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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) PRN

Company: Longview Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Longview
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Description
A career at Longview Rehabilitation Hospital, a state-of-the-art, 36-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital owned and operated exclusively by Lifepoint Rehabilitation, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in Gregg County who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Longview area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!

Medical, Dental, & Vision plans
Health Savings Account (with Company Contribution)
Flexible Spending Account (Health Care and Dependent Care)
Life Insurance / AD&D options
Basic Life / AD&D - 1x annual salary ER paid
Supplemental EE Life & AD&D - employee paid
Supplemental Dependent Life & AD&D for spouse and children
Short and Long Term Disability plans - ER paid
Voluntary benefits -
Accident, Hospitalization and Critical illness
Identity Theft
Legal Services
Lifepoint Health 401k Plan
New competitive pay rates
Various shift availabilities
Tuition assistance/reimbursement
Low nurse-to-patient ratios
Low therapist-to-patient ratios
Expansive benefit package
Professional development and advancement opportunities
Targeted approach to career development
Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities
Superior quality patient outcomes
Supportive leadership and culture
CEU Support
State-of-the-art equipment

What you will do in this role:

Under guidance of supervising PT: Acquires pertinent information and implements comprehensive program using varied techniques and treatment activities; reviews and modifies treatment in response to changing patient needs; identifies equipment and discharge needs
Is aware of patient injury/diagnosis and takes all necessary precautions for observing indications and contradictions
Assists the patient in the preparation for treatment/modality as necessary
Provides treatment to diverse diagnostic populations and completes supporting documentation according to hospital policy and State Practice Act
-Communicates collaborates with support personnel regarding treatment orders as directed by the supervising PT
Applies the physical agents, therapeutic exercises or gait-training activates as outlined by the licensed PT, in the patient POC. - Progresses patients in an appropriate manner when deemed necessary by the PT
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications

Current state licensure as a Physical Therapy Assistant
Previous experience in the care of patients preferred
Current BLS/CPR

Longview Rehabilitation Hospital strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.

Keywords: Longview Rehabilitation Hospital, Longview , Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) PRN, Healthcare , Longview, Texas

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