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Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

PRO-PT Los Angeles, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

This job posting is for openings at our locations in Madera, Fresno, Clovis, Tulare, Visalia, and Lindsay, California.

Why PRO~PT?

At PRO~PT, we believe collectively that we can create and deliver an experience second to none for anyone we encounter. We will utilize transparency and honesty to manage expectations and achieve happy, satisfied customers.

Wow! Does that resonate with you as much as it does within our team? If so, you are the kind of person we would like to get to know. Have you always wanted to work for a company that supports your physical therapy career and professional development or can help you maintain a work/life balance? You owe it to yourself to find out more about PRO~PT.

Our innovative physical therapy clinical programs will challenge new and experienced Physical Therapist Assistants. You will affect change in your customers’ lives by treating customers with various musculoskeletal injuries. Your ability to help solve challenges and provide assistance to colleagues to identify issues will allow you to develop leadership skills. Add to that a culture where you always report to a therapist-led management team and the career choice is clear. Bring your talent to PRO~PT. We have ambitious plans for the future – yours as well as ours.

As a full-time Physical Therapist Assistants at PRO~PT, you’ll enjoy comprehensive benefits and employee programs:

  • Excellent pay

  • 27 days paid vacation, holiday, and sick time

  • Bonus incentive program

  • Comprehensive benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Aflac

  • 401k with employer match

  • In-house CEUs and continuing education funding

  • PTA license renewal reimbursement

  • Paid professional liability insurance

  • Flexible scheduling, and more

Qualifications

  • AS degree in Physical Therapy Assistant from and APTA accredited program: Required

  • Active Physical Therapy Assistant license: Required

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: Required

  • McKenzie trained - A and B: Preferred, not required

  • Ability to practice as a physical therapy assistant unencumbered within state and federal guidelines

  • Passion for aiding and working with the customers and team members

Essential qualities and attributes:

  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Team attitude

  • Flexibility

Physical Therapist Assistant positions are available from Madera, Fresno, Clovis, Tulare, Visalia, and Lindsay California.

Call or email for more information.

  • Ronnie, MPT
  • Co-Founder and COO
  • 559-713-6806 Ext. 320
  • Ronnie@pro-pt.net

Identification Section

Position Title: Physical Therapist Assistant

Department: Assigned Clinic Location

Reports To: Clinic Director

EEOC Class: Service Workers

FLSA Status: Exempt

General Summary

Physical therapist assistants work under licensed physical therapists (PTs) to help people with physical injuries or illnesses of to regain range of movement and control their pain. Under the PT's direction, PT assistants help people who have lost motor function due to accidents, illness or age. Physical therapist assistants follow plans created by PTs that involve stretching, strength training, exercises and physical manipulation to help people recover. PT assistants will track progress and report to the physical therapist. In addition, PT assistants oversee the treatment area, making sure that it is clean, neat, and ready for each patient.

Essential Job Functions

● Ensure compliance with federal, state and local physical therapy assistant practice guidelines.

● Executes treatment plans and to achieve established goals under the supervision on a physical therapist.

● Regularly observe patients before, during, and after therapy, noting their status and reporting to a physical therapist.

● Provides accurate and timely documentation of patient care services by charting in patient and department records according to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines. Records daily treatment charges per corporate procedures.

● Demonstrates progress toward meeting the criteria for professional practice, good analytical assessment skills, independent decision-making.

● Protects patients and employees by adhering to treatment location infection control policies and protocols and keeping information confidential per company and federal requirements. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with treatment location and department procedures, rules and regulations.

● Ensures proper operation of equipment by complying with company procedures and following manufacturer’s instructions;

● Aid and direct patients in active and passive exercises, muscle re-education, activities of daily living, prosthetic training, gait and functional training.

● Educate patient and family on proper care plans.

● Communicate with team members to ensure quality care is being provided.

● Adheres to applicable laws, regulations, and standards.

