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Physical Therapist Assistant- Per Diem

Company: Select Physical Therapy
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewPhysical Therapist Assistant-Per DiemMust be a licensed PTANew grads welcome to apply -Starting hourly rate for PTA- Physical Therapist Assistant- $25.00/hrSign on Bonus 2k- and up to 8k reimbursement for loans! -2 full time PTs, 1 PSS, 1 Rehab Aide. Patient population is largely orthopedic, post-surgical, total joint replacements after transition from home care PT. Clinic is directly adjacent to Orthopedic Surgical Partners/Ortho Urgent Care that we have a great relationship with for referrals. -Clinic is open until 7p- PTA hours needed- MWF 2pm to 7pm - No weekends!! -Clinic LocationSelect Physical TherapyFairfield II CT1055 Post RoadFairfield, -Connecticut -06824 -Unique Location/Job Details: - This is a diverse orthopedic practice that sees a diverse patient mix from pediatric to geriatric. - - - -Select Physical Therapy is part of the Select Medical Outpatient Division, a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation. Throughout the country, the Select Medical family of brands includes Banner Physical Therapy, Select Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT), Saco Bay Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Champion Sports Medicine, Rehab Associates, NovaCare and Select Kids Pediatric Therapy, Emory Rehabilitation Outpatient Center, Kessler Rehabilitation Center, SSM Health Physical Therapy and Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation Outpatient Therapy. - Together, these brands comprise a national network of almost 1900 centers in 39 states and the District of Columbia. The centers offer a wide range of general physical therapy services such as hand therapy, sports medicine and work injury prevention and management. Throughout the country, we also provide physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools and serve as the exclusive physical rehabilitation provider to several major U.S. corporations. #ACNResponsibilities

  • Responsible for patient care under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist as mandated by State Practice Act.
  • Possesses training and education which allows him/her to assist the Physical Therapist in carrying out prescribed treatment program.
  • Implements, with minimal supervision, high quality physical therapy services for patients, caregivers and facilities in accordance with the principals and practices of physical therapy and with Select Medical policies and procedures.
  • Develops treatment plans, supervises assistants and aides, contributes to case management, and provides quality patient care.
  • Maintains positive level of interaction with facilities and clients. Enhances and expands client relations with facilities and their staff.QualificationsPhysical Requirements:
    • Ability to lift patients using biomedical techniques frequently throughout the course of a work day/shift; must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds of weight alone.
    • Ability to walk, bend, stand, and reach constantly during a work day/shift.
    • Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to maintain accurate records, recognize people, and understand written direction.
    • Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions.
    • Ability to push wheeled equipment throughout the facility and in the community.
    • Fine motor skills adequate for scheduling and preparing patients, equipment, and supplies for treatment.
    • Ability to participate in sustained activities for many hours in duration in accordance with state labor laws. -Required Credentials:
      • A valid state license (where applicable), registration or certification as a Physical Therapist Assistant upon graduation from an approved curriculum for Physical Therapist Assistants, and having passed a national examination for Physical Therapist Assistants certified by the CAPTE.
      • State license and/or certification must be valid in the state in which the individual will practice.
      • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification Additional DataSelect Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Keywords: Select Physical Therapy, Fairfield , Physical Therapist Assistant- Per Diem, Healthcare , Fairfield, Connecticut

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