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Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)

Company: Heisinger Bluffs Rehab and Healthcare Center
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Heisinger Bluffs Rehab and Healthcare Center - Heisinger Bluffs Rehab is looking to hire a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) to provide rehabilitation services for our patients. -
The Physical Therapist Assistant is responsible for assisting in organizing and conducting physical therapy programs to facilitate rehabilitation outcomes. -
We are an innovative, forward-thinking employer who values our employees and the individuals we care for. Heisinger Bluffs -is a beautiful five-star and fast-paced skilled nursing facility in Jefferson City, MO -providing exceptional rehabilitation services for both short- and long-term residents. We offer a great benefits package with PTO, 401K, holiday pay. Apply today!
Qualifications:

Must have graduated from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program
Must have a valid professional license and registration for state of MO
Experience with long-term care and/or geriatric care is preferred

Positions Summary:
Under clinical supervision of physical therapist, provides direct clinical physical therapy services to support resident acquisition and enhancement of functional performance skills needed for daily life activities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Administers therapy under supervision of a Physical Therapist and completes all documentation related to resident care. All documentation must be co-signed by Physical Therapist.
Prepares, maintains and cleans treatment areas, including preparing equipment and resident for physical therapy.
Orients resident to procedures involved and reassures resident before and during treatment. Responsible for resident's safety while in physical therapy.
Performs routine office duties such as answering the telephone, receiving residents and filing records, reports, case histories and statistical studies, etc.
Observes, records, and reports to Physical Therapist conditions, reactions and responses related to assigned duties.
Makes recommendations to Physical Therapist about how methods and procedures can be improved.
Transports resident to and from therapy room or performs physical therapy in resident's room.
Demonstrates and instructs residents and nursing personnel on the use of medical appliances, exercises, positioning, transferring and any other appropriate methods.
With input of Physical Therapist, prepares residents discharge plans in coordination with other team members, including the timely ordering of all equipment and or assistive devices required.
Performs all tasks and duties in an efficient and safe manner.
Performs other related duties as assigned or as necessary. Remains flexible and adaptable in work schedules and work assignments as defined by departmental and facility needs.
Represents Green Tree Healthcare in a manner that conveys professionalism, confidentiality, courtesy, fairness, personal integrity, and respect for the fundamental rights, dignity, personal comfort and privacy of others.
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EEOC
We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
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Keywords: Heisinger Bluffs Rehab and Healthcare Center, Jefferson City , Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA), Healthcare , Jefferson City, Missouri

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