● Properly complete timesheet daily;

● Regular, consistent, and predictable attendance per PRO-PT’s attendance and punctuality policy;

● Responsible for attention to detail, organization, cleanliness, strong multitasking and time management skills

● Weekends and evening work is/are required as needed.

● All other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

● Bilingual English/Spanish (Spoken & Written) is preferred, not required.

● Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

● Law and Government — Knowledge of laws and legal codes as they pertain to the profession of physical therapy.

● Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

● Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

● Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

● Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

● Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.

● Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

● Learning Strategies — Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

● Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

● Systems Evaluation — Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

● Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

● Ability to successfully complete training.

● Ability to observe and record conditions, reactions, and changes in the physical condition of patients.

● Ability to maintain appropriate attitude and conduct necessary to the welfare of patients.

● Ability to create and maintain records and write brief reports.

● Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

● Ability to explain instructions and guidelines to others effectively.

● Ability to determine work priorities and take appropriate action accordingly.

Education, Experience, and Licensure

● Licensed to practice as Physical Therapist Assistant in California required.

● AS degree in Physical Therapy Assistant from and APTA accredited program

● McKenzie trained – A and B preferred, not required.

● Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: Required

● Intermediate computer skills in Word and Excel

● No previous or current sanctions by federal payors (CMS, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Champus/Tricare, etc…) or other payors inclusive of state workers compensation system

● Additional preferred qualifications: Developed and maintained relationships with community and physician referral sources, excellent clinical care and patient interaction, supported and trained staff, lead and teach staff physical therapist assistants, led team meetings, flexibility with schedule.

Physical Requirements

● Mobility, standing, pushing, pulling, reaching, bending, walking, heavy lifting, fine hand coordination, ability to hear, ability to read and write, ability to detect odors, and ability to remain calm under stress.

● Hearing (corrected) adequate for oral/aural communication with patients, staff, family, visitors, etc.

● Vision (corrected) adequate for reading.

● Intelligible speech and normal language / cognitive skills.

● Must be able to push patients in a wheelchair.

● Lifting of patients*, equipment or supplies will be required up to 20 pounds frequently, up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 100 pounds rarely.

● Sitting, standing, and walking required throughout the day.

● Job duties sometimes require climbing stairs, kneeling, twisting, bending; on occasion, crouching, crawling and reaching overhead.

● Must be able to transfer patients.

● Must be able to demonstrate any appropriate exercise and activities to patients / caregivers.

● Work in a fast-paced clinical environment.

● Weekend and holiday work may be required.

● Work environment is primarily indoors but occasionally outdoors.

● Several task and job duties involve a risk of exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM).

Working Conditions: Normal working conditions absent extreme factors.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive listing of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

PRO-PT

Why Work Here?

Work with a fully engaged leadership team! Great opportunities to support a client experience Second2None.

PRO~PT Started Because of You! PRO~PT Physical Therapy is a physical therapist owned and operated private practice serving the community since 2001. PRO~PT Physical Therapy was founded by Ronald Eynaud, DPT, OCS, MDT Cert., NATA Certified Athletic Trainer and Todd Martin, DPT, with the intent of bringing a new level of care to the community. Each office is operated by a Full or Clinic Level Partner insuring that all your needs and expectations are 100% met by each of our physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. We specialize in the evaluation and treatment of orthopedic injuries, sports related injuries, spine conditions, post surgical care and balance and fall prevention programs. We take pride in the dedication of our licensed physical therapists that provide unparalleled, personalized and innovative care to our patients by helping them achieve optimal function. PRO~PT strives to be the difference in physical therapy, with the highest quality of personalized care and devotion to our patients, family & the community. PRO~PT has multiple convenient locations to serve our community, including Visalia, Tulare, Lindsay, Porterville, Dinuba, Exeter, Hanford, Lemoore, Kingsburg, Clovis, and Madera.

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Los Angeles, CA
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