Physical Therapist Assistant
Company: Kindred Hospitals
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Amita JolietSportsCenter in Joliet, IL
We provide rehabilitation services, including physical,
occupational and speech-language therapies to virtually every care
setting including inpatient, outpatient, skilled nursing, home
health, long-term acute care and assisted living. With locations
across 47 states, we are certain to have a rehab job for you.
Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward
environment, our therapists provide compassionate rehabilitation
care and deliver exceptional patient experiences, meaningful
outcomes, and bonds for life. The goal of inpatient rehabilitation
is to help your patients live as independently as possible through
specialized treatment programs.
Our care is designed specifically to help patients who have been
impaired by an injury or illness such as a stroke, orthopedic or
other neurological conditions. All of our rehabilitation hospitals
feature care provided by an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team
committed to helping patients progress to recovery. Our care is
designed to help patients improve abilities and return to a more
As a Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA you will:
Work in a team where you will provide quality, compassionate care
in a secure setting.
Under the supervision of the Physical Therapist, you will implement
the patient's Care Plan for rehabilitation. Help mentally and/or
physically impaired patients to participate in tasks to restore,
reinforce, and enhance their performance.
Communicate patient progress or problems to supervisor and other
team members; assist with patient scheduling and post charges daily
to patient records.
Document patient care in accordance with Peoplefirst, regulatory,
licensing, payer and accrediting requirements.
Instruct patient's family or nursing staff in follow-through
Maintain equipment and work area in a safe and clean condition.
Make presentations to support marketing efforts, at team
conferences and in-services.
Handle job responsibilities in accordance with the Company's Code
of Business Conduct, the Corporate Compliance Agreement,
appropriate professional standard and applicable state/federal
QualificationsAs a Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA you will
Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant / PTAprogram
culminating in an Associate Degree.
Currentstate licensure as PhysicalTherapy Assistant /PTA or
equivalent in the states where services are rendered.
CPR certification (when required)
Keywords: Kindred Hospitals, Joliet , Physical Therapist Assistant, Other , Joliet, Illinois
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