Physical Therapist Assistant - Per Diem
Tower Health

Reading, Pennsylvania

Posted in Health and Safety


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Job Info


Job Summary

  • Renders treatment programs for referred patients according to accepted principles and practices of Physical Therapy.
  • Supervised by and reports to Therapy Manager or Senior Therapist.
  • Supervises aides and students.
  • Supports all programs in the Rehabilitation Continuum.
  • Maintains working relationships with Hospital leadership, physicians, nurses, case managers, social workers, allied health professionals, ancillary services, and hospital support personnel.
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Qualifications

Education Requirements
  • 2 year/Associate Degree
Experience
  • Relevant experience
Certification and Licensure
  • BLS Certification within 60 days of hire or transfer to position
  • PA Physical Therapy Asst. License
Required Skills
  • Excellent Communications Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word
Overview

Tower Health, a regional healthcare system, serves communities across multiple counties in Pennsylvania. Its network includes Reading Hospital, Phoenixville Hospital, Pottstown Hospital, and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (in partnership with Drexel University). Committed to academic medicine and training, Tower Health offers various programs, including residency and fellowship programs, the Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health, and the Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences. Additionally, the system provides a wide range of healthcare services, such as Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing, home healthcare via Tower Health at Home, TowerDirect ambulance and emergency response, Tower Health Medical Group, Tower Health Providers (a clinically integrated network), and Tower Health Urgent Care facilities across its service area.

Our Rehab facility offers:
  • A 62-bed Acute Rehabilitation Unit including an 11-bed secured Brain Injury Unit
  • A 50-bed Transitional Sub-Acute Unit for skilled care
  • Highly skilled therapists
  • Speech, physical, and occupational therapy programming
  • Therapeutic recreation and activities
  • Spacious private rooms with large private bathrooms and flat screen televisions
  • Aquatic therapy pool
  • On-site pharmacy, laboratory, and radiological services
  • Outdoor therapeutic garden
  • Comfortable lounges with flat screen televisions, computers, and free internet access
  • Plenty of visiting areas for patients, friends, and families
  • Easy access and free parking
For patients who have experienced functional loss of disability as a result of an accident, illness or injury, everything you need to reclaim your life - from comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation and transitional care to outpatient programs - is here, all under one roof.

Our specialized team of board-certified rehab physicians, certified rehab nurses, clinicians and dedicated therapists deliver an unparalleled level of care and encouragement through state-of the-art-technology, advanced therapies and wellness environments.

WHY READING HOSPITAL?
  • Magnet® designated, 697-bed hospital with 115-bed ED, Level I Trauma Center, and Level III NICU
  • Have your voice heard through shared governance
  • Recognized by Healthgrades 50 Best Hospitals™ Award (2022-2024)
  • Reading Hospital is the only hospital in the region accredited by both the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and The Joint Commission.
  • Accreditation by CARF is evidence that Reading Hospital strives to improve efficiency, fiscal health, and service delivery - creating a foundation for continuous quality improvement and consumer satisfaction. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to meeting certain performance standards.


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