Ensign Therapy


PTA - La Canada (35014956)
Location: Tuscon, Arizona - United States
Posted: 11/16/2017

PTA - La Canada

Physical Therapy Assistant - PRN

La Canada Care Center - Tucson, Arizona



About the Opportunity:

La Canada Care Center, located in Northern Tucson, is seeking a per diem PTA to join our therapy team. We have a diverse mix of orthopedic and neurological conditions, and our facility features a multi-surface courtyard, allowing our patients to practice walking on a variety of surfaces with the supervision of our therapy team. As a PTA with La Canada, you can expect a stable and well staffed therapy team to work with, the freedom to do your job without corporate constraints, opportunities to create and implement the programs that will best serve your patients, and a focus on outcomes achieved for your patients rather than unrealistic productivity standards. In addition, you will be eligible for competitive hourly pay, on-going professional development opportunities and many career growth options with our expanding organization.



La Canada Care Center receives support from Ensign Services who provides a wide range of clinical and operational assistance to over 180 independently owned healthcare operations located throughout the United States. Help us build something great and share in the Ensign experience with these in-house facility teams where our core values of ownership, passion for learning, loving one another, and celebration are evident every day. Be sure to ask us about facility specific specialty programs like Heart PARC, Abilities Care, Music & Memory, Alter G, Big & Loud, and opportunities for you to continue learning and receive focused program training to enhance your therapy career.



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



Experience/Qualifications:

Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant

New graduates are welcome!



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.



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



La Canada Care Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Per Diem
Minimum Education Level:Bachelor of Science
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries: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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