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Physical Therapy Assistant PTA Part-Time

Company: EMPOWERME
Location: Westfield
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Overview Grow your career Here, you---ll find advanced training, opportunities for promotion, and great benefits --- all while making a real difference in the lives of seniors EmpowerMe Wellness --- and our subsidiary companies ONR and EverSpring Pharmacy --- are on a mission to improve the lives of seniors and all we serve We provide fully integrated on-site therapy, diagnostic lab testing, pharmacy services, and more at senior living communities nationwide. Our compassionate, experienced team of nearly 3,000 clinicians and professionals focus on health and wellness solutions in 36 states and counting. You can find out more about us at empowerme.com (Please note: ONR clinics will be transitioning to the EmpowerMe Wellness brand in 2023.) Responsibilities As a Physical Therapist Assistant, you will be responsible for providing, under the direction of a physical therapist, therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the position's qualifications, professional practices, and ethical standards. You will also contribute to program development, quality improvement, and problem-solving in accordance with company-wide policies and clinical initiatives, to optimize each patient---s functional well-being and satisfaction. Provide clinically appropriate therapeutic intervention that is evidence-based and comprehensive to the needs of the individual patient and/or as directed by physician orders in accordance with the standards for professional physical therapy practice, the state of employment, and the company Identify the need for, and make, referrals to other disciplines to address the comprehensive needs of patients Observe, effectively document, and provide routine feedback to the Physical Therapist, patient/family, and other patient care personnel regarding treatment effect, progression, the accomplishment of short- and long-term goals, and discharge plans Assist in training and orientation of EmpowerMe Wellness and/or community staff, as well as students, in relation to rehabilitation therapy Communicate professionally, clearly and maintain a good working relationship with physicians, care staff, the administrative team, and interdisciplinary teams, as well as demonstrate flexibility to ensure patient/facility/customer needs are being met Ensure documentation is completed, and charges are entered, in a timely, thorough, and accurate manner and in accordance with state guidelines and company policy Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors; manages and operates equipment safely and correctly; maintaining department cleanliness and safety Maintain professional expertise through continued education as necessitated by licensure and as appropriate for the provision of specific treatments utilizing EmpowerMe Wellness educational resources when available Contribute to the development of the physical therapy department by frequently reviewing best practices, providing guidance for, and conducting, in-services and other educational training in compliance with federal and state professional requirements Qualifications Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program with one (1) year of experience in rehabilitation in senior care communities or related settings is preferred Current license, in good standing, as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the state or be eligible for temporary license with supervision based on current state guidelines Basic Life Support/CPR certification Knowledge of Medicare payment systems and EHR/EMR systems What We Offer For Full Time Employees: -401 K -Full Benefits -PTO -HSA and FSA -Life and Disability Insurance -EAP -Career Advancement Opportunities and Cross Training Opportunities -Recognition Programs -FUN and much more This employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Keywords: EMPOWERME, Fishers , Physical Therapy Assistant PTA Part-Time, Healthcare , Westfield, Indiana

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