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Physical Therapy Assistant

Elms Retirement Village

This is a Full-time position in Wellington, OH posted June 26, 2021.

Part-Time PTA Employment Status**This position could develop in the future to a Full-Time position with benefits**About Sprenger Health Care SystemsSince 1959 Sprenger Health Care Systems continues to be family owned and operated. Sprenger offers the full continuum of aging services including: Short Term Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing, Memory Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Hospice, and Home Health.Our innovative care, excellent customer service, and compassionate dedicated employees have made Sprenger Health Care Systems a leader in providing exceptional health care. Sprenger Communities have a history of excellent Resident and Family Satisfaction Surveys, 5 Star Ratings, Deficiency Free Surveys, and US News and World Report Rankings.Sprenger Health Care Systems is committed to maintaining a fair and unbiased work environment and we welcome all qualified candidates to apply to any of our 15 Communities throughout Ohio and Indiana. We understand that quality of care starts right here with our employees. For those team members who rise to the challenge and exceed the standard of care, the career possibilities can be endless. Join us today to experience the Sprenger difference!The Ideal CandidateThe ideal candidate is organized, friendly, outgoing and excels at multitasking. Candidates must be dedicated to learning the details of the building, company functions and all policies and procedures. PTAs must be able to work with a variety of personalities and should feel comfortable talking to residents, family members and facility staff. Candidates should excel at time management and be able to maintain a daily schedule as needed. PTAs should be flexible and able to easily adapt to change or unexpected schedule changes throughout the day.This position will report to the Director of Rehabilitation and by applying for the position you recognize that nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties or responsibilities to this job at any time. The ideal candidate should be flexible enough to accommodate potential treatment needs of the building. You may be asked to help in other areas of the building as needed for the optimal performance of your building/department and the well-being of our residents. Essential Job Functions:As a Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant in a Grace Management Services facility you must be able to perform the following essential functions as demonstrated by the ability to:Provides physical therapy services to residents under the direct supervision of the Physical TherapistConducts screenings of residents at regular intervals to determine need for intervention/treatmentIdentifies indications for evaluations at appropriate intervals and assists in the evaluation under the direction of the Physical TherapistAssists the Physical Therapist in identifying a target list, including short-term goals, long-term goals and treatment planConducts both individual and group treatment as assigned by the Physical Therapist and outlined in treatment plan that includes, but is not limited to, areas of muscle strength, coordination, mobility, sensory awareness, sitting and standing, transfer training, balance activities, gait training, range of motion activities and modalitiesAssists in the selection of physical therapy techniques/media and in the sequence of activities, adapts techniques/media as indicated by the resident’s performance and following consultation with the Physical Therapist. No major modification to the treatment plan is made without prior consultation with the Physical TherapistMonitors resident’s response to intervention and consults with the Physical Therapist if modification is indicated.Assists in establishing and modifying individual resident schedules in conjunction with the Physical Therapist and other team membersAdheres to department and resident schedule and modifies as appropriate for treatment regimenMaintains acceptable resident care ratios as determined by the Physical TherapistProvides, recommends and fabricates adaptive devices or other equipment. Trains resident, family and appropriate staff in the use or application of such equipmentParticipates in resident, family and staff educationConfers formally and informally with other team members in coordinating the total rehabilitation program of the residentAdheres to Physical Therapy Department procedures regarding documentation of physical therapy servicesProvides treatment in accordance with established standards of practice, department procedures and productivity standardsConsistently demonstrates sound judgment in the evaluation, planning, implementation and follow-up of resident therapy programsReports to work on time and coordinates schedule to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency during assigned shiftAssists with and participates in Quality Assurance Program as requiredMaintains a current knowledge of the law and regulations regarding rehabilitative services and consults with supervisor to ensure that all employment actions are in compliance with applicable regulationsAttends and participates in scheduled training, educational classes and meetings required or requested for positionEnsures a safe environment and utilizes tools and equipment in a safe manner complying with all infection control, universal precautions and OSHA standards for the healthcare professionalAdheres to all policies of company, including job description, certification requirements, mission statement, HIPAA, confidentiality standards and resident’s rightsJob QualificationsAssociate’s Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited program. Assumes responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development. Current state licensure or license eligibleAll candidates must be proficient in basic computer programs and must be able to correspond timely through e-mail or other forms of technical communication as needed to successfully complete the requirements for this job. Employees are required to complete monthly on-line education courses to keep our team members knowledgeable on the latest information and regulations. By completing the application for this position, you acknowledge that you feel comfortable meeting these qualificationsPhysical RequirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Individuals may be required to:Sit or stand for extended periods of timeReach above shoulder heights, below waist or lift as required to complete the job responsibilitiesProper lifting techniques, ability to read computer screens and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions are requiredMust be able to lift 50 to 75 pounds. Raising objects from lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This requirement occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back musclesMust be able to balance, climb, crouch, grasp, kneel, pull, push, reach, stand and stoop adequately to perform the essential functions of the jobMust be able to hear, smell, feel and speak adequately to perform the essential functions of the jobMust be able to read and write the English languageMust be able to work inside and outside with exposure to outdoor weather conditionsTo view the entire job description, please click here.