Apr 10, 2021

PT Assistant - Gateway

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Pocatello, ID, USA
Full Time

Job Description

Gateway Transitional Care is a busy skilled rehab facility with both outpatient and inpatient programs. We are growing and currently seek a full time Physical Therapy Assistant to join our in-house team. We are proud of our aquatic therapy program, spacious and well equipped therapy gym, and outstanding facility staff. We are offering a flexible schedule with required rotating weekends, a fun and highly qualified in-house therapy team to work with competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, continuing education opportunities and an environment where you will feel valued and appreciated as a therapist.
Gateway 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. 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.
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
Experience/Qualifications:
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
Gateway 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.