Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)
Company: Select Specialty Hospital - North Knoxville
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Overview: Critical Illness Recovery Hospital Physical Therapy
Assistant (PTA) Pay: $28.00 per hour At Select Specialty/Regency
Hospitals, a division of Select Medical, we care for chronically
and critically ill or post-ICU patients who require extended
hospital care. Select Medical employs over 48,000 people across the
country and provides quality care to approximately 70,000 patients
each and every day across our four divisions. Our mission is to
provide an exceptional patient care experience that promotes
healing and recovery in a compassionate environment. Each employee
plays a vital role in doing that by living our cultural behaviors -
celebrating success, owning the future, being patient-centered,
creating change, thinking first and building trust. Do you love the
challenge of working with medically complex patients? Are you
passionate about delivering an excellent patient experience? If you
answered 'yes', consider an opportunity with us! Responsibilities:
We are looking for valued employees who will be Champions of the
Select Medical Way, which includes putting the patient first,
helping to improve quality of life for the community in which you
live and work, continuing to develop and explore new ideas,
providing high-quality care and doing well by doing what is right.
You will assist directly and indirectly with the delivery of
Physical Therapy services to include transportation, therapeutic
exercises, and functional activities as outlined by treatment plan
and in accordance with state practice guidelines. Implementing
treatment goals, plans, and programs as established by the Physical
Assisting the PT in carrying out the following therapeutic
interventions designed to meet the patients' long term goals:
Posture training, strengthening exercise, endurance/cardiac
training, balance exercises, coordination exercises, joint mobility
and muscle lengthening, pain relief, functional skills training and
community re-entry training.
Training patients in locomotion using orthotics, prosthetics, or
assistive devices such as canes, crutches, walkers, and
Demonstrating use of gait, belt, and safety awareness, as well as
demonstrating proper guarding techniques.
Ordering and instructing patients in the use of prescribed
Qualifications: You will demonstrate an understanding of patient
needs, ensuring that each patient feels informed and understood, as
well as heard. You are passionate about providing a superior
quality of care. You are an inventive problem solver who thrives in
a dynamic environment. Minimum requirements: Valid state PTA
Possess a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification by start date.
Additional Data: Select Medical strives to provide our employees
with work-life balance, as we understand that happy employees have
both fulfilling careers and fulfilling lives beyond our doors. The
opportunity to care for complex, critically ill patients.
An extensive and thorough orientation program.
Work jointly with an interdisciplinary team, consisting of
registered nurses, physical and occupational therapists, speech
language pathologists and physicians to assist patients in
regaining their independence.
Develop collaborative relationships with patients and their
Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness Days (EID).
Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; Life insurance; Prescription
A 401(k) retirement plan with company match.
Short and Long Term Disability.
Personal and Family Medical Leave. We'd love for you to join the
team! Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that
reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity
employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and
employees are treated during employment without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or
mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected under applicable law.
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