PruittHealth Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) – PRN Weekend Elberton, GA in Elberton, Georgia

Category : Health Care Center

Location/City : GA - Elberton

Id : 24363

Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) â PRN â Weekend Shift â Servicing with PruittHealth Therapy Services and PruittHealth - Elberton, GA. Offering Competitive Salaries and Generous Benefit package.At PruittHealth, Committed to Caring isn't simply a tagline, it's the way we do business and it's ingrained in our culture. At PruittHealth, we don't hire employees â we welcome partners.Since its inception in 1969, PruittHealth has been a family-owned innovative organization committed to providing exceptional care across a wide spectrum of services including: skilled nursing care, assisted & independent living, home health care, end-of-life hospice care, rehabilitation, pharmacy/infusion services and more.Today, the organization is the 14th largest skilled nursing provider in the United States, spans across the Southeast, touches 170 communities, cares for 24,000 patients daily, and is driven by 16,000 passionate partners.

Job Description:

To provide physical therapy treatment to all patients referred by the Physical Therapist according to the Plan of Care established by the Physical Therapist. To maintain effective communication with the PT, center staff, patient, families and other customers.Essential Skill/Knowledge Functions: Assists in the execution of treatments to patients as prescribed by the evaluating therapist and physician Assists Physical Therapist in the compilation of the Plan of Care, according to State Practice Acts Provides documentation as required by regulatory agencies and fiscal intermediaries in a timely and clinically meaningful manner. Communicates patient status and program needs to supervising Physical Therapist timely Assists in educating health care center staff regarding patient status, therapy interventions, and other Physical Therapy services Submits billing, payroll and other expense documentation correctly and in a timely manner Attends patient care team conferences and other meetings as requested Knowledgeable of individual State Practice Acts as relates to supervision by Physical TherapistEssential Administrative Functions: Participate in center/agency surveys (Licensure / JCAHO) and any subsequently required reports. Attend and participate in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changes in your field as well as to maintain current license/certification, as required. Attend and participate in mandatory ins-ervices. Honor patients/residents' rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints. Comply with corporate compliance program. Report job-related functions/tasks that involve occupational hazards including exposure to blood and body fluids and others as necessary. Follow established safety regulations, to include fire protection & prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc. Follow established safety procedures when performing tasks and/or working with equipment. Perform other related duties as necessary and as directed by supervisor.

Licensure/Certification/Education Requirements: Valid professional license in State where practicing. Graduate of a CAPTE accredited educational program. If foreign trained, graduate from an education program determined to be substantially equivalent to physical therapy assistant entry level education in the U.S. by a credentials evaluation organization approved by the APTA Freedom from illegal drug use. Freedom from use and effects of drugs and alcohol in the workplace. Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting or mistreating individual in a health care setting are ineligible for employment in this position.Other Training, Skills, and Experience Requirements: Must be able to speak, read and write the English language Prior long term care experience preferableSummary of Occupational Exposures:Tasks assigned to this position may involve potential and/or direct exposure to blood, body fluids, infectious disease, air contaminants, and hazardous chemicals. May be subject to hostile and emotionally upset patients/residents/clients, family members, partners, and visitors. For immediate consideration, please click the "Apply Now" at the top right of this screen or contact Recruiter, JD Miller at 704-456-5190 or jmiller@pruitthealth.comPruittHealth, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.