Job: Physical Therapist Assistant

Job Title

Physical Therapist Assistant

Job Category

Physical Therapy


UW Health at The American Center
Madison, Wisconsin 53718

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Job Description and Requirements

We are seeking a Physical Therapist Assistant to:

Treat general orthopedic/spine patients of all ages, assist the supervising Physical Therapist in guiding this patient population through appropriate individualized rehabilitation programs to meet the goals and objectives per the Physical Therapists evaluation and plan of care.

Efficiently communicate with PT's, physician referral sources and other UW Health departments for care coordination and collaboration.

Work in collaboration with UW Health at The American Center wellness staff to consider long term healthy living strategies beyond physical therapy care.

Work within a large, dynamic rehabilitation team to continually provide exceptional patient and family centered care.

Minimum: Associate Degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant

Work Experience:
Minimum: Prior healthcare experience.

Licenses & Certifications:
State of Wisconsin licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant
Certification in Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automatic External Defibrillator required within 3 months of hire.
Home Health Agency only: Valid Wisconsin driver's license and current auto insurance.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Familiarity with a variety of equipment, including computer software, is required.
Organization, time management, flexibility, and positive attitude are crucial to successful performance.

Physical Requirements: Medium - ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Work Schedule: 100% FTE, 40 hours per week. Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 am and 7:00 pm. Occasional inpatient holiday weekend coverage required (no greater than once annually). Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

UW Health at The American Center - on Madison's east side - is UW Health's newest hospital and one of the most advanced hospitals and wellness centers in the country. Here, health care is seen as a holistic endeavor where our mission is to not only diagnose and treat you when you're sick, but also to partner with you in health and wellness.

Employment Type

Full Time


UW Health at The American Center

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[posted Aug 22, 2018]

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