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Physical Therapist Assistant

Think Whole Person Healthcare Omaha, NE

Job Description

Physical Therapist Assistant
Reports to: Operations Manager

Think Whole Person Healthcare is one of the largest independent primary care centers in the US. The clinic employees over 300 people across a wide range of primary care disciplines serving over 40,000 patients. The center is based at 7100 West Center Road and opened on July 6, 2015. Think is committed to its mission of providing better outcomes for patients, giving them an enhanced health experience and lowering the cost of their care.

Be a part of a new healthcare system that changes the way we think about our patients and healthcare. We are in search of a Physical Therapist Assistant who is passionate about providing quality service to our patients.

Our ideal candidate will be a strong individual performer who can work collaboratively with a team, to serve the needs of our patients. They will create a unique customer experience that ensures patients are welcomed, listened-to, understood, and are serviced with excellence.

Role Summary:
This individual will work as part of a team to provide physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist. PTAs implement selected components of patient/client treatment, obtain data related to the treatment provided, and make modifications in selected treatment either to progress the patient as directed by the physical therapist or to ensure patient/client safety and comfort.

Key Responsibilities:
Contributes to physical therapist's effectiveness by identifying patient care issues; providing information and commentary; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physical therapy directives.
Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; obtaining, updating, and studying therapy histories.
Assesses abnormal conditions by reviewing physical therapist's interpretations of patient evaluations and test results.
Documents patient care services by charting in patient records.
Performs therapeutic procedures by administering manual exercises; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities; and in using supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.
Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; promoting wellness and health maintenance.
Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
Maintains production objectives by noting current treatment trends; monitoring actual physical therapy services rendered to production objectives.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Other duties as assigned.

Skill, Knowledge, and Experience:
Associates Degree in Physical Therapy from an APTA accredited program
1 - 3 years experience as a PTA in a Physical Therapy Clinic
Licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the State of Nebraska
Must be able to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. May occasionally be required to provide some level of physical support to a patient in the performance of their duties

Think is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Details

Date Posted October 9, 2017
Date Closes November 8, 2017
Requisition 00270
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00
Zipcode 68102