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Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant
- Plymouth, Massachusetts
- Job Type
- 30 Jul 2022
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Live the Mission:
We are better together! We look for diverse and talented individuals who are passionate about taking care of people . YOU are the patient experience with Life Care of Plymouth! Our modern, well-maintained building offers strong multidisciplinary teams, specialty programs, and opportunities for continuing education.
Be a part of our patient centered care IN-HOUSE THERAPY TEAM and make a difference in our patients' lives and in yours too with such a rewarding career!
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 training
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 language
An Equal Opportunity Employer
- Job Reference: 671841642-2
- Date Posted: 30 July 2022
- Recruiter: Life Care Center Of Plymouth
- Location: Plymouth, Massachusetts
- Salary: On Application
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Permanent