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Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: Mi Casa Nursing Center
Location: Mesa
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Position Details

  • Employment Status: PRN
  • Shift: Day Position Summary

    The PTA - Physical Therapy Assistant provides direct rehab care in physical therapy to patients upon physician referral under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist (PT) in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

    Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements
    • Graduate of an accredited program in physical therapy (ASPT)
    • Currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment
    • One (1) year experience in post acute care or related setting preferred
    • CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment Specific Job Requirements
      • Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate
      • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and e mail
      • Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs
      • Demonstrate good body mechanics at all times
      • Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
      • Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
      • Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
      • Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation
      • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc
      • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
      • Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
      • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training Essential Functions
        • Follow physical therapy treatment plans for patients under direction of the supervising PT
        • Chart appropriately and timely
        • Utilize therapy software appropriately and accurately
        • Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
        • Assist in the evacuation of patients
        • Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
        • Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
        • Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
        • Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
        • Read, write, speak, and understand the English language
          An Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Mi Casa Nursing Center, Mesa , Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Mesa, Arizona

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