The Physical Therapy Assistant's (PTA’s) primary function is to perform therapy for patients who have been evaluated by a Physical Therapist. The PTA's secondary functions include carrying out department related tasks as determined by the immediate supervisor. These tasks may include, but are not limited to, chart audits, general cleaning duties, and assisting supervisors and senior leaders in program development. The PTA is expected to adhere to all policies and procedures of the University of Kentucky HealthCare Enterprise and to act in accordance with state and federal regulations.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated dependability, the ability to prioritize, and high attention to detail. The successful candidate must be a licensed PTA in the state of Kentucky or eligible for Kentucky licensure.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant
Associate degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program is required for this position.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.