Tracking Code: 203974

Physical Therapist Assistant- Apple Hill Rehab- Day/Evenings

Location: York Hospital, York, PA
Schedule: Full Time

Full time (80 hours biweekly)

Monday - Friday 2 evening shifts and 2 morning shifts per week

Weekend rotation

Cross Trained with York Hospital

General Summary

Performs treatments and provides exercise instruction, demonstration and education for patients at an intermediate to advanced skills level.

Essential Functions:

  • Carries out a program of exercise and treatment for assigned patients, as determined by evaluation performed by the Physical Therapist.
  • Assists the Physical Therapist during patient testing, evaluations and complex procedures according to the rules and regulations of the APTA and PPTA.
  • Coordinates physical therapy activities in collaboration with the other members of the interdisciplinary team to facilitate achievement of established goals.
  • Ensures compliance with regulations set forth by the regulatory agencies and state governing bodies.
  • Conducts or participates in training medical and nursing personnel in physical therapy techniques and objectives.
  • Utilizes safe patient handling techniques for all patient transfers, lifts and positioning.
  • Complies with PA practice act related to communication with supervising Physical Therapist.
  • Participates in mentoring of fellow staff and students as defined by clinical ladder.
  • Performs additional administrative duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, orientation, competency training, participation in peer/performance reviews and in-services.
  • Assists leadership team in program development and performance improvement.

Common Expectations:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  • Maintains patient record, as required by profession, with accurate documentation to support medical necessity and functional ability.
  • Ensures the process design of established policies/procedures, objectives, quality management, safety, environment and infection control standards are utilized consistently.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.
  • Collaborates with other team members to create a culture of patient centeredness and clinical excellence.
  • Acts as a role model in Red Rules compliance with a focus on hand hygiene and patient identifiers.
  • Utilizes SBAR as a standard method of communication in all aspects of patient care.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • Associates Degree Required

Work Experience:

  • 2 years Relevant experience. Required

Licenses:

  • Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant Upon Hire Required and
  • Basic Life Support Upon Hire Required

Courses and Training:

  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapist assistant program. Upon Hire Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates skills for program development/leadership.

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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