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Physical Therapy Assistant

Company: Marian Regional Medical Center
Location: Santa Maria
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Dignity Health Home Health services provide comprehensive care for patients who have recently been discharged from the hospital or homebound individuals needing professional nursing and/or rehabilitative care. -Our services and specialties include: -Chronic Disease Programs and Specialty Care, -Largest Rehabilitation Team on the Central Coast, -Largest Wound Care Team on the Central Coast, -Maternal and Infant Services, -Medical Social Workers, -Nutritional Counseling, -Pediatric & Neonatal Care & -Skilled Nursing. -. - - -Dignity Health Home Health Services, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is a dedicated team of home care and hospice professionals serving the people of San Luis Obispo County to Northern Santa Barbara County. We are a -Medicare-certified, -state-licensed agency -that earned deemed-status accreditation by the Joint Commission. - - - -Our Home Health care involves a team-oriented approach to expert medical care, symptom and pain management, and emotional and spiritual support expressly tailored to the patient's needs. - Our primary goal is to fulfill our patient's wishes and to support their families and caregivers. We are seeking experienced Physical Therapy Assistants to join our team. Come join our team, grow your skills, and be part of an integrated continuum of care for patients and families. - -The environment changes daily from home to home and comes with a high degree of autonomy and flexibility. Our clinical teams thrive in this environment and genuinely enjoy getting to know the people in their towns. -We care about our employees' well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance. -We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft -Adoption AssistanceFree Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adultsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO) -Tuition Assistance for career growth and developmentRetirement ProgramsWellness Programs

Responsibilities:
About this positionIn keeping with the Marian Regional Medical Center health care philosophy, the Certified Physical Therapist Assistant performs all phases of physical therapy treatment and documentation; performs other tasks as assigned related to quality of care and effective department function. Under the guidance and direction of a Physical Therapist: participates in the treatment program planning; administering therapy modalities, procedures and tests; documentes accurate patient records and progress notes; maintaines appropriate oral or written contact with the supervising PT, co workers, and the public. Ensures a safe work environment by being alert for unsafe conditions in the home and gives appropriate instructions for their correction; Assists Physical Therapy Supervisor with Q.I. as required. Performs other related duties such as participating in departmental functions and activities as required, including in-service education and clerical and other tasks relevant to effective department function as necessary. - -#hellotherapy

Qualifications:
Minimum Requirements:One (1) Year Acute Care or SNF experience within the last 5 years required.Graduate of accredited physical therapy assistant programLicensed as a Physical Therapy Assistant in the State of California. (LIC PTA)California Drivers License (CA DL)Liability InsuranceCurrent CPR through American Heart Association (CT CPRBLS)Special Skills:Effective oral and written communication skills, clearly, concisely, accurately. Possesses good interpersonal skills.Demonstrates basic knowledge of the principles, techniques and procedures within the scope of their practice as Licensed Physical Therapist Assistants.Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently.Demonstrates ability to function in a team environment, collaborating with other patient-care team members, physicians, patient, and their families.Ability to teach techniques and procedures of physical therapy to patients and their family. Able to work with minimal supervision.#hellotherapy

Keywords: Marian Regional Medical Center, Santa Maria , Physical Therapy Assistant, Other , Santa Maria, California

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