Physical Therapist Assistant | $35/hr !

Emporia, Kansas

Category: Schools

Contract - Part Time

Job ID: 787809

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 36 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $700 / Week

Posted Date: 5/28/2024

Emporia, Kansas

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 36 Weeks

Contract - Part Time

Est. Pay: $700 / Week

Job ID: 787809

Posted Date: 5/28/2024

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The Physical Therapy Assistant provides physical therapyservices, including treatment, implementation, and documentation, under thedirection of the Physical Therapist and in accordance with the physician’s planof care. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provides physical therapy according to the direction andsupervision of the Physical Therapist and in accordance with the physician’splan of care according to state regulations 
  • Treats students to help relieve pain, develops or restoresfunction, and maintains Amergisum functional mobility and performance 
  • Continues to assess the students environment safety risksand equipment needs 
  • Directs and aids students in active, passive and resistivetherapeutic exercises, muscle reeducation, functional gait and balancetraining, transfer activities, and prosthetic training 
  • Instructs care and use of assistive mobility devices, bracesand prosthetic or orthotic devices 
  • Utilizes physical agents, including but not limited to heat,cold, water, light, electricity, ultrasound and massage 
  • Cleans and maintains equipment used in the field inaccordance with manufactures directions 
  • Instructs and educates student, family, and/or caregivers inthe use of and care of therapeutic appliances 
  • Reports reaction(s) to treatment or change(s) in conditionto physician, District Nurse and/or Director of Clinical Services or designee,and Physical Therapist 
  • Identifies students and family/caregiver needs for othersupportive services and notifies Physical
  • Therapist, District Nurse and Director of Clinical Servicesas applicable 
  • Maintains communication with the district and otherpersonnel caring for the student to assure that their efforts effectivelycomplement each other and support the objectives outlined in the plan ofcare 
  • Prepares and submits clinical progress-summaries based onthe progress toward goals and responses to treatment 
  • Participates in care conferences, meetings and in-serviceeducation, as applicable  
  • According to knowledge level, may provide in-serviceeducation programs for other disciplines as necessary 
  • Participates in quarterly medical record review, asapplicable  
  • Provides/submits accurate and timely documentation that isconsistent with the plan of care and district requirements
  • Complies with applicable local, state, and federal laws andregulations regarding professional standards and practice standards 

 MinimumRequirements: 

  •  Current licensure asa Physical Therapist Assistant in the state of practice 
  • One (1) year of prior professional Physical TherapyAssistant experience preferred. 
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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