Certified Physical Therapist Assistant, PRN Days

Allied Health Professionals Lawrence, Kansas


Description

Schedule: Per Need Days
On Call: No
Weekends: Yes

Take Your Career to the Next Level with LMH Health!

At LMH Health, we are committed to being a partner for lifelong health for the communities we serve. The staff Certified Physical Therapist Assistant functions under the direct supervision of the therapist responsible for a specific patient’s care.  The staff Certified Physical Therapist Assistant assumes responsibility and accountability for providing physical therapy modalities and treatment procedures as determined by a treatment plan established by a Physical Therapist and in accordance with established hospital and departmental policy and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality patient care.

Top Reasons to work at LMH Health

  • Join a Team That Cares About the Community
  • Tuition Reimbursement to Support Continuing Education
  • Professional Development and Recognition
  • Excellent Benefits

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides physical therapy care as per physician’s orders and plan of care developed by evaluating therapist.
  • Takes measurement of patient’s status, within the limits of his/her licensure and ability, as appropriate in providing care and to assist it assessing the effectiveness of care.
  • Maintains communication and collaborates with the evaluating physical therapist to promote maximum benefits from therapy.
  • Implements education plan as outlined by the evaluating therapist, determines additional educational needs of the patient/family, caregiver, or significant other as they arise and in collaborating with the evaluating therapist, provides education to meet those needs.
  • Follow plan of discharge and discusses with evaluating therapist any additional discharge concerns, which arise during care.
  • Communicates with patient, family caregivers, significant others and members of the health care team to promote max benefit of care.
  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required:  
•    Associates Degree from accredited PTA program.
•    Current license through Kansas State Board Healing Arts.
•    BLS Certificate

Our Values

Patient 1st – We consider the patient first in everything we do.

Better Together – We are part of the LMH team that works together to achieve excellence.

Speak Up – We embrace a transparent culture of open, respectful communication where ideas are valued and solutions are created.

Innovate! – We actively explore new ideas and approach change with agility and an open mind.

Own It/Solve It – We hold ourselves accountable for our actions and we collaborate for solutions.

In Joy – We create a workplace that is both fun and meaningful.

At LMH Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all to apply. Employment is decided on the basis of experience and qualifications that meet the business need.



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