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Physical Therapy Assistant

Company: Eskaton
Location: Carmichael
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Eskaton is a nonprofit senior services provider serving Northern California's older adults for over 50 years. With over 2,000 employees and 36+ properties in Northern California, Eskaton is a great company to join and build a solid career with.Certified in 2022 as "A Great Place to Work," Eskaton genuinely cares about the financial security, health and well-being of their staff members. In addition to competitive pay and comprehensive benefits that include a company-funded retirement program, Eskaton employees appreciate knowing their work makes a real difference in the community and in the lives they touch.Position Summary:The Physical Therapy Assistant provides direct patient care and support activities, which build and maintain an Eskaton Rehab Services Center of Excellence. Assists in the restoration and enhancement of independent function in those individuals whose independent living status has been compromised by illness and/or injury.Position Responsibilities include:---Provides patient treatments, which meet patient needs, and uses current treatment knowledge in accordance with Eskaton Rehab Services clinical procedures.---Writes accurate, complete, and clear documentation in accordance with Eskaton Rehab Services, regulatory, licensing, payor, and accrediting requirements.---Consistently demonstrates Eskaton Rehab Services interdisciplinary approach to patient care.---Contributes to professional development of self and others.---Assists in building and maintaining Eskaton Rehab Services' reputation as a Rehab Center of Excellence by contribution as a professional member of staff.---Communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team members regarding patient care.---Interacts with peer therapists at local acute hospitals and other environments, if appropriate.---Maintains professional development in areas of clinical expertise through continuing education seminars, professional journals, and peers.---Monitors supply inventory and notifies RPM if ordering is needed.QualificationsEducation:Associate of Science Degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program. Must be state approved by examination. Current CPR certification preferred. Some facilities may require a current state driver's license.Training and Experience:One to two years experience preferred in a skilled nursing community rehab environment or equivalent.Job Knowledge:Must have knowledge of the use of prosthetic devices, ambulatory aides, assistive and resistive devices, and training. Knowledge of medical terminology. Must have good written and verbal communication skills.The final candidate must successfully pass Eskaton's post offer, pre-employment testing which includes a criminal background check, drug test, COVID test, TB screen test and health screen.Eskaton is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Eskaton, Carmichael , Physical Therapy Assistant, Healthcare , Carmichael, California

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