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Physical Therapy Assistant

Location: Riverside, CA Job Number: 707838 Date posted: 07/11/2018
Description: Assists the Registered Physical Therapist in the execution of patient treatment care as established by the physical therapist. Assists with the training of other health care providers as directed.

Essential Functions:
  • Interprets and administers patient treatment care as established by the Registered Physical Therapist using modalities and therapeutic exercises.
  • Directs patients to treatment areas, assists patients in preparation for treatment by undressing and dressing and by removal of wound dressing, braces, splints and other limb support.
  • Observes and documents treatment patients given.
  • Reports any unusual patient reactions to Registered Physical Therapist.
  • Ensures cleanliness of assigned areas and proper functioning of patient care equipment by visual inspection and routine testing, reports any problems to Registered Physical Therapist.
  • Performs clerical and other related functions such as posting treatments given, completing CPR's filing patient progress sheets and answering phones.
  • Assists with the training of Physical Therapy Assistant Students, Physical Therapy Aides and other health care professionals, may assist Registered Physical Therapist with in-service training programs and patient care classes as required.
  • Assists in maintaining cleanliness, readiness and safe operation condition of treatment areas and modalities.
  • Establishes and maintains courteous, cooperative relations with the public, patients, and other personnel.
  • Promotes, ensures, and improves customer service to internal/external customers by demonstrating skills which are consistent with the organization's philosophy of providing extraordinary customer relations and quality service.

  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • N/A
    Education
  • Graduate of an accredited PTA Program with an associate of science degree in PTA or Cal Exam. Co. or equivalent.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Current CA PTA license.
  • Current BLS.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Ability to support 200 plus pounds as needed, able to bend and stoop 20% of work day.
  • MANAGERS EXPECTATIONS:
  • Extraordinary customer relations and quality service are critical to out success. We seek candidates who can demonstrate these skills and are dedicated to providing the highest quality of service to out health plan members.
  • Age Related Competencies:
  • Skills assessments and validations are utilized to endure that employees providing patient care to specific age groups (i.e. infants, adolescents, elderly, etc.) are proficient identifying the special needs and behaviors associated with a particular patient population.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • One (1) year full-time or equivalent part-time experience in both inpatient and outpatient setting preferred.
    Primary Location: California,Riverside,Magnolia Home Health 10917 Magnolia Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: USWA - Local 7600 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Specialty: Physical / Occupational Therapy Department: Home Health Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
  • About Rehab Services Careers

    Rehab Services Careers

    In an effort to increase our collective knowledge and deliver higher-quality, more informed care, we encourage dialogue and collaboration across the care delivery spectrum. Our rehab department includes professionals in audiology, respiratory care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, and much more.

    In addition to inpatient and outpatient opportunities, we also offer home health opportunities, affording you the chance to improve patient outcomes in the home care setting. With outstanding educational opportunities and modern equipment and technology, you'll actively participate in your patients' journey to wellness while continually elevating your own expertise.

    Physical And Occupational Therapists

    Kaiser Permanente offers full-time, part-time, per diem, and in-house registry opportunities in a variety of practice settings, including home health, inpatient, and outpatient. Additional opportunities include occupational therapist, physical therapist, and licensed physical therapist assistant.

    Respiratory Care

    At Kaiser Permanente, Respiratory Care Practitioners are an integral part of our respected health care team. They are responsible for developing patient treatment plans and have the opportunity to work in a variety of exciting and challenging areas from adult critical care to cardiology to high-risk delivery. Our Respiratory Care Practitioners have the advantage of computerized state-of-the-art equipment, including life support systems, arterial blood gas analyzers, and non-invasive monitors.

    Speech Pathology

    Kaiser Permanente's speech pathologists provide direct patient care to members with communication and swallowing disorders by evaluating, diagnosing, developing, and implementing therapy and treatment programs.

    Audiology

    Our audiology professionals are a vital part of our rehab care team. They provide direction, counseling, and recommendations regarding the rehabilitation of hearing impaired patients.

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