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Physical Therapist Assistant

companyBlue Stone Therapy
locationFaulkton, SD 57438, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Description:

Blue Stone Therapy is certified as a Great Place to Work!

Blue Stone Therapy was founded in 2009 and provides contract physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology to communities in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Our focus is to deliver optimal, individualized rehabilitation by highly skilled professional therapists while developing long-term partnerships between our staff and the communities they serve.

Are you passionate about enhancing lives? We are seeking a Physical Therapist Assistant to join our team!

As a Physical Therapist Assistant, you will work under the supervision of a Physical Therapist to assist with the delivery of physical therapy treatment interventions and services directly and indirectly, as outlined by an established treatment plan and in accordance with state practice guidelines. This position provides patient care to primarily adult and geriatric patients.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides therapeutic treatment in accordance with the patients’ established plan of care with a focus on functional and measurable outcomes.
  • Monitor patients' progress and report any changes to the Physical Therapist.
  • Participates in training programs for community staff, patients, families, and rehabilitation staff.
  • Assists Physical Therapist in establishing restorative nursing programs, as necessary, along with restorative nursing department efforts to provide appropriate comprehensive care to patients.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records.

Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • Successful completion of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Compassionate and patient-centered approach to care.

License and Certification:

  • Current valid Physical Therapist Assistant license to practice in appropriate state.

Blue Stone Therapy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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