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Physical Therapist Assistant - Union Hospital Therapy

Company: ProgressiveHealth
Location: Terre Haute
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Physical Therapist Assistant, PTA – Union Hospital Therapy, LLC – Terre Haute, IN
We are looking for a full-time, temporary PTA to join our team in a clinical setting. You will be providing therapeutic and holistic care for our patients in our inpatient division. Coverage is expected to last at least 13 weeks with a Monday-Friday day shift schedule. Experienced PTA's and new graduates are welcome to apply! This is a wonderful opportunity to expand your knowledge and experience. Come be a part of a growing organization in a progressive, supportive, and innovative team!

What will you be doing in this role?

  • Working towards the achievement of patient care time targets and productivity standards
  • Providing medically prescribed physical therapy treatment for patients suffering from injuries, muscle, nerve, joint, and/or bone diseases

    • Operating according to underlying goals of the inpatient acute environment, optimizing the length of stay while preparing the patient for transition to a longer-term setting in an efficient and safe manner
    • Collaborating with other therapists/physicians within care pathways as necessary

    • Restoring patient function while relieving pain with ambitions of avoiding disability
    • Integrating Rehab Techs to support the patients plan of care
    • Completing appropriate documentation according to Company/department policies and procedures along with adhering to federal and state regulations

      This does not necessarily list all responsibilities, duties, requirements, or efforts associated with the job. While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, the company reserves the right to review and modify the functions, duties and requirements of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed as circumstances or business needs require.

      Our ideal candidate would:

      • Have an Associate's Degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant
      • Have the required state licensure, certification, and registration that is in good standing with the state or the ability to obtain the required state licensure
      • Provide a CPR/AED/BLS (basic life support) certification or have the ability to obtain it prior to start of employment; maintain and provide proof of current certification(s)
      • Have the ability to stand, walk, and sit throughout the entire assigned shift
      • Have a high degree of professionalism in both written and verbal communication
      • Have strong computer skills, including proficiency with databases and with Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
      • Have the ability to work both independently and in a team environment, without constant supervision
      • Be able to maintain confidentiality

        About ProgressiveHealth & Union Hospital Therapy, LLC:
        ProgressiveHealth is the premier provider of a broad spectrum of occupational and non-occupational health services including on-site medical, injury prevention, health improvement, rehabilitation management solutions and more! We are dedicated to delivering superior care and improving both patient and client outcomes. With nearly 1,000 employees supporting operations across the United States and in Canada, ProgressiveHealth has been growing our footprint since 1995. Our team is experienced and focused to get the job done right!

        Our Union Hospital Therapy team is dedicated to providing advanced rehabilitation services for all ages in settings conducive to healing. Occupational, physical, and speech therapy services are available in our comprehensive, state-of-the-art facilities. Our therapists work with patients and physicians to develop the very best plan for recovery. Union Hospital Therapy provides its clinicians with the optimal mix of clinical resources and clinical autonomy. We endorse a hands-on, one-on-one approach to therapy and have a history of providing measurable quality care to our patients.

        As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, veteran, or disability status.
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Keywords: ProgressiveHealth, Terre Haute , Physical Therapist Assistant - Union Hospital Therapy, Healthcare , Terre Haute, Indiana

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