Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA Job at UT Health Henderson, Henderson, NV

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  • UT Health Henderson
  • Henderson, NV

Job Description

Overview

Join our team as a day shift, full-time, Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) in Henderson, TX.

Fulfilling your purpose begins here:

People First, Always. Here’s how we take care of our people: 

  • Medical, vision, dental health insurance, health savings account / flexible spending, competitive pay, paid time off, 401k retirement plan with company match, employee assistance program and more.

Your team is bigger than your department:

  • UT Health Henderson features 41 operational beds, a 24-hour ED, designated as a Level IV trauma center and Level III stroke center with surgical suites, advanced diagnostic technology, a maternity unit, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and an AASM-accredited sleep center.
  • We believe healthcare is a team sport and every player has something to contribute. We show compassion, celebrate differences and treat one another with respect.
Responsibilities

  • The Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant shall be responsible for providing, under the direction of licensed Physical Therapist, a full range of age appropriate therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the positions qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards.
  • Provides age appropriate treatment according to established goals on the treatment plan and assists the supervising Physical Therapist in reassessing patients functional status when goals are met or there is a change in patients condition.
  • Instructs/educates patients/families in appropriate activities, home programs and referral to community resources utilizing both verbal and written programs.
  • Documents progress in the medical record and maintains patient records as required.
  • Communicates with patients, families and all health care professionals required to provide comprehensive interdisciplinary care.
  • Maintains skills and knowledge through training and continuing education to provide expected standards of care.
  • Participates in internal and external activities designed to promote awareness of rehabilitation and other health related subjects.

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate of a PTO approved Associates degree program
  • Current professional license active and valid in the State of Texas.
  • 3-5 years experience preferred in acute or outpatient setting

Job Tags

Full time, Flexible hours, Day shift,

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