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Physical Therapy Assistant

Ensign Therapy - Orem, UT
Position: Physical Therapy Assistant
Location: Orem, UT
Job Id: 2630-UT WK
# of Openings: 1




Physical Therapy Assistant or PT - PRN / Weekends

Orem Rehabilitation & Nursing Center - Orem, Utah

Salt Lake City Metro


About the Opportunity:

Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center needs YOU to help us expand our excellent in-house therapy programs! We are seeking a PTA or PT to join our passionate and dynamic in house therapy team and help us with weekend coverage. Enjoy a fully renovated facility with a 3000 square foot therapy gym, indoor pool, aquatic therapy program and state of the art equipment. We see a diverse and interesting adult patient population with a wide variety of diagnoses. We seek a great clinician who is interested in implementing programs and providing excellent therapy services to our patients. In return, we can offer a work environment where you will be respected and valued as a clinician along with competitive compensation and continuing career growth opportunities.

Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 100 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. Ensign culture has come to life in these facility teams and is evident in the ownership, passion, and celebration found in their departments every day. In addition, Ensign culture has fostered an environment where therapists have an unprecedented level of freedom to create and implement the programs that will best serve their patients and communities.



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 in service 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.



Requirements:

Although prior therapy experience is preferred, we place a high value on intelligence, drive and willingness to learn and grow, making this an excellent opportunity for an exceptional new graduate who is willing to work hard and make him or herself an indispensable member of our team. The right individual will be committed to providing the superior service levels that our patients and residents need and expect.

Experience/Qualifications:

Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant

New graduates are welcome

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



Orem Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.