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Physical Therapist Assistant

at Olathe Medical Center in Olathe, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Olathe Health is growing, and we are looking for a Physical Therapist Assistant to join our Rehabilitation Services team! Quality patient care Olathe Health’s top priority – that means we focus attention on our health care providers. Educational and skill enhancing opportunities are available. Our nurses and allied health team members are qualified health care professionals. You’ll find them exceptionally friendly and always available to help.

POSITION SUMMARY: The PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT, under the general supervision of a Physical Therapist, performs treatments and procedures for patients ranging in age from child to geriatric. The Physical Therapist Assistant communicates pertinent information back to the Physical Therapist when necessary or appropriate; prepares written documentation pertaining to daily treatments and assists the physical therapist with documentation pertaining to education and discharge planning; collaborates with other members of the health care team; schedules patient treatments and meetings; supervises the work of Rehabilitation Aides and PTA students; assists in the orientation and competency assessment of Physical Therapist Therapists and Rehabilitation Aides; may participate in Performance Improvement activities and processes.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Degree from accredited PTA Education Program and passed national licensure exam

Experience: Previous healthcare experience preferred

License, Registration, Certification: Active certification issued by the State of Kansas (KSBHA) as a Physical Therapist Assistant required upon hire Healthcare Provider CPR – (American Heart Association or American Red Cross ONLY) required within 7 days from date of hire

Skills: Organizational Verbal Communication Ability to Multi Task and Prioritize preferred Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) preferred Computer Systems (e.g., EMR) preferred

EEO Employer M/F/D/Vet
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Job Posting: JC188940317

Posted On: Jul 31, 2021

Updated On: Aug 27, 2021