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Penn State Health Physical Therapy Assistant - Physical Therapy in Hershey, Pennsylvania

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Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.00

Shift: Varied

Hours: Varied and weekends

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Responsible for assistance in administering prescribed programs of physical therapy.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :

Associate's degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant from a program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association plus 3 to 12 months of experience required.

Passage of a state licensing exam and CPR- certification required.

PHYSCIAL REQUIREMENTS*:

Able to stand and walk frequently; sit occasionally.

Able to lift/carry 0-20 frequently; 21-50 lbs occasionally.

Able to push/pull 0-35 lbs frequently; 36-75 lbs occasionally.

Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly.

Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.

*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.

If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, martial status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF (https://www.pennstatehealth.org/sites/default/files/Careers/Accommodation%20Statement%20-%20CAREERS.pdf) for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained

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Position Physical Therapy Assistant - Physical TherapyLocation US:PA:HersheyReq ID 4907

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