Physical