Physical Therapy Assistant at Wellstar Health Systems in Austell, Georgia

Posted in Other 8 days ago.





Job Description:

Overview



How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Responsibilities



The Physical Therapy Assistant assist the Physical or Occupational Therapist in the provision of treatment, discharge planning, education and preventative rehabilitative care to patients in need of same. Services may be provided across the full continuum of care and should be rendered in a cost conscious, quality focused and customer oriented manner. The role of the assistant is to enable the provision of care that allows for the restoration or improvement of function while reducing dependencies and in the reduction and/or prevention of injuries. Accountable for regulatory compliance for documentation and charges as well as adherence to all system and department policies and procedures.


The Physical Therapy Assistant provides individualized, age-appropriate care in the field of physical therapy. Adheres to professional standards, codes of ethics, system and department policies and procedures. Incorporates the philosophies of continuous quality improvement, customer service and teamwork into daily routine. May require travel. Works under the direction of a licensed, Physical Therapist.

Qualifications




Required Minimum Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school with an Associate degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant or Occupational Therapist Assistant




Required Minimum Experience:
  • New graduates considered
  • Experience preferred in certain areas


Required Skills:
  • Strong communication skills
  • Customer service mindset
  • Teamplayer




Licensure:
  • Current licensure in the state of Georgia in respective discipline


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