Therapist Physical Assistant

in Round Rock, TX

Therapist Physical Assistant Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    24006775

  • Job Location

    Round Rock, TX 78665, US

  • Job Category

    Allied Health

  • Career Area

    Other

  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

  • Shift

    Day Job

BSW ROUND ROCK MEDICAL CENTER EXPANSION 2025

Join us in an extraordinary opportunity to be at the forefront of our hospital's expansion in Round Rock, Texas. As we gear up to open our doors on January 11, 2025, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the future of healthcare in our community.

Our expansion, spanning 165,000 square feet, will introduce a state-of-the-art patient tower to our Round Rock hospital, tailored to accommodate the evolving needs of our rapidly growing population. Among its highlights, the tower will house an innovative 11-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, alongside expanded capacities for crucial departments such as med/surg and labor and delivery.

Anticipate a host of enhancements, including:

·Additional operating rooms, cath labs, and procedural areas.

·Expansions and upgrades to communal spaces.

·Implementation of advanced equipment across various departments.

·Shell space earmarked for future growth, including the expansion of our Emergency Department and operating suites.

As we embark on this transformative journey, we invite you to seize this unparalleled opportunity to make a meaningful impact on healthcare delivery in our community. Interviews will commence in Summer 2024, with selections finalized by November 2024, and start dates beginning on January 6, 2025.

JOB SUMMARY

The Physical Therapist Assistant, under the supervision of a physical therapist, conducts patient assessment, testing and therapy using standard physical therapy modalities to restore function, relieve pain and prevent disability.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

  • Administers physical therapy interventions as planned and directed by the Physical Therapist to facilitate quality patient care; applies therapeutic methods appropriately.
  • Instructs and assists patients, monitors patient performance and physical status to ascertain effectiveness of program.
  • Assists with patient mobility to include bed mobility, transfers and gait. Utilizes modalities correctly and answers patient questions regarding use of modalities.
  • Adheres to safety practices with patient guarding.
  • Escorts patients to the treatment area in preparation for treatment.
  • Establishes rapport with patient in a professional manner.
  • Develops and documents effective home exercise programs and supplemental instructional programs as needed.
  • Prepares comprehensive and concise assessments and documentation of patient treatment and progress and ensures information is dispensed to the appropriate parties.
  • Communicates with the Physical Therapist as needed regarding patient progress and need for goal modification.
  • Submits accurate charges in a timely manner.
  • Supervises physical therapy aides and students, when appropriate and as assigned, in accordance with the Texas Physical Therapy Practice Act guidelines. Effectively communicates treatment information to the Physical Therapy aide.
  • Fulfills continuing education and\or certification requirements to maintain required qualifications. Takes responsibility to know and complete professional and technical requirements and provide documentation on such requirements. Attends available professional education programs. Reviews and studies appropriate current physical therapy and medical literature. Presents educational programs to Physical Therapy staff in a professional manner when requested.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Must be physically capable of prolonged being upright, moving, pushing and holding.
  • Good communications skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient.
  • Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families and other employees at all levels.

BENEFITS

Our competitive benefits package includes the following.

  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level

QUALIFICATIONS

- EDUCATION - Associate's

- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience

- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
      &nbspPhysical Therapy Asst (PTA)

      &nbspBasic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

Job Skills

  • basic life support (bls
  • patient assessment
  • basic life support
  • guarding

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