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Catholic Health Initiatives Physical Therapy Assistant in Lexington, Kentucky


Saint Joseph East is a 217-bed full-service community hospital located in the rapidly growing southeastern section of Lexington Kentucky. We provide care for patients in Fayette and surrounding counties. At Saint Joseph East ambulatory surgery 24-hour emergency care and women’s health services are supported through a vast array of inpatient and outpatient program. Additional specialty services include Heart Care Breast Care Sleep Care and Weight Loss Surgery. CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals specialty clinics and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations across Central and Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


Job Summary / Purpose

Provides patient care/services based on identified needs/developmental level for all patient populations. Care/services may include assessment of individual patient needs; incorporation of age-specific characteristics in patient education, communication, and planning; provision of individualized care relevant to patient needs; and recognition, monitoring, and provision of interventions as appropriate.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Complies with safety and emergency procedures.

  2. Complies with Hospital/Department/Unit policies.

  3. Documents activities consistent with Hospital/Department/Unit Guidelines.

  4. Performs critical/frequent procedures or services.

  5. Provides care/services based on identified needs.

  6. Uses required equipment for providing care/services.

  7. Consults with Hospital/department resources.

  8. Demonstrates professional responsibility as per job classification.

  9. Demonstrates Core Values Guest Relations/Guest Service Standards.

  10. Demonstrates Core Values Based on Behavioral Standards.

  11. Other duties as assigned by management.


Required Education for Staff Job Levels

Graduate approved curriculum for Physical Therapy Assistants

Required Licensure and Certifications

Certified by the Kentucky State Board of Physical Therapy.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Adequate conversational English is required in order that the individual be able to take direction from management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with patients and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines, and understand the Associate Handbook and all hospital policies.

Pay Range

$29.00 - $29.00 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.