Ensign Therapy


PTA - Palm Terrace (27654976)
Location: Laguna Woods, California - United States
Posted: 11/12/2017

PTA - Palm Terrace

Position: PTA - Palm Terrace

Location: Laguna Woods, CA

Job Id: 962-CA 27c

# of Openings: 1

Physical Therapy Assistant - Weekends

Palm Terrace Healthcare Center - Laguna Woods, CA



About the Opportunity

Palm Terrace Healthcare Center in Laguna Woods, CA is a busy skilled nursing facility with a fast paced in-house therapy program and outpatient clinic. We are proud of our beautiful facility and grounds as well as our spacious and well equipped gym, ADL spaces and programs in cardio pulmonary wellness.. We currently seek a PTA to join our fun and hard working therapy team for 8-hour shifts on Sat-Sun. In return for your clinical knowledge and professional passion, we can offer you a highly competitive hourly rate, a great facility to work in and many career growth options. This is an ideal opportunity for a new graduate as we have a dynamic therapy leader in place who can mentor and train.



Palm Terrace receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 100 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. Ensign culture has come to life in these facility teams and is evident in the ownership, passion, and celebration found in their departments every day. In addition, Ensign culture has fostered an environment where therapists have an unprecedented level of freedom to create and implement the programs that will best serve their patients and communities.



Duties:

Treat patients as directed by the Physical Therapist and adhere to facility documentation guidelines

Record treatments given and progress notes in medical record

Assist in maintaining department

Participate in Patient Care and Rehabilitation Conferences

Assist with cleaning and maintenance of treatment area

Communicate with supervisor and other health team members regarding patient progress, problems and plans.

Participate in training programs for other staff in the facility

Record treatment charges per the facility policy and procedures

Instruct patient's families or nursing staff in maintenance program



Requirements:

Although prior therapy experience is preferred, we place a high value on intelligence, drive and willingness to learn and grow, making this an excellent opportunity for an exceptional new graduate who is willing to work hard and make him or herself an indispensable member of our team. The right individual will be committed to providing the superior service levels that our patients and residents need and expect.



Experience/Qualifications:

Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant



Desired Skills:

Exhibits a sincere desire to help patients and residents in their rehabilitation process

Superior interpersonal communication skills

Strong writing skills required for documentation of the care you provide

Exhibits knowledge and understanding of therapy practice

Possesses and conveys high degree of credibility and integrity

Enjoys team cohesion, is a team player, has a positive attitude and a strong desire to make a constructive impact on organizational excellence

Understands and accepts the unpredictable nature and needs of the therapy function in a busy rehab department



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Allied Health: Physical Therapy Assistant

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:Bachelor of Science
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Physical Therapist
Physical Therapy Assistant

What if.....

.....corporate structure took a back seat

.....therapists were free to do their best work

.....you were surrounded by amazing clinicians and operators every day

.....your in-house therapy team was supported with continuing education, professional development and employee first culture

.....there was no tolerance for mediocrity

Would you build something great?


If you answered yes, we invite you to learn more about Ensign and our growing network of 119 independently owned and operated healthcare facilities providing long term care and exceptional rehabilitation services to patients in need. We can be found throughout the western United States including Nebraska and Iowa and are continuing to expand as the right opportunities present themselves.


We are always on the look- out for exceptional therapists to help us create great programs and provide outstanding care. We offer something different from corporate healthcare and contract therapy companies. Intrigued? Call us or email us today and learn more!


877-595-0509 - jfunk@ensigngroup.net

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