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Physical Therapy Assistant - $2,500 Sign-on Bonus

Company: The CORE Institute
Location: Sun City West
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

The CORE Institute team is dedicated to making the lives of others better by practicing exceptional patient care. If you would like to be part of a dedicated, dynamic healthcare team in a challenging, rewarding environment, The CORE Institute is the right place for you to grow your career.The CORE Institute delivers integrated, comprehensive musculoskeletal and neurological care. The CORE Institute is built upon a foundation of pioneering research, academics, community service, and a passion for excellence in patient care. The organization continues to be a leader in payor-reform initiatives, and it is at the forefront of systems-based quality programs which drive value and improve the quality of patient care.As The CORE Institute continues to grow, we are looking for a Physical Therapy Assistant in our Peoria PT Clinic located in Sun City West, AZ 85375.SIGN ON BONUS- $2,500 (paid after successful 90 day employment, to be paid back if employment is less than 12 months) with a $1,000 retention bonus after 12 months of employment. Please see below for the functions and requirements for this position.Please see below for the functions and requirements for this position.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSEstablishes and maintains effective communication with physicians, staff and other departments.Executes plan of care within and in full compliance with state board recommendations and guidelines.Responds to patient questions and inquiries as required to resolve problems and maintain highpatient standards.Documents care and other patient information for the medical record and per state practice act.Fully integrated as primary member of treatment team for each individual case in caseload.Complies with department policies and procedures and state regulations for OSHA and infection control.Assists with training Physical Therapy Technicians.Maintains patient confidentiality.The job holder must demonstrate current competencies for job position.EDUCATIONRequires an Associate's Degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from an accredited program and must be certified in the state of Arizona.EXPERIENCEMinimum of one-year experience in an out-patient Physical Therapy clinic or equivalent experience.REQUIREMENTSCurrent state PTA certificationKNOWLEDGEKnowledge of physical therapy principles, standards and practices.Knowledge of how to use the physical therapy equipment.Knowledge of company policies, OSHA and infection control regulations.SKILLSConsistently using effective problem-solving and decision-making skills.Skill in coaching successfully and communicating with a wide variety of learning styles.Critical communication skills.Skill in recognition of fall risk patients/high risk or non-compliance patients.ABILITIESAbility to communicate clearly and engage fully with providers, each patient and any appropriate family members/support structuresAbility to interpret appropriately physical therapy plan of care, participate in development of progressions within plan of care, and execution of plan of care for every patient.Ability to use effective problem-solving and decision-making skills.Ability to use effective problem-solving and decision-making skills.Ability to integrate and communicate fully in a team atmosphere to best support patients/clients and colleagues/co-workers.Ability to work with and engage fully with patients of all ages, backgrounds, and ethnicities.Ability to engage fully with all patients, colleagues, and co-workers.Ability to work with and support patients with a wide range of physical abilities.Ability to use the computer system to document patient medical records.ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONSNormal office environment.Some travel within community.PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDSRequires sitting and standing associated with a normal office environment.Requires occasional support all size patients in transfers.Ability to lift 50 lbs. Demands of kneeling, squatting, overhead lifting.ORGANIZATIONAL REQUIREMENTSHOPCo Mission, Vision and Values must be read and signed.#CORE

Keywords: The CORE Institute, Sun City West , Physical Therapy Assistant - $2,500 Sign-on Bonus, Other , Sun City West, Arizona

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