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Physical Therapist Assistant -Full Time- Elk City $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS!

Elk City, Oklahoma
Job #: 413552

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Our Physical Therapists love to learn, collaborate and grow as a team. But more than anything else, they love to see patients getting better. In this role, you will evaluate a patient's condition, then develop and execute a treatment plan to help regain movement, reduce pain and restore them to prior levels of function. Join us and add your talents to a positive, fun work environment that embraces individuality, celebrates teamwork, and puts kindness, respect, caring and compassion above all else.

Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Physical Therapist at Kindred? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Productive
  • Flexible
  • Efficient
  • Detail-oriented
  • Results-driven
  • Responsible

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I love that I’m able to learn from other therapists with more experience and have them mentor me and guide me through, developing my skills.

– Jared, PT, Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Worth

A View of Kindred


  • Healthcare

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

  • 401(k) Plan

    Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

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

  • Wellness Program

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

  • Community

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

  • Benefits and 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.

  • Professional Choice Account

    Free money is set aside for all therapists to help with education, training, and uniforms.

Job Details



The LPTA monitors effectiveness of the treatment plan, and recommends needed changes. The LPTA serves as a liaison between the patient and the Interdisciplinary Team. The LPTA and nursing staff work as a team in association with the patient's attending physician, patient's Physical Therapist, and other members of the interdisciplinary team to provide timely, safe, and cost effective therapy.  These tasks are carried out according to hospital policy, hospital mission, Performance Improvement plan and the policies of Physical Therapy Services.

Reporting Relationships

Reports to Manager of Rehabilitation Services.


Knowledge and Ability

The Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant utilizes necessary physical therapy modalities to deliver care to the young adult through geriatric patient population. The LPTA demonstrates good clinical judgment and is com0petent in the field of physical therapy. Provides care under the supervision of licensed staff.


Associates degree from a Physical Therapy program. Current Licensure as required by the state is required. Communication skills necessary. Current BLS is required. One year acute care experience is preferred.

Physical Requirements

Good general health and stress coping ability. Full mobility and ability to participate in normal activity. Demonstrates ability to speak and hear to communicate with patients, physicians, hospital personnel and the public. Near vision acuity for accurate reading and ability to inspect and analyze work. Able to lift up to thirty (30) pounds. Able to bend, stoop and stretch with minimal physical limitation.

OSHA Task Category

The normal procedure involves potential exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue. Universal Precautions with patients should be adhered to in the unlikely event of accidental exposure with ready access to first aid. Protective devices should be worn by the employee when performing tasks that may cause exposure.

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