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Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA

Company: UT Health Henderson
Location: Henderson
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Overview

Join our team as a day shift, full-time, Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) in Henderson, TX. -Fulfilling your purpose begins here: -People First, Always. Here's how we take care of our people: -

  • Medical, vision, dental health insurance, health savings account / flexible spending, competitive pay, paid time off, 401k retirement plan with company match, employee assistance program and more. -Your team is bigger than your department: -
    • UT Health Henderson features 41 operational beds, a 24-hour ED, designated as a Level IV trauma center and Level III stroke center with surgical suites, advanced diagnostic technology, a maternity unit, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and an AASM-accredited sleep center.
    • We believe healthcare is a team sport and every player has something to contribute. We show compassion, celebrate differences and treat one another with respect. -
      Responsibilities

      • The Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant shall be responsible for providing, under the direction of licensed Physical Therapist, a full range of age appropriate therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the position's qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards.
      • Provides age appropriate treatment according to established goals on the treatment plan and assists the supervising Physical Therapist in reassessing patient's functional status when goals are met or there is a change in patient's condition.
      • Instructs/educates patients/families in appropriate activities, home programs and referral to community resources utilizing both verbal and written programs.
      • Documents progress in the medical record and maintains patient records as required.
      • Communicates with patients, families and all health care professionals required to provide comprehensive interdisciplinary care.
      • Maintains skills and knowledge through training and continuing education to provide expected standards of care.
      • Participates in internal and external activities designed to promote awareness of rehabilitation and other health related subjects. -
        Qualifications

        Job Requirements: -
        • Graduate of a PTO approved Associates degree program
        • Current professional license active and valid in the State of Texas.
        • 3-5 years experience preferred in acute or outpatient setting

Keywords: UT Health Henderson, Longview , Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA, Healthcare , Henderson, Texas

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