Physical Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapist AssistantRehabilitation $33.00 - $40.00
We value our employees! We offer long term employment opportunities with job stability, including supporting and encouraging career growth advancement. We offer Health, Dental and Vision insurance, Paid Time Off, 9 Paid Holidays, 403(b) with Matching Retirement Plan, Life insurance (paid by the company) and a team spirit workplace culture!
Candidates should be aware that Los Angeles Jewish Health (LAJH) currently maintains a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated. New LAJH employees should be fully vaccinated (i.e., two weeks after last dose) by their start date. LAJH is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.
The Physical Therapist Assistant’s responsibilities are but not limited to:
•Collects assessment data as part of evaluation process as directed by the supervising Physical Therapist (when allowed by state practice act).
•Provides direct treatment to residents as directed by and according to the plan of care outlines by the supervising Physical Therapist.
•Documents resident progress towards meeting established goals.
•Teaches exercises to residents, family members, and caregivers and may provide instruction in the use and care for orthotic, prosthetic devices, and other assisting apparatus.
•Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.
Experience and Skills:
•Associate Degree from an APTA accredited program.
•Licensed as Physical Therapist Assistant if required by state law.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee will occasionally assist to lift and / or transfer patients weighing between 100 to 250 pounds. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.