Oct 20, 2020
Fort Dodge, IA 50501, USA
Fort Dodge Health and Rehabilitation is seeking a full time PTA to join our fun and hard working in-house therapy team. We are a busy skilled nursing facility and a strong community partner working to provide excellent care and expand services to the neighboring communities. We are proud of our facility and grounds as well as our well-equipped gym, ADL spaces and programs in orthopedics, cardio pulmonary wellness, stroke/neuro rehab and more. In return for your clinical knowledge and professional passion, we can offer you a highly competitive hourly rate, comprehensive benefits, paid CEUs, a great in-house team of therapists to work with and many career growth options.
We have been in-house with therapy for many years which gives us a significant edge going into the current payment model changes. Our therapy and nursing teams work collaboratively to ensure outstanding outcomes for our patients. While some companies are preparing for layoffs, we are gearing up for amazing rehab programs!
Fort Dodge Health and Rehabilitation 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.
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 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
Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant
This position is open to therapists at all experience levels
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
We are 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.