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Physical Therapist Assistant

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JOB OVERVIEW

PT Solutions is currently seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant working under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist. Apply today and join our exceptional team.

The PTA will assist the physical therapist in the practice of physical therapy. Performing physical therapy treatments for inpatient rehabilitation patients designed to restore function, prevent disability following disease, injury, or loss of body parts, and to relieve pain according to treatment plans established by a licensed Physical Therapist.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Patient Care: directs and aides patients in therapeutic exercise, gait, and functional training, applies therapeutic modalities, performs ROM measurements, and other activities according to the plan of care established by Licensed Physical Therapist. Communicates any change in patient s condition to Physical Therapist
  • Documentation: completes documentation of patient s chart, which may include, but is not limited to, progress notes, patient charges, patient/family education record. Assists with reassessments and discharge summaries under the direction of the Physical Therapist.
  • Supervision: directs activities of technicians, students and volunteers as assigned.
  • Quality: assist with the implementation of new programs as needed. Involved with quality assessment and improvement plan.
  • Department Compliance: complies with department policy and procedures, safety/inspection control plans/OSHA guidelines, employee handbook, and standards of regulatory bodies (JCAHO, Medicare, CARF, etc.)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Demonstrates customer service/P. R. I. D. E. principles and behaviors appropriately.
  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
  • Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient s care which results in patient harm.
  • Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
  • Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
  • Regular, Punctual and dependable attendance.
  • May have access to the POS room or designated areas to transport, assemble, and stock (inventory) of non-scheduled drugs and biologicals to include but not limited to fluids, sterile water, normal saline, and irrigations.

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS

Graduate of a Physical Therapy Assistant Associates Degree Program

Licensed by State Department of Health Licensure Board, a division of Medical Quality Assurance required

Current BLS Certification

1-2 years preferred

New graduates accepted

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Our mission and vision at PT Solutions Physical Therapy is to provide service that exceeds expectations. In doing so, we provide:

  • Professionals endowed with superior technical and customer service skills
  • Facilities which are clean, efficient, and service-oriented
  • Atmosphere of teamwork and compassion for our patients, colleagues and associates
  • Innovation in education and training
  • Community involvement

Our focus is on providing care in an enjoyable customer service environment and treatment delivery unique to each individual and condition.

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We offer a competitive compensation with incentive opportunities, comprehensive benefits including Health, Dental, Life and supplemental offerings, 401k, and paid time off. PT Solutions LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are an E-Verify employer.

For more information, please click on the following links: E-Verify Participation Poster: English Spanish E-Verify Right to Work Poster: English Spanish



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