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Physical Therapy Assistant/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Physical Therapy Assistant/UKHC
Requisition Number RE25934
Working Title Physical Therapy Assistant
Department Name H6271:Rehab Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 10
Salary Range $22.44-37.74/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Requirements

Requires heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects over 50 pounds; standing and walking for long periods of time; and interacting with patients in close physical proximity.


Days, occasional weekends/holidays.

Job Summary

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.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

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.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Associate degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program is required for this position.

Deadline to Apply 01/19/2021
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.


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Posted: 2021-01-08 Expires: 2021-02-07

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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