Physical Therapist Assistant
Crittenden Community Hospital has an immediate opening for Full-time Physical Therapist Assistant.
Carries out physical therapy plan of treatment for the following age groups: neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric as directed by the physical therapist and participates as an active member of facilitys rehabilitation team.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1.Provides treatment to clients as directed by the physical therapist.
2.Record treatments given in medical record.
3.Instruct clients and families in home programs.
4.Communicate with supervisor and other interdisciplinary team members regarding clients progress, problems and plans.
5.Participate in client care conferences and weekly rehabilitation meetings.
6.Participate in facility in-service training programs.
7.Assist with cleaning and maintenance of treatment area and department.
8.Protects facility operations by keeping information confidential.
9.Records daily treatment charges per corporate policy and procedure.
10.Protects clients and associate by adhering to infection control policies and protocols.
11.Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with facility and department procedure rules and regulations.
12.Adheres to JCAHO standards.
13.Promotes and participates in performance improvement activities.
14.Supports the corporate mission: to provide quality, cost-effective healthcare in a positive and productive work environment.
15.Adheres to the corporate values: respect, quality service, teamwork, simplicity, and creativity.
16.Must attend all mandatory meetings.
17.Complies with all applicable state and federal laws and conducts job activities in an ethical manner as outlined in Crittenden Health Systems policies and procedures and in accordance with the standards and practices stipulated in the Corp. Compliance Plan.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION, TRAINING OR EXPERIENCE:
1.Graduate of an Accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program with an Associate Degree in Applied Science.
2.Licensed with the State of Kentucky to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant.
3.Successfully completes the corporate general orientation and also department specific orientation including job competency.
4.Must possess good communication skills and be able to relate professionally and positively to client, client family members, and facility staff.
5.Must meet all local health regulations and pass post-employment physical exam if required.
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Day
Crittenden Community Hospital
520 West Gum Street
Marion, KY 42064
Crittenden Community Hospital, immediate opening, PRN, Physical Therapist Assistant