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Physical Therapist Assistant

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Orlando Health

27d ago

💼 Graduate Job


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  • You need an Associate degree, FL license, and BLS certification to work as a Physical Therapist Assistant at Orlando Health. Experience is not required.
  • You will provide physical therapy treatment to patients, collaborate with healthcare team, maintain professionalism, prioritize patient care, and stay updated on compliance and legal standards.

Graduate Job



  • The Physical Therapist Assistant is responsible for providing Physical Therapy treatment under the direction of a licensed Physical Therapist.


  • Education/Training:
  • Associate degree or graduate from an accredited two-year college program in Physical Therapist Assistant.
  • Licensure/Certification:
  • Current license in the State of Florida as Physical Therapist Assistant.
  • Maintains current BLS/HealthCare Provider certification.
  • Experience:
  • None.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Demonstrates ability to appropriately treat patients according to professional standards of practice.
  • Interpersonal communication skills include the ability to coordinate patient care with other team members, and counsel patients and their families.
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.
  • Other Related Functions
  • Maintain a cheerful, active area in which to treat.
  • Demonstrates caring, honesty and open communication with all and encourages a smart and professional appearance in self and others.
  • Participates in Quality Assessment, program development, student supervision, assigned committees, safety and infection control as required.
  • Demonstrates an awareness of legal issues, patient rights and compliance with regulatory and accrediting agencies.
  • Practices efficient use and selection of supplies and equipment.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • The Physical Therapist Assistant must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.
  • The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the lifespan and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit’s/area’s/department’s policies and procedures.


Work type

Full time

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