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Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: Makovicka Physical Therapy
Location: Papillion
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Makovicka Physical Therapy is the largest locally owned and operated physical therapy organization in Nebraska with multiple outpatient clinics that serve the Omaha and Lincoln area. We are a fast-paced and growth-oriented company committed to providing high-quality care to the community. Our physical therapy staff stays up-to-date on current research through continuing education to ensure we provide the best patient care.

The Makovicka Physical Therapy leadership strives to provide an atmosphere where we can focus on outstanding service through employee engagement and organizational growth, and to create a welcoming and friendly environment for all we come in contact with.

Makovicka Physical Therapy is seeking energetic, growth-oriented physical therapist assistants for our outpatient clinics. As a physical therapist assistant you will work in a friendly and engaging environment to help you provide the highest quality of care to our patients. You will be responsible for assisting physical therapists to provide patient-centered outpatient treatment through all phases of a patient's physical therapy. You will work with a dynamic, team oriented staff that provides outstanding care through comprehensive and customized therapy.
We are looking for applicants who are:

  • Energized by working in a fast-paced outpatient clinic
  • Dedicated and passionate about patients of all ages
  • Detailed oriented
  • Strong problem solvers
  • Committed to working with a team
  • Experienced with electronic health records or have a willingness to learn
  • Strong at multi-tasking and strive to complete required paper work and progress notes accurately and efficiently
  • Can work in a team and take direction well

    Benefits Include: Insurance, 401(K) with matching, Continuing education reimbursement, Paid Time Off, and more.

    New/Recent graduates are welcome to apply.
    Certification or eligible for certification to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant by the Nebraska State Department of Health and Human Services; graduate from an accredited physical therapist assistant educational program; basic life support certification. Display proficiency in the use of standard physical therapy modalities and treatment procedures.

    Physical Requirements:
    Requires frequent walking throughout clinic; requires sitting at a workstation/desk; requires standing; work may include occasional pushing and/or pulling, lifting, and carrying objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Requires physical ability to move, lift and transport patients and equipment.

    Mental Demands:
    Ability to work at a fast pace and to prioritize multiple assignments/projects and respond to numerous requests; ability to resolve conflict amongst staff and to work collaboratively with clinic director, staff physical therapist, physicians, other members of the staff; ability to concentrate and focus on projects; possess creative systems thinking to ensure operational efficiency; ability to problem solve and make decisions; self control and stress tolerance in dealing with multiple requests and conflicting demands from multiple customers.

    Special Demands:
    Demonstrates clear verbal, non-verbal and written communication skills, especially in recording evaluations and patient progress notes. Functions effectively and efficiently under stress with frequent interruptions. Requires minimal sustained direction in carrying out departmental and professional responsibilities. Self starting and self motivating.

    OSHA Category:
    There is limited or no potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens.

    Standards of Performance

    1) Appearance: Our personal appearance represents our organization. Therefore, proper grooming and dress reflect respect for our customers. We will first consider customer expectations in how we present ourselves. Manners and expression convey our concern for and willingness to support our customers. Take pride in your work and the clinic that you are assigned to. Do your part to maintain an uncluttered and litter free workplace.

    2) Commitment to Co-workers: We are linked to one another by a common purpose, which is serving our patients and community. Our co-workers are our teammates. They deserve our respect. Just as we rely on fellow employees, they rely upon us. Each of us has obligations to our co-workers.

    3) Communication: The goal of good communication is understanding. We must be committed to listening attentively to our customers in order to fully understand their needs. Close attention should be given to both verbal and nonverbal messages. Deliver messages to customers with courtesy, clarity, and care. Speak in terms customers can easily understand.

    4) Privacy: We will protect our customers' right to privacy and modesty by creating and maintaining a secure and trusting environment. We will treat all information as confidential. Keeping information private will help to promote peace of mind and reduce anxiety.

    5) Customer Waiting: We recognize that our customers' time is very valuable. We strive to provide our customers with prompt service, always keeping them informed of delays and making them comfortable while they wait.

    6) Safety Awareness: Safety is the responsibility of all employees. Think safety, act safely, be safe and stay safe. This is a fundamental responsibility of your job performance.


Keywords: Makovicka Physical Therapy, Omaha , Physical Therapist Assistant, Other , Papillion, Nebraska

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