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Physical Therapy Assistant

$28.00 – $30.00 hourly

Nava Healthcare Recruiting

Last Updated: 7/21/24

Job Description

Position: Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Location: Skilled Nursing Facility, Phenix City, AL

Type: Full-Time

About Us:

Our Skilled Nursing Facility in Phenix City, Alabama, provides a range of healthcare services to residents, including rehabilitation, nursing care, and long-term care. We pride ourselves on a patient-centered approach, focusing on individualized treatment plans to help our residents achieve their highest level of independence. Our team is committed to creating an environment that promotes professional growth and a high standard of care.

Position Overview:

The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) will work under the direction and supervision of licensed Physical Therapists to provide rehabilitative services to residents with mobility issues, injuries, or illnesses. The PTA will assist in the execution of treatment plans to improve patient function, promote healing, and facilitate a higher quality of life. This role requires a dedicated, patient-focused professional who is capable of providing compassionate care and accurate documentation of patient progress.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist Physical Therapists in implementing treatment plans based on patient needs and goals.
  • Conduct therapeutic exercises and use equipment to alleviate symptoms and improve residents' functionality.
  • Monitor and document patients' responses to treatment and report significant changes to the supervising Physical Therapist.
  • Educate patients and their families on post-treatment care and exercises to ensure a successful recovery.
  • Maintain a clean and safe therapy environment by adhering to facility protocols and industry standards.
  • Participate in team meetings and contribute to the planning and evaluation of patient care.

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree from an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program.
  • Current Alabama state license as a Physical Therapist Assistant or eligibility to obtain licensure.
  • Prior experience in a skilled nursing or rehabilitation facility is preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, families, and team members.
  • A compassionate approach to patient care with a commitment to ethical practice.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary reflective of experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution.
  • Paid time off, including vacation days, sick days, and holidays.
  • Opportunities for professional development and continuing education.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume and a cover letter detailing their qualifications and interest in the position via [contact method]. The selection process will include an interview and may require a practical skills assessment.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our facility. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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