Full time permanent Physical Therapist Assistant – Skilled Nursing Facility
Position to administer physical therapy services under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist. Physical demands of the position require good physical and mental health. Must be able to lift/transfer minimally 60 lbs. Must be able to walk and stand most of the day, lifting, transferring, and pushing residents and equipment.
Administer physical therapy screens (as applicable per State Practice Act) and treatment to residents working under the direction of a licensed physical therapist. Providing physical therapy treatment following the plan of care established by the evaluating Physical Therapist. This could include but not limited to training the resident in exercise, ambulation, and activities of daily living.
Adhere at all times to HIPAA regulations and guidelines and meet the minimum weekly productivity standard of 95%. Daily documentation is done via Rehab Optima.
This position requires a two year associate degree from an APTA approved college program for PTA’s. Licensure for the PA and CPR are also required. Employee must be dependable and demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the residents served.