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Physical Therapy Assistant-PRN

Company: Azria Health
Location: Omaha
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Azria Health is building on the traditions of the past with a focus on the future. We take pride in delivering quality care to each of our residents. This begins and ends with our fantastic team. It is our belief that Happy Team Members make Happy Residents.We strive to provide a path for personal and professional growth, a great atmosphere, an outstanding team and the tools to be a great employee.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: Must be a graduate of an accredited program in physical therapy (ASPT) Must be 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 Must have 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 Must demonstrate good body mechanics at all times Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department Must 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 Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Cares Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training Essential Functions: Must be able to follow physical therapy treatment plans for patients under direction of the supervising PT Must be able to chart appropriately and timely Must be able to utilize therapy software appropriately and accurately Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English languageWe are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Azria Health, Omaha , Physical Therapy Assistant-PRN, Healthcare , Omaha, Nebraska

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