Nov 24, 2020

PT Assistant - Wisteria

  • Ensign Therapy
  • Abilene, TX, USA

Job Description

Wisteria Place in Abilene, TX, is a spacious and beautiful campus housing Assisted Living, Independent Living and Skilled Inpatient Rehab facilities. We currently seek a full time PTA to join our great in-house therapy team. In return for your passion and clinical expertise, we will offer you a stable in-house therapy program where you will be respected and valued as a clinician, highly competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes generous paid time off and paid continuing education.    Wisteria Place receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 200 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. Help us build something great and share in the Ensign experience with these in-house facility teams where our core values of  ownership, passion for learning, loving one another, and celebration are evident every day. Be sure to ask us about facility specific specialty programs like Heart PARC, Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Alter G, Big & Loud, and opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career.    Duties:   Treat patients as directed by the Physical Therapist and adhere to facility documentation guidelines.  Record treatments given and progress notes in medical record.  Assist in maintaining department.  Participate in Patient Care and Rehabilitation Conferences.  Assist with cleaning and maintenance of treatment area.  Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans.  Participate in in service training programs for other staff in the facility.  Record treatment charges per the facility policy and procedures.  Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance program.   Experience/Qualifications: Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant  This position is open to PTAs at all experience levels.   Desired Skills:   Exhibits a sincere desire to help patients and residents in their rehabilitation process Superior interpersonal communication skills Strong writing skills required for documentation of the care you provide Exhibits knowledge and understanding of therapy practice Possesses and conveys high degree of credibility and integrity Enjoys team cohesion, is a team player, has a positive attitude and a strong desire to make a constructive impact on organizational excellence Understands and accepts the unpredictable nature and needs of the therapy function in a busy rehab department    Wisteria Place is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.