Physical Therapy Assistant - 60%
This is a 60% position in the Student Health Center. The
employee will work full time hours during the academic year (fall and spring
semesters) and very limited hours during January-term and the summer months.
The Physical Therapy Assistant, under the general supervision of a Physical Therapist, and the Physical Therapy Director, assists Physical Therapists in the Student Health Center in the practice of Physical Therapy in accordance with the Wisconsin Medical Practices Act sections 448.50-448.59. This includes the administration of physical therapy interventions, treatment documentation, assisting with departmental operations, and other duties as assigned by the Physical Therapy Director.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Qualified candidates will have the required education and licensure as stated above. This individual must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, computer, and patient-care skills.
A candidate must have an Associate of Applied
Science Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) from an accredited PTA
program. Individuals must be licensed or eligible for licensure at the time of
hire as a PTA in the State of Wisconsin. For specific information on licensing,
contact the Department of Regulation and Licensing at (608) 266-2112 or
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
For UW-La Crosse Campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report see http://www.uwlax.edu/StudentLife/securityreport.htm and for drug and alcohol information see http://www.uwlax.edu/HR/newemp/drugfree.htm or call Human Resources at (608) 785-8013 for a paper copy.
This is a part time position (less than 40 hrs/wk)
The starting rate of pay for this position will be $17.609 per hour. This position is in pay schedule and range 06-14. A six-month probationary period is required.
Competitive salary, excellent fringe benefits.
For more information contact Ann Bever, HR Assistant, 608-785-8015, firstname.lastname@example.org
As an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, the University of
Wisconsin-La Crosse is engaged in an effort to be a leader in Wisconsin’s
movement toward increased diversity and inclusiveness. Women, persons of
color, and individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply. If you
have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring
process, please contact the individual above to make appropriate arrangements.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
Under Wisconsin Statutes, we are required to provide, upon request, a list of nominees and applicants. A written request can exclude one from this list. Persons agreeing to be final candidates (to be interviewed) will have their identities revealed as final candidates.