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Physical Therapist Assistant, PTA

Company: Mercyhealth
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Physical Therapy Assistant, PTA, Crystal Lake, Days, 80 hours/ 2 weeksMercyhealth is committed to offering our partners a best place to work and continually evaluates new programs and benefits. We have been recognized locally, regionally and nationally for helping our workers achieve a work/life balance through benefit offerings and innovative programs.Our unique workplace Culture of Excellence is built upon:Employee engagement, empowerment and growthTeamwork toward our common goal providing exceptional health care services with a passion for making lives betterAn atmosphere of caring and quality that cascades throughout the organizationEssential duties and ResponsibilitiesIntegrates subjective and objective data to follow an established treatment plan.Utilizes exercise, physical agents, and manual techniques to address deficits.Maintains a thorough record of services provided with appropriate coding and billing.Communicates with other disciplines and referring providers to enhance outcomes.Performs thorough and timely electronic documentationStrengths in care delivery as evidenced by peer review feedback; consistently demonstrates advanced evaluation and treatment techniquesParticipates actively in the PI and CQI processAssists in the orientation, training and mentoring of new partnersParticipates in cost saving initiatives within the departmentTakes an active role in the performance improvement processMaintain a high standard of patient care and provide effective communication between physical therapists, assistants and the physician groupPlans and conducts lectures and training programs on physical therapy and related topics for medical staff, students and community groups.Education and Experience Graduate of an accredited program for Physical Therapy Assistants Certifications/Licensure Licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant in WI, IL or both if requiredApproved CPR or BLS certification required within 90 daysSpecial Physical Demands This is considered heavy strength work exerting 50-100 pounds of force occasionally or 25-50 pounds of force frequently. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Occasionally sit, climb and balance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Keywords: Mercyhealth, Crystal Lake , Physical Therapist Assistant, PTA, Other , Crystal Lake, Illinois

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