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Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, Full Time

Company: Apple Rehab West Haven
Location: West Haven
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Apple Rehab West Haven - Apple Rehab West Haven is a 90 bed facility at 308 Savin Ave. in West Haven. Apple Rehab West Haven has a large community following where we have many returning residents who appreciate the care they are given and the family atmosphere they experience here with our long standing staff of many years. We see ourselves as a team for the good of our residents. We have a talented Therapy department which also draws resident from our community. Join us and be part of our team.
Come grow with us!
Are you ready to work for a company that is uniquely different; an organization that is committed to your personal and professional growth? Then come join the team at Apple Rehab, one of Connecticut's leading providers of short-term rehabilitation and skilled nursing care. We are currently seeking a Full Time Physical Therapist Assistant to join our team!
The Apple Rehab Difference
What distinguishes Apple Rehab? We think it is our philosophy of Better Life, which operates on the premise that each patient and staff member is a special individual with unique thoughts, ideas and experiences. It is the quality of the relationships between our staff and patients that make Apple Rehab a better place to live and work. Apple Rehab is a best-in-class provider of short-term rehabilitation and skilled nursing services. We seek to attract and retain the best employees; in turn we offer a competitive salary and first-rate benefits including medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, and life insurance as well as paid time off, 401(k) and much more.
Job Title: Physical Therapist Assistant
Job Description/Qualifications
Reports to: Rehabilitation Director and Physical Therapist
General Purpose
Provides quality resident care to enable the resident to achieve and maintain the maximum level of functional ability while maintaining positive level of interaction with facility and resident.
Essential Job Responsibilities


  • Complies with ethical, regulatory, procedural and professional standards and practice guidelines as defined by state of licensure.
  • Assists the PT in providing physical therapy treatments to residents as determined by the Plan of Care.
  • Manages caseload with supervisor by scheduling treatment individually or in groups while maintaining efficiency expectations.
  • Instructs resident, family, and caregivers in PT to be continued upon discharge.
  • Adheres to PPS guidelines, ensures all PT documentation/treatment conforms to documentation/billing policies and procedures.
  • Working with PT, provides oversight and direction of techs and assists in the supervision and education of affiliating students.
  • Assists in the assurance that the physical surroundings and equipment are sanitary, orderly and free from conditions that may cause safety hazards.

    Residents' Rights Functions

    • Maintains resident confidentiality and privacy. Fosters feelings of self worth and respect by treating residents with kindness and understanding.
    • Knows and complies with Residents' Bill of Rights. Reports all grievances and resident complaints to administrator and/or Director of Nursing immediately.

      Physical Requirements

      • Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds. Moving, lifting or transferring of patients may involve lifting of up to 100 pounds.
      • Ability to stand for extended periods
      • Fine motor skills
      • Visual acuity

        Other Job Functions

        • Maintains own professional competence as well as learning new creative trends in PT treatment through participation in continuing education, seminars and training programs.
        • Attends all mandatory in-services.

          Qualifications

          • Graduate of APTA accredited PTA school and eligible for licensure in the state they are practicing in.
          • New Grads Welcome to Apply!

            Benefits
            Apple Rehab offers an attractive benefit package for employees of 30 hours or greater that may include the following:

            • Scholarships and career growth opportunities
            • Unlimited Access to Continuing Education Platform
            • Paid Continuing Education Day
            • Paid Travel Time and Mileage
            • Paid Clinical Licensure
            • 4 Weeks Paid Time Off
            • 7 Paid Holidays
            • Health Insurance Benefits
            • Short & Long Term Disability
            • Call-a-Doc / 24-7 MD telephone service
            • Employee Assistance Program
            • Life Insurance
            • 401K Retirement Program
            • Longevity Credit

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Keywords: Apple Rehab West Haven, West Haven , Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, Full Time, Healthcare , West Haven, Connecticut

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