Symbria

  • Physical Therapy Assistant - PTA

    Location US-CT-Salisbury
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-2820
    # of Openings
    1
    External Job Type
    Full-Time
    Category
    Physical Therapy (PT/PTA)
  • Overview

    Symbria is seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) to join our Rehab team on a full-time basis at Noble Horizons, a Continuing Care Retirement Community/Skilled Nursing Facility (CCRC/SNF) in Salisbury, CT. As one of the few 100% employee-owned companies in healthcare, for more than 20 years, Symbria has been providing an outstanding work environment for talented employees to deliver patient-centered care to the geriatric population in senior-living and post-acute settings.  Our Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA), will be responsible for patient evaluation and effective administration of treatment programs and to actively participate in the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team.

    Responsibilities

    • Obtain necessary background information from assigned patient’s chart.
    • Assist supervising Physical Therapist in obtaining specific evaluation data within areas of established expertise.
    • Seeks assistance from supervising Physical Therapist to obtain evaluation data outside of Physical Therapy Assistant experience.
    • Establish appropriate short and long-term goals within areas of treatment expertise for assigned patients, and select and adapt treatment techniques to meet established goals and meet individual patient needs.
    • Discuss treatment plan with patient and family as indicated.
    • Complete all required clinical and billing documentation as indicated and submit in a timely manner.
    • Administer the prescribed physical therapy program to restore and maintain maximum function and prevent disability. The following modalities may be used for this purpose:
      • Therapeutic exercises and activity for lower extremity function.
      • Therapeutic exercises and activity for strengthening and balance.
      • Exercises and activity to improve coordination.
      • Instructions in self-care, including transfers, bed mobility and ambulation.
      • Education in body mechanics, work simplification and joint protection.
    • Maintain productivity standards.
    • Full utilization of technology provided to document and enhance client care.

    Work Schedule 

    • Work schedules vary at each client location, and on occasion, you may be scheduled to work at any other Symbria Rehab client community, provided the other community is within a reasonable traveling distance.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an accredited school for Physical Therapy Assistants and a valid registered license for the state in which employed.
    • Acute care, long-term care and/or rehabilitation experience preferred, not required.
    • Excellent observation, verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, and basic math skills.
    • Effective interpersonal skills with strong focus on customer service.

    Why work at Symbria?

    • 100% employee-owned company through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, also known as an ESOP. You, along with your co-workers, have an ownership stake in this company!
    • Competitive compensation
    • ESOP retirement plan
    • 401(k) & Roth 401(k) plans
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long term disability, flexible spending accounts (FSA), Paid Time Off (PTO) and Yearly Tuition Reimbursement.

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