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Physical Therapy Assistant-Ss, Skilled Nursing Unit, St Joseph Hospital, Chicago
Chicago , IL 60657
Posted 3 months ago
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Requisition Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate * Serve as a liaison to patients, families, support departments, etc., to adequately plan for patient needs * Possess the ability to make independent decisions using good judgement and reasoning skills when circumstances warrant such action * Knowledgeable of rehab practices and procedures, as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing rehab functions in the long-term care facility * Possess willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel * Ability to implement the company policies, programs, goals, objectives, including the procedures of the Rehab department * Ability to assist in the evacuation of patients * Exercise good body mechanics at all times * Ability to follow physical therapy treatment plans for patients under direction of the supervising PT* Ability to document therapy treatment accurately and timely. * Ability to utilize therapy software and equipment appropriately and accurately * Ability to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment * Ability to communicate and function in an interdisciplinary teamThis document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Must possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skillsEducation and/or Experience* Must be a graduate of an accredited program in physical therapy assisting. Associate's Degree Required. * One year's experience in long-term care or related setting preferred * Certified Clinical Instructor preferredComputer SkillsPC proficient (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)Certificates, Licenses, Registrations* Must be currently registered/ licensed in applicable state. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment * Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.Business Unit: PLC Senior ServicesCOMPANY OVERVIEW:EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/DisabilityNearest Major Market: ChicagoJob Segment: Physical Therapy Assistant, Rehabilitation, Clinic, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Healthcare
Presence St Joseph ChicagoLocation Address:2900 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60657 United States (US)Daily Hours: 8Standard Hours: 0Employment Status: PRN / RegistryEmployment Type: RegularShift: RotatingFLSA: NSUMMARYProvides direct rehab care in physical therapy to patients upon physician referral and under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist (PT) in accordance with all laws, regulations, and standards.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*