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Physical Therapy Assistant - PTA - full-time - Erie - PA

Erie, Pennsylvania
Job #: 397562
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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

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Benefits

  • 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.

  • Professional Choice Account

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

Job Details


Description

Kindred Rehabilitation Services provides recruiting management services for several of its customers.  Positions at customer facilities, such as this position for Guardian Rehabilitation, are filled directly by the customer.

Guardian Rehab is dedicated to personal and professional excellence.  They offer the very best in state-of-the-art rehabilitation programs.  Their therapy teams have made the difference in the lives of residents and patients, and their recovery process.  Their therapists take a caring and sincere approach with each patient to ensure progressive improvement and success with their rehabilitation program.

At Guardian, providing support is their top priority.  They understand that a positive attitude will enhance patient outcomes, which is why they emphasize team growth and development.  Guardian’s leadership team, experience, skills and management create an atmosphere to enhance your personal achievement and career goals.

At Guardian, they will be there every step of the way, committed to providing support and mentoring so that their therapists can be their very best!

We welcome you to join their team and build a career with Guardian.

Responsibilities

  • Communicate resident progress or problems to supervisor and other team members; assist with resident scheduling and post charges daily to resident records. Document resident care in accordance with Guardian, regulatory, licensing, payer and accrediting requirements.
  • Instruct resident's family or nursing staff in follow-through programs.
  • Maintain equipment and work area in a safe and clean condition.
  • Make presentations to support marketing efforts, at team conferences and in-services.
  • Handle job responsibilities in accordance with the Company's Code of Business Conduct, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, appropriate professional standard and applicable state/federal laws.


              Qualifications

              • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program culminating in an associate;s degree.
              • Current and valid state PTA license or equivalent in the states where services are rendered.
              • CPR certification (when required).