PruittHealth Physical Therapy Assistant - PTA - Albany, GA in Albany, Georgia
Category : Health Care Center
Location/City : GA - Albany
Id : 23418
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) – Full Time – Servicing with PruittHealth Therapy Services and PruittHealth – Palmyra. Offering Competitive Salaries and Generous Benefit package.At PruittHealth, Committed to Caring isn’t simply a tagline, it’s the way we do business and it’s ingrained in our culture. At PruittHealth, we don’t hire employees – we welcome partners.Since its inception in 1969, PruittHealth has been a family-owned innovative organization committed to providing exceptional care across a wide spectrum of services including: skilled nursing care, assisted & independent living, home health care, end-of-life hospice care, rehabilitation, pharmacy/infusion services and more.Today, the organization is the 14th largest skilled nursing provider in the United States, spans across the Southeast, touches 170 communities, cares for 24,000 patients daily, and is driven by 16,000 passionate partners.
To provide evaluative, consultative and treatment interventions to patients referred by a licensed physician. To maintain effective communication with center/agency staff, patients, families, and management.
Essential Skill/Knowledge Functions:Assessment, evaluation and treatment of referred patientsAppropriate and timely development of Plan of Care of patients servedAppropriate and timely documentation of progress towards goals as outlined in United Rehab Policy and Procedure manualAppropriate and timely communication of patient status to members of the Interdisciplinary treatment teamAppropriate referrals to members of the Interdisciplinary treatment teamSupervision of all clinical activities of the Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant according to State Practice Acts.Provision of formal and informal feedback to Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant according to State Practice Acts.Supervision of Rehab AideOrders and/or assists in obtaining patient equipment and/or supplies to attain patient-related therapeutic goals.May modify equipment, appliances and/or splints to meet patient-related therapeutic goalsParticipates in conducting in-services to rehab and/or center staff regarding Physical Therapy interventions.Submits billing, payroll, and expense documentation in a correct and timely manner.
Essential Administrative Functions:Participate in center/agency surveys (Licensure / JCAHO) and any subsequently required reports.Attend and participate in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changes in your field as well as to maintain current license/certification, as required.Attend and participate in mandatory in-services.Honor patients/residents’ rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints.Comply with corporate compliance program.Report job-related functions/tasks that involve occupational hazards including exposure to blood and body fluids and others as necessary.Follow established safety regulations, to include fire protection & prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc.Follow established safety procedures when performing tasks and/or working with equipment.Perform other related duties as necessary and as directed by supervisor.
Licensure/Certification/Education Requirements:Graduate of CAPTE accredited school. If foreign trained, the program must be deemed substantially equivalent to a Physical Therapist entry level education in the U.S. by a credentials evaluation organization approved by the APTA.Valid license or eligibility in the State of practiceOther Training, Skills, and Experience Requirements:Previous experience in long term care preferable.Must be able to speak, read, and write the English languageThe ideal candidate will have at least one-year work experience treating the adult population.
For immediate consideration, please contact Recruiter, JD Miller at 704-456-5190 or firstname.lastname@example.orgPruittHealth, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.