PT Assistant - Olympia

Olympia
Olympia Washington
Full Time
 
Sunday thru Thursday OR Tues thru Saturday
Physical Therapy Assistant – Full Time
We are seeking a full time PTA to join the therapy department of our in-house team of healthcare professionals for a Sunday-Thursday  or Tuesday-Saturday schedule at Olympia Transitional Care, Olympia, WA.  We offer many opportunities to implement a variety of programs including, Cognitive Abilities, Big & Loud and others that you may have a particular interest in. In return for your skill and expertise, we can offer a highly competitive compensation package, a stable in-house team to work with, and many career growth opportunities with our expanding organization.
 

Olympia Transitional Care receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 200 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. We have been in-house with therapy for many years which gives us a significant edge going into the current payment model changes. Our therapy and nursing teams work collaboratively to ensure outstanding outcomes for our patients. While some companies are preparing for layoffs, we are gearing up for amazing rehab programs. Help us build something great and share in the Ensign experience with these in-house facility teams where our core values of  ownership, passion for learning, loving one another, and celebration are evident every day. Be sure to ask us about facility specific specialty programs like Heart PARC, Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Alter G, Big & Loud, and opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career.
 

Experience/Qualifications:
Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant 
This position is open to PTAs at all experience levels.
 
Duties: 
  • Treat patients as directed by the Physical Therapist and adhere to facility documentation guidelines
  • Record treatments given and progress notes in medical record
  • Assist in maintaining department
  • Participate in Patient Care and Rehabilitation Conferences
  • Assist with cleaning and maintenance of treatment area
  • Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans
  • Participate in training programs for other staff in the facility
  • Record treatment charges per the facility policy and procedures
  • Instruct patient’s families or nursing staff in maintenance program
Desired Skills: 
  • Exhibits a sincere desire to help patients and residents in their rehabilitation process 
  • Superior interpersonal communication skills 
  • Strong writing skills required for documentation of the care you provide 
  • Exhibits knowledge and understanding of therapy practice 
  • Possesses and conveys high degree of credibility and integrity 
  • Enjoys team cohesion, is a team player, has a positive attitude and a strong desire to make a constructive impact on organizational excellence 
  • Understands and accepts the unpredictable nature and needs of the therapy function in a busy rehab department 

Olympia Transitional Care is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Last updated 2021-10-14
 
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