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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - Brain Injury/Stroke/Neuro - FT Weekdays

Company: On With Life
Location: Glenwood
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Only a few can do what we do. If you have a desire to be extraordinary, embrace the challenge and join our team!As a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) at On With Life, you can be a part of something greater. The rehabilitation process is a 24/7 job for each person served, and our therapists are an integral part of our transdisciplinary team of experts helping individuals along their journey.There is great joy in watching someone do something for the first time after their injury. You can be a large part of the journey that each person served takes, making memories with them along the way. We are a not-for-profit organization founded by survivors and their families, and each person served is a new member of that family. We are looking for extraordinary individuals like you to join us!This full-time position primarily works weekdays M-F, between the hours of 7:30am and 6pm, around 40 hours per week. No regular weekend or holiday requirements.What do Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs) do?Under the direction of the Rehabilitation Coordinator and Physical Therapists, and in partnership with other members of the rehabilitation team, the PTA provides professional therapy services to persons with brain injury. Services include addressing the following person served needs:

  • cognitive
  • mobility
  • psychosocial
  • positioning
  • motor functioningAs a transdisciplinary team member, this position also assists with:
    • reviewing rehabilitation plans and making recommendations
    • providing education and support to persons served and families
    • educating and training nursing staff on interventions to be performed outside of direct therapeutic treatment timeAn excellent candidate for this position meets the following criteria:
      • Puts others first - those we serve are at the core of what we do; their goals and values guide all decisions
      • Looks for opportunities to be innovative and create change
      • Is curious and dares to be extraordinary; be willing to be both the expert and the student
      • Expects more than others think is possible and creates a higher standard
      • Honors the uniqueness of each individual, knowing their injury does not define their potential
      • Is comfortable working with computers and electronic records
      • Is an excellent educator and passionate about providing encouragement
      • Has some knowledge of or experience working with individuals who have experienced a brain injury or other neurological conditionQualified applicants must have:
        • An Iowa Physical Therapist Assistant license
        • Ability to maintain CPR certification
        • Please note that the federal government requires that our employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption. We may not be able to proceed with employment if you cannot meet one of these requirementsOn With Life is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we make all employment-related decisions based on your competencies, talents and professional potential.569660

Keywords: On With Life, Omaha , Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - Brain Injury/Stroke/Neuro - FT Weekdays, Healthcare , Glenwood, Nebraska

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