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Physical Therapist Assistant - PTA

Company: Cornerstone Healthcare Group
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Job Description:

About Us

Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was founded in 1990 and provides excellent healthcare services to our patients, residents and their families.

We pride ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and commitment to excellence. We treat each employee, patient and resident like we would a member of our own family, and measure our success by the direct impact we have on improving the quality of life for our employees, patients and residents. Join us and Make a Difference in the lives of the patients and families we serve everyday.

Responsibilities:

The Physical Therapist Assistant performs components of physical therapy procedures and related tasks under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist and in accordance with practices of physical therapy with a patient population ranges in age from 18 years to geriatric experiencing medically complex conditions and/or medical surgical conditions requiring rehabilitation and/or wound care needs.

The Physical Therapist Assistant duties include:

Assisting in screeening and evualtion of all patients
Implementing treatment for all assigned patients
Delivering treatment according to the established treatment plan
Accurately documenting progress toward objective and communicating patient status and needs to patient, family and staff
Compliant with infection control procedures and environmental safety protocol within the facility
Maintain confidentiality of facility and patient information
Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to project a professional image.
Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements.
Knowledge and experience in the needs of patients ranging in age from 18 to geriatric.
Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in job situations.
Strong organizational and analytical skills; excellent writing and speaking skills.
Working knowledge of personal computer and software applications used in job functions (Word processing, graphics, databases, spreadsheets, etc.)
Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in this position.
Freedom from illegal use of drugs.
Freedom from use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.

Education and/or Experience:

Graduate of an accredited school for Physical Therapist Assistant program.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Current license for Physical Therapist Assistant in state of employment.
Must maintain current Provider CPR certification throughout employment.

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