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Physical Therapy Asst - Inpatient Rehab & Med-Surg

The Woodlands, Texas
Job ID: 375257
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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

 Full Time PTA

 

 

 

St. Luke's Medical Center - The Woodlands, TX

 

 

  • Split setting:   Inpatient Rehab Unit & Med-Surg
  • Schedule:   Monday - Friday & 2 Saturday coverage days per month required

 

 

What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our therapists answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.

 

Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our therapists provide compassionate rehabilitation care and deliver exceptional patient experiences, meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life. The goal of inpatient rehabilitation is to help your patients live as independently as possible through specialized treatment programs.

 

Our care is designed specifically to help patients who have been impaired by an injury or illness such as a stroke, orthopedic or other neurological conditions. All of our rehabilitation hospitals feature care provided by an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team committed to helping patients progress to recovery. Our care is designed to help patients improve abilities and return to a more normal life.

 

As a Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA you will:

  • Work in a team where you will provide quality, compassionate care in a secure setting.
  • Under the supervision of the Physical Therapist, you will implement the patient's Care Plan for rehabilitation. Help mentally and/or physically impaired patients to participate in tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance their performance.
  • Communicate patient progress or problems to supervisor and other team members; assist with patient scheduling and post charges daily to patient records.
  • Document patient care in accordance with Peoplefirst, regulatory, licensing, payer and accrediting requirements.
  • Instruct patient'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

As a Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA you will have:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA program culminating in an Associate Degree.
  • Current state licensure as Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA or equivalent in the states where services are rendered.
  • CPR certification (when required)

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