Intermountain Healthcare PRN Physical Therapist Assistant-St George Regional Hospital in St George, Utah
The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) provides assistance to the physical therapist in developing and implementing physical therapy treatment, procedures, and related activities for direct patient care.
Assists in the daily operational functions and protocols of Physical Therapy services under the direction of a licensed Physical Therapist. If working in the pool at TOSH: Life Guard certification is required within 45 days of hire/transfer into that role.
Provides appropriate and competent care to patients as per standards of practice, physician protocols and physical therapist direction in the ongoing established patient care plan; communicating patient assessment, progress, and concerns with a Physical Therapist.
Completes all required documentation on each patient screened in a timely and efficient manner and abides by all established policies/procedures consistent with facility/agency standards.
Effectively communicates with patients and families regarding treatment plans, goals, plan of care, safety procedures, and any additional educational issues.
Performs other duties delegated by Physical Therapist appropriate for position and license that may include tracking and monitoring statistical and productivity logs.
Monitors all departmental equipment and supplies. Recommends any deficiencies to the Physical Therapist.
May participate in various daily operational/office responsibilities within the department such as orientation, training, assisting with students, patient billing, scheduling, and answering phones.
Actively participates in quality assurance activities as directed.
Current State Physical Therapist Assistant License
Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers.
Graduate from an accredited program for physical therapists assistant program.
Basic computer skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with experience developing a positive rapport with patients and team members.
One year of physical therapy assistant experience with skill sets and experience with target population in job setting.
Carrying, Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Pulling/Pushing, Seeing, Speaking, Squatting/Kneeling, Standing, Sitting, and Walking.
St George Regional Hospital
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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