Intermountain Healthcare Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - Alta View Hospital in Sandy, Utah

Job ID:215488
Greater Salt Lake area

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Job Description

Provides assistance to the physical therapist in developing and implementing physical therapy treatment, procedures and related activities for direct patient care.

Essential Job Duties

  • Provides appropriate and competent care to patients as per standards of practice, physician protocols and physical therapist direction in the ongoing established patient care plan; communicating patient assessment, progress, and concerns with a Physical Therapist.
  • Completes all required documentation on each patient screened in a timely and efficient manner and abides by all established policies/procedures consistent with facility/agency standards.
  • Effectively communicates with patients and families regarding treatment plans, goals, plan of care, safety procedures, and any additional educational issues.
  • Performs other duties delegated by Physical Therapist appropriate for position and license that may include tracking and monitoring statistical and productivity logs.
  • Monitors all departmental equipment and supplies. Recommends any deficiencies to the Physical Therapist.
  • May participate in various daily operational/office responsibilities within the department such as orientation, training, assisting with students, patient billing, scheduling, and answering phones.
  • Actively participates in quality assurance activities as directed.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rate: $22.72, commensurate with experience
  • Benefits Eligible: No
  • Shift Details: This PTA will be scheduled Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 6:00 AM to 12:30 PM, and other shifts on an as-needed basis.
  • Department: Alta View Hospital Physical Therapy, located in Sandy, Utah

Minimum Requirements

  • Current State Physical Therapist Assistant License
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers.
  • Graduate from an accredited program for physical therapists assistant program.
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to develop a positive rapport with patients and team members.

Physical Requirements

  • Carrying, Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Pulling/Pushing, Seeing, Speaking, Squatting/Kneeling, Standing, Sitting, and Walking.

Preferred Requirements

  • One or more years experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant in outpatient / orthopedic environment.
  • One year of physical therapy assistant experience with skill sets and experience with target population in job setting.

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 23

Primary Work Location Alta View Hospital

Expertise Rehabilitation

Job Type Part Time

Location US-UT-Sandy