Aug 02, 2021

Physical Therapy Assistant - Hobbs, NM - *Full-Time - Days*

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenant Health
  • Hobbs, NM, USA

Job Description

Covenant Health is seeking a full time, day shift Physical Therapist Assistant with the Physical Therapy LRMC Department at Covenant Health System.

Job Summary:

Implements individual patient treatment plans under the direction and supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist according to the principles and practices of Physical Therapy. Requires direct supervision.

Essential Functions:

  • Adheres to the rules regarding standards of practice on ethics according to APTA guidelines and practice act.
  • Communicates effectively with patients, families and the health care team.
  • Implements the treatment plan and performs direct patient care accurately as designed by the physical therapist.
  • Collaborates with staff physical therapist to reassess patient and periodically revise problem areas, goals and treatment plan.
  • Documents appropriate and accurate information in a timely manner.
  • Provides guidance/supervision of aides, volunteers and students.
  • Enhances professional development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • Graduation from an accredited physical therapist assistant program.

License/Certification:

  • Texas licensure and/or eligible for Texas licensure

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience :

  • 1 year of Experience in rehabilitation.

Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center - CMC

Covenant Children’s

Covenant Specialty

Covenant Plainview - PLV

Covenant Levelland - LVL

Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock)

Covenant Medical Group (CMG)

Covenant Health Partners

Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.

Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Req ID: R333511