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Physical Therapist Assistant - Kearney, NE

Employer: Kearney Physical Therapy

Job Description:

Grand Island Physical Therapy South Clinic has an immediate opening for Physical Therapy Assistant to support our clinics in the Grand Island area. This position will offer full time hours and will have the opportunity to work in several of our clinics which serve various populations in our community. Apply today for immediate consideration and to learn more about joining our team! Full benefits, unlimited continuing education and great supportive team atmosphere are just some of the perks of working at our Grand Island Physical Therapy South Clinic. Central Nebraska Rehabilitation Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status. Responsibilities and Duties: • Assure the quality of patient care and treatment programs by providing hands on treatment and direction to subordinate staff on matters of treatment. • Assist patient preparing for therapy and return trip. Assist with dressing and undressing; removing and putting on braces or supportive equipment, prostheses, crutches, etc. • Implement patient plan of care and goals using appropriate physical therapy skills. • Clean and prepare equipment for therapy session. • Assist patients keep track of counting exercises. • Straighten and clean rooms. • Perform administrative duties. • Measure and track range of motion. • Record data progress during therapy session. • Actively listen to patient and family concerns when modifying treatment plans. • Be able to provide patient care during scheduled hours as assigned by a supervisor. • Educate and motivate patients and families to learn and improve functional activities. • Assure the quality of overall perceived patient care. • Document progress, home programs, and other required documentation in a timely manner. • Confer with other staff members to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment plans. • Maintain patient and family confidentiality at all times. • Participate in continuing education activities and obtain required contact hours. • All job duties considered essential to job performance. • Additional job duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Adherence to CNRS Policies • Demonstrate positive rapport with staff members, developing positive employee relations. • Demonstrate sound judgment by taking appropriate actions regarding questionable findings or concerns. • Take direction and initiate actions that will allow the assumption of cross-functional duties to ensure seamless patient care. • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards. • Follow CNRS polices and procedures, including safety processes. Job Requirements • Must be licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the state of Nebraska. • Regular and consistent attendance is an essential function of the job. Physical Demands/Working Conditions • Physical activity including walking, standing, sitting, and lifting. • Ability to push, pull, and lift up to 50 lbs. The intent of this description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and performance expectations for the position. This description is subject to modification as necessary and is not a contract of employment terms.

Job Details

Job Type: Full Time, Part Time
Openings: 2
Job Category: Physical Therapist Assistant

Contact Information

Michelle Ruzicka
Human Resources Director
800 N Alpha St
Grand Island, Nebraska 68803
Phone: (308) 675-1853    

Application Method(s)

  • Apply In Person,
  • Apply Online,
  • Email,
  • Email Resume

Listed Until: August 8, 2024


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