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Physical Therapy Assistant - PTA - Part-Time

Company: Symbria
Location: Worcester
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Job Description:

Overview Symbria is has a part-time opportunity for a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) to the Rehabilitation Team at Odds Fellows Home, a 100 bed Skill Nursing Facility (SNF) in Worcester, MA. As a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), you will be responsible for the administration of treatment program outlined by the licensed physical therapist, participate as a member of the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team in a post-acute rehabilitation environment. For more than 20 years, Symbria has been providing an outstanding work environment for talented employees to deliver patient-centered care to the geriatric population in senior-living and post-acute settings. Responsibilities

  • Obtain necessary background information from assigned patient's chart.
  • Assist supervising Physical Therapist in obtaining specific evaluation data within areas of established expertise.
  • Seeks assistance from supervising Physical Therapist to obtain evaluation data outside of Physical Therapy Assistant experience.
  • Establish appropriate short and long-term goals within areas of treatment expertise for assigned patients, and select and adapt treatment techniques to meet established goals and meet individual patient needs.
  • Discuss treatment plan with patient and family as indicated.
  • Complete all required clinical and billing documentation as indicated and submit in a timely manner.
  • Administer the prescribed physical therapy program to restore and maintain maximum function and prevent disability. The following modalities may be used for this purpose:
    • Therapeutic exercises and activity for lower extremity function.
    • Therapeutic exercises and activity for strengthening and balance.
    • Exercises and activity to improve coordination.
    • Instructions in self-care, including transfers, bed mobility and ambulation.
    • Education in body mechanics, work simplification and joint protection.
      • Maintain productivity standards.
      • Full utilization of technology provided to document and enhance client care. Work Schedule
        • Work schedules vary at each client location, and on occasion, you may be scheduled to work at any other Symbria Rehab client community, provided the other community is within a reasonable traveling distance. Qualifications
          • Graduate of an accredited school for Physical Therapy Assistants and a valid registered license for the state in which employed.
          • Acute care, long-term care and/or rehabilitation experience preferred, not required.
          • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, and basic math skills.
          • Effective interpersonal skills with strong focus on customer service. Why work at Symbria?
            • 100% employee-owned company through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, also known as an ESOP. You, along with your co-workers, have an ownership stake in this company!
            • Competitive compensation
            • ESOP retirement plan
            • 401(k) & Roth 401(k) plans
            • Employee Assistance Program
            • Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long term disability, flexible spending accounts (FSA), Paid Time Off (PTO) and Yearly Tuition Reimbursement. EOE

Keywords: Symbria, Worcester , Physical Therapy Assistant - PTA - Part-Time, Healthcare , Worcester, Massachusetts

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