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Physical Therapist Assistant in Los Angeles at Los Angeles Community Hospital

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job Description

Physical Therapist Assistant

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Physical Therapist Assistant assists the Physical Therapist in the treatment and care of patients within the established guidelines of the Physical Therapy Department.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Evaluates for age appropriate behavior, motor skills and physiological norms.
  • Demonstrates appropriate awareness for suspected abuse to adult patients and takes measures to report them according to protocol.
  • Identifies and assesses need for additional safety measures, i.e. side rails, posy-vest, etc.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the normal aging process
  • Demonstrates competency and knowledge in the identification and management sensorium changes


Minimum Education: A Graduate of an accredited physical therapy assistant program, approved by the American Physical Therapy Association.

Minimum Experience: Must have a minimum of six (6) months experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant in an acute and/or a sub acute setting.

Req. Certification/Licensure: Current licensure in the State of California as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Current certification in BLS is required.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

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We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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