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PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT (PTA) - PRN

Company: Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island
Location: North Smithfield
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionA career at Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island, a 20-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepoint Health and Landmark Medical Center, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring of people in Rhode Island who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the North Smithfield area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply! Our Benefits:New competitive pay rates Low therapist-to-patient ratios Professional development and advancement opportunities Targeted approach to career development Strong interdisciplinary teamwork opportunities Superior quality patient outcomes Supportive leadership and culture State-of-the-art equipment Affordable medical, dental and vision plans provided to meet the needs of full employees and their families Up to 20 days of PTO for full time employees 6 paid holidays for full time employees Tuition reimbursement, continuing education opportunities and apprenticeship programs for eligible employees 401(k) retirement plan Flexible spending and health savings accounts What you will do in this role:Under guidance of supervising PT: Acquires pertinent information and implements comprehensive program using varied techniques and treatment activities; reviews and modifies treatment in response to changing patient needs; identifies equipment and discharge needsIs aware of patient injury/diagnosis and takes all necessary precautions for observing indications and contradictionsAssists the patient in the preparation for treatment/modality as necessaryProvides treatment to diverse diagnostic populations and completes supporting documentation according to hospital policy and State Practice Act Communicates collaborates with support personnel regarding treatment orders as directed by the supervising PTApplies the physical agents, therapeutic exercises or gait-training activates as outlined by the licensed PT, in the patient POC. Progresses patients in an appropriate manner when deemed necessary by the PTOther duties as assignedQualificationsCurrent state licensure as a Physical Therapy AssistantPreviousexperience in the care of patients preferredCurrent BLS/CPRCompensation is from $35 USDper hour or yearWe would expect those hired into this job would be paid within this hourly rate, however, certain circumstances may allow us to pay outside of this hourly rate. Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.--s-p-m1--By applying, you consent to your information being transmitted by Monster to the Employer, as data controller, through the Employer's data processor SonicJobs.See Lifepoint Health Terms & Conditions at https://lifepointhealth.net/terms-of-use and Privacy Policy at https://lifepointhealth.net/privacy-policy and SonicJobs Privacy Policy at https://www.sonicjobs.com/us/privacy-policy and Terms of Use at https://www.sonicjobs.com/us/terms-conditions

Keywords: Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island, Woonsocket , PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT (PTA) - PRN, Healthcare , North Smithfield, Rhode Island

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