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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - PRNBeachwood, Ohio

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Job # 440209 Date posted 07/29/2022

Description

University Hospitals Rehabilitation Hospital is proud to be recognized by Newsweek as one of America's Best Rehabilitation Hospitals in 2021!

UH Rehabilitation Hospital is a joint venture between University Hospitals and Kindred Healthcare, bringing together the expertise of both world-class organizations. Our goal is to restore lives, helping patients regain their independence so they can return home. Our 50-bed, state-of-the-art acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital is dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced a variety of conditions.

Job Specific:

  • 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.
  • Observes treatment affect, accomplishment of short and long term goals and recommends change to the supervising PT, if needed.
  • Demonstrates appropriate and effective written, verbal and non-verbal communication with team members through the continuum of care.
  • Completes timely and accurate documentation, including QI scoring, of patient treatment in the patient medical record as indicated
  • Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function of participation in rehabilitation; makes appropriate interventions to reduce pain after consulting with supervising OTR/L and makes appropriate physician contact as indicated.
  • When necessary, instructs care giver/family members in home exercise program as related to the patient’s functional and ambulatory status: discusses necessary equipment for the home situation.
  • Records daily charges within day of treatment
  • Writes progress notes in accordance with departmental policy.
  • Reports on patient’s status at team and family conferences when necessary.  (Team conferences should be attended by the supervising PT and with the PTA in attendance.)
  • May transport patients/equipment to/from therapy gym.
  • Utilizes specialized equipment, testing procedures and/or advanced treatment techniques with appropriate competency

Qualifications

  • Current state licensure as a Physical Therapy Assistant.
  • Previousexperience in the care of patients preferred.
  • Current BLS/CPR.
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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate caregivers and team members are proud to lead the way. If you are interested in joining our team, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care and outstanding service in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

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