Valley West is hiring! Looking to add a FULL TIME or PRN PTA to our amazing team here in Eugene!
Position Summary:
The PTA - Physical Therapy Assistant provides direct rehab care in physical therapy to patients upon physician referral under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist (PT) in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.
Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:
* Graduate of an accredited program in physical therapy (ASPT)
* Currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment.
* One (1) year experience in post acute care or related setting preferred
* CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.
Specific Job Requirements:
* Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate
* Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and e mail
* Liaisons with patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs
* Demonstrate good body mechanics at all times
* Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
* Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
* Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
* Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation
* Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
* Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
* Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
* Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training
Essential Functions:
* Follow physical therapy treatment plans for patients under direction of the supervising PT
* Chart appropriately and timely
* Utilize therapy software appropriately and accurately
* Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
* Assist in the evacuation of patients
* Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
* Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
* Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
* Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
* Read, write, speak, and understand the English language
An Equal Opportunity Employer