Physical Therapy Assistant
Company: The Lodge at Bear Creek
Posted on: August 7, 2022
The Lodge at Bear Creek is looking for a committed and
patient-focused, Physical Therapist Assistant to treat patients to
recover or maintain the daily living and work skills of people with
physical, mental or developmental conditions. You will offer
effective and client-centered services that will enable people to
confidently and independently carry out everyday tasks or
activities. Tired of pay cuts with any changes in insurance
reimbursement? Our parent company has not implemented any pay cuts
with any of the recent insurance reimbursement changes and
anticipate we will be able to continue this in the future. Come see
why Eduro was rated a "Great Place to Work!" Eduro Healthcare
provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and
applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and
harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion,
age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local
laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of
employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion,
termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,
compensation and training. SUMMARY: The primary purpose of the
position is to ensure the highest quality of resident care
available, support staff and establish a positive reputation in the
community while delivering on the Eduro HealthCare Values of
wellness, compassion, customer experience and company results.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Adherence to Policies
Must show courtesy and respect to other employees, residents,
family members, visitors, government agencies, the general public,
Abide by Eduro HealthCares drug and alcohol policy.
Maintain good personal hygiene and dress and groom
Report on time as scheduled and follow all company policies and
Attend staff meetings and in-service sessions.
Become thoroughly familiar with emergency procedures.
Must be able to perform duties in a timely fashion, and within the
prescribed sequences and schedules.
Must be cooperative with other departments and be courteous and
respectful in dealing with them at all times.
Participate in and respond professionally to surveys (inspections)
conducted by government agencies. Physical Therapist Assistant
Utilizes evidence-based practice to support clinical
Provides rehabilitative, skilled and medically necessary treatment
intervention to patients with physical functioning disorders per
regulatory and clinical practice requirements under the supervision
and direction of a Physical Therapist.
Administers various procedures as part of the rehabilitation plan
including but not limited to: manual techniques; ambulation;
therapeutic exercises; modalities; use of supportive and assistive
devices; etc. Under the supervision and direction of a Physical
Assesses patients progress and communicates with supervising
Physical Therapist to adjust treatments accordingly in the clinical
record per regulatory and clinical practice requirements.
Reports effectiveness of treatment outcomes to supervising Physical
Provides consultation and counseling to patients, as well as
families, caregivers and other service providers related to the
Effectively communicates with supervisor and other health team
members regarding patient progress, barriers, and treatment
Provides input to supervisor for discharge summary of services
provided per regulatory and clinical requirements.
Documents all regulatory and clinically required information in the
electronic documentation system and maintains patient records
according to company policy.
Accurately records treatment minutes for services provided per all
regulatory and clinical requirements.
Participation in required meetings including but not limited to:
patient care conferences, utilization review meetings,
rehabilitation meetings, etc.
Participate in facility and company required trainings, in-services
Able to work with supervising Physical Therapist to obtain any
necessary DME or supplies per regulatory and clinical practice
Able to supervise and support students under the guidance of the
Adherence to APTA and State Required practice acts, code of
conduct, ethics during professional practice as a Physical
Active State Licensure when applicable. Patient Care
Be personally involved with all aspects of resident care to the
extent necessary to assess its quality.
Respect all resident rights, including the confidentiality of
resident care information.
Report immediately to the proper legal authorities if you have
reason to believe a resident has been physically, emotionally, or
sexually abused, or been a victim of theft of their personal
Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, cheerfulness,
enthusiasm, and love, giving the resident the quality of service
you would want to receive personally. Reflect the four core values
of Eduro HealthCare. #EDUSJ QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements
listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience
Must be a graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy program
High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum one (1) year experience working with adults in a health
care setting preferred Language Skills
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English
sufficiently to perform required duties.
Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions in
Bi-lingual skills welcome Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must hold current and active license or registration in state
Completion of orientation required by company policy.
Health screening and TB test (if required) within two weeks of
Mandatory drug test within 90 days of hire.
Must be free of criminal activity proven by a criminal background
Become familiar with and comply to all local, state, and federal
regulations relating to the job.
Show within three (3) days of hire satisfactory evidence of
identity and eligibility for employment. Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of the job.
Frequently move about the facility.
Frequently assist patients with exercises.
Must be able to rapidly assist in the evacuation of all residents
from the building in case of emergency. Work Environment
May be asked to work beyond normal working hours and must have
flexibility and willingness to work holidays, etc.
Must work in an office and other areas of the facility as
Is subject to illness, diseases, and other health conditions
present in the facility.
Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly,
emotionally upset, and, at times, hostile people within the
facility. Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with
or without notice. #EDUSJ
Keywords: The Lodge at Bear Creek, Grapevine , Physical Therapy Assistant, Healthcare , Grapevine, Texas
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