice Act. Responsible for additional job responsibilities which may include program development and staff orientation/ training. PTA for weekend rotation coverage for acute care and occasional weekday coverage.
Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
Minimum Experience: Two (2) years’ experience with at least one (1) year experience in the specialty are. One year experience in acute care a plus.
Licensure Requirements: Current Tennessee Physical Therapist Assistant license. CPR required. Employee must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license Class D and state mandated minimum insurance coverage. Driving record must meet Covenant Health minimum standards at the date of hire and throughout employment tenure.
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