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Company: Empath Health
Location: Pinellas Park, FL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job Details Description

PACE, a member of Empath Health is currently seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant (PRN) to join our team.

The Physical Therapy Assistant:

  • Under the direction of a qualified Physical Therapist assists in the provision of physical therapy services to participants of Suncoast PACE. Directly reports to the Senior Physical Therapist.
  • Position Requirements

  • Education: Must be licensed, registered or certified as a Physical Therapist Assistant by the State of Florida, and meets the following requirements:
    1. Graduate of a Physical Therapist Assistant curriculum approved by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association; or if educated outside the United States or trained in the United States military, graduated from an education program determined to be substantially equivalent to physical therapist assistant entry level education in the United States by a credentials evaluation organization approved by the American Physical Therapy Association or identified at 8 CFR 212.15(e); and
    2. Passed a national examination for Physical Therapist Assistants.
  • Experience: A minimum of one year's experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant under the supervision of a Physical Therapist.
  • Licensure:
  • Current Certification, Licensure or Registration as a Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Valid Florida State Driver's License
  • Certifications:
  • Valid CPR certification from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association
  • Must have a medical clearance for communicable disease and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.
  • For field-based positions, employees must have reliable transportation which will enable them to perform tasks and responsibilities in a timely and appropriate fashion. Must provide proof of valid automobile insurance, a copy of which will be placed in the employee's HR file.
  • Suncoast PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) is a nonprofit provider of comprehensive health care and support services to Pinellas County seniors with chronic health conditions. As a member of Empath Health, our focus is on helping participants remain healthy and independent while living in their own homes.

    Empath Health values diversity as it strengthens our community and care. We embrace the diversity of cultures, thoughts, beliefs and traditions of our employees, volunteers and people we are honored to serve across our network. Our diverse staff reflects our community and each day, we work to be respectful, sensitive and competent with each other and those in our care. In every journey, we are dedicated to achieving comfort, dignity and exceptional care. Those of all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply with us or seek our care and services.

    Our commitment to patient, client, staff and volunteer safety is a cornerstone of a High Reliability Organization with a focus on zero harm. Participation in the seasonal influenza and COVID-19 program is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Empath Health employees.

    Providing compassionate, full life care is an honor we take seriously at Empath Health. Join our team and make a positive impact in the community!

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