Apr 10, 2021

PT Assistant - Catalina

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Tucson, AZ, USA

Job Description

Catalina Healthcare Center in Tucson, AZ, is seeking a PRN PTA to join our great therapy team. We areaa remodeled skilled nursing facility in Tucson with a fast paced in-house therapy program. We are proud of our beautiful facility and grounds as well as our spacious and well equipped gym that includes an AlterG treadmill and many excellent programs. We see an adult and geriatric caseload with a diverse mix of orthopedic and neurological conditions and a high percentage of our patients are able to return to home at their prior level of function. In return for your professional passion and clinical expertise, we can offer you a work environment where you will be valued and respected as a therapist; the autonomy to create and implement programs that will maximize your patients' potential; competitive compensation and many professional development opportunities.
Catalina 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. 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.
  • 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
Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant
This position is open to PTAs at all experience levels.
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
We are 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.