Physical Therapist Assistant

Newport News, VA 23602

Industry: Healthcare Job Number: GL15164067 Pay Rate: $40000-55000 / year State: VA

Job Description

Nextaff of Northern Virginia

 

Location:                     Newport News, VA

 

Position/ Type:            Physical Therapist Assistant, Permanent, Full time

 

Description:    We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Physical Therapist Assistant to join our team!  We are a skilled nursing facility with short-term & long-term care consisting of 102 beds providing great opportunities for growth.  The facility has large gym with windows and a full team in place with all disciplines.  We promote independence and encouragement through a robust support network. We utilize electronic documentation via Net Health. Our services include comprehensive post-acute care, discharge planning program, long-term care services, incontinence, Alzheimer's and dementia care programs. We value creativity and compassion here, so we hope you will bring unique ideas to our team that enhance the care we provide to our clients.  We are looking for someone who loves what they do and is looking for a challenge. If this sounds like you, please send us your application today!

 

Rate:                            Negotiable

 

Hours per week:          Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week, 8:00AM to 4:30PM (no weekend rotation & no travel required)

 

Qualifications:

    Graduate of an accredited Associate degree for physical therapy assistant

    Current state licensure

    Valid Driver’s license

    Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

    Results-oriented with strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Responsibilities:

    Assess each patient and develop an appropriate treatment plan with measurable goals and time frames

    Collaborate and works well in team environment

    Address the whole patient as an individual. Design a program to restore, reinforce, and enhance our patients’ physical abilities

    Prepare and submit clinical and progress summaries based on identified and attained goals

    Ensure that other treating medical professionals have the necessary information to appropriately evaluate the patient

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