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Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: Hickory House Nursing Home
Location: Honey Brook
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Position Details: Employment Status: PRN Salary: 35.00 - 40.00 Hourly Shift: DayLive the Mission:Hickory House in Honey Brook, PA:As one of the largest privately-owned skilled nursing and rehabilitation providers in the nation, we have the experience and resources to help you do MORE in your career Get MORE FLEXIBILITY with variable scheduling Make MORE CONNECTIONS with collaborative, interdisciplinary teams Be APPRECIATED from day one Experience MORE GROWTH with mentorship programs continued education See MORE SUCCESSFUL OUTCOMES with patient-centered care state-of-the-art equipment: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 trainingEssential 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 languageAn Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Hickory House Nursing Home, Reading , Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, Other , Honey Brook, Pennsylvania

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