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Certified Physical Therapy Assistant - Kansas Rehab Outpatient - FT - Day

Company: Stormont-Vail HealthCare
Location: Topeka
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Schedule:Full time - 36 hours/week or greaterShift:First Shift (Days - Less than 12 hours per shift) (United States of America)Weekly Work Schedule:M-F 7:30 to 4:00Job InformationExemption Status: Non-ExemptA Brief OverviewAdministers physical therapy treatments under the direction of a licensed physical therapist to patients suffering from injuries or disease affecting neurological, musculoskeletal, sensory, respiratory, and cardiac systems with the purpose of restoring function, relieving pain, and providing education to patients/family/staff within the scope of practice.Education QualificationsAssociate's Degree Physical Therapy Assistant accredited program. RequiredExperience QualificationsExperience providing healthcare. PreferredSkills and AbilitiesDemonstrates supportive behaviors necessary for age-specific care as determined by each specific department.Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, percent and to draw and interpret graphs.Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.Licenses and CertificationsPhysical Therapy Assistant - KSBHA RequiredBasic Life Support - BLS Required within 90 days of hire.What you will doAdministers physical therapy treatments under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist's plan of care working within the scope of practice as outlined by Kansas Law.Performs measurements and administers standardized testing within the scope of practice.Documents all treatments including subjective, objective, assessment, and plan for each visit.Inputs appropriate charges for treatments performed using hospital guidelines which follow Medicare and other insurance company rules.Provides education to the patient/family/caregivers and interdisciplinary staff relating to rehabilitation after injury or disease, post hospitalization care, wellness.Coordinates with interdisciplinary staff to integrate physical therapy practice with other aspects of patient care.Monitors and educates rehab techs and physical therapist assistant students.Completes all assigned competencies/mandated education and other tasks per organizational standards.Performs clerical duties such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, answering the telephone, taking messages, and filling out forms.Accepts assignment to committees/task forces.Participates in research for performance improvement and expanding knowledge of evidence based practice.Practices within the guidelines of KPTA/APTA, Kansas law/Federal law.Required for All JobsPerforms other duties as assignedComplies with all policies, standards, mandatory training and requirements of Stormont Vail HealthPatient Facing OptionsPosition is Patient FacingRemote Work GuidelinesWorkspace is a quiet and distraction-free allowing the ability to comply with all security and privacy standards.Stable access to electricity and a minimum of 25mb upload and internet speed.Dedicate full attention to the job duties and communication with others during working hours.Adhere to break and attendance schedules agreed upon with supervisor.Abide by Stormont Vail's Remote Worker Policy and will review and acknowledge the Remote Work Agreement annually.Remote Work CapabilityNonePhysical DemandsBalancing: Frequently 3-5 HoursCarrying: Frequently 3-5 HoursClimbing (Ladders): Occasionally 1-3 HoursClimbing (Stairs): Occasionally 1-3 HoursCrawling: Occasionally 1-3 HoursCrouching: Occasionally 1-3 HoursDriving (Automatic): Rarely less than 1 hourDriving (Standard): Rarely less than 1 hourEye/Hand/Foot Coordination: Frequently 3-5 HoursFeeling: Frequently 3-5 HoursGrasping (Fine Motor): Frequently 3-5 HoursGrasping (Gross Hand): Frequently 3-5 HoursHandling: Frequently 3-5 HoursHearing: Occasionally 1-3 HoursKneeling: Occasionally 1-3 HoursLifting: Frequently 3-5 Hours up to 50 lbsOperate Foot Controls: Occasionally 1-3 HoursPulling: Frequently 3-5 Hours up to 50 lbsPushing: Frequently 3-5 Hours up to 50 lbsReaching (Forward): Frequently 3-5 Hours up to 50 lbsReaching (Overhead): Frequently 3-5 Hours up to 50 lbsRepetitive Motions: Occasionally 1-3 HoursSitting: Frequently 3-5 HoursStanding: Frequently 3-5 HoursStooping: Frequently 3-5 HoursTalking: Frequently 3-5 HoursWalking: Frequently 3-5 HoursPhysical Demand Comments:The vision requirements include: peripheral vision, depth perception, close and distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.Working ConditionsBurn: Rarely less than 1 hourChemical: Rarely less than 1 hourCombative Patients: Occasionally 1-3 HoursDusts: Rarely less than 1 hourElectrical: Rarely less than 1 hourExplosive: Rarely less than 1 hourExtreme Temperatures: Rarely less than 1 hourInfectious Diseases: Occasionally 1-3 HoursMechanical: Rarely less than 1 hourNeedlestick: Rarely less than 1 hourNoise/Sounds: Occasionally 1-3 HoursOther Atmospheric Conditions: Rarely less than 1 hourPoor Ventilation, Fumes and/or Gases: Rarely less than 1 hourRadiant Energy: Rarely less than 1 hourRisk of Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids: Occasionally 1-3 HoursRisk of Exposure to Hazardous Drugs: Rarely less than 1 hourHazards (other): Rarely less than 1 hourVibration: Rarely less than 1 hourWet and/or Humid: Rarely less than 1 hourStormont Vail is an equal opportunity employer and adheres to the philosophy and practice of providing equal opportunities for all employees and prospective employees, without regard to the following classifications: race, color, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, uniformed service, disability or genetic information. This applies to all aspects of employment practices including hiring, firing, pay, benefits, promotions, lateral movements, job training, and any other terms or conditions of employment.Retaliation is prohibited against any person who files a claim of discrimination, participates in a discrimination investigation, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment act based upon the above classifications.

Keywords: Stormont-Vail HealthCare, Topeka , Certified Physical Therapy Assistant - Kansas Rehab Outpatient - FT - Day, Healthcare , Topeka, Kansas

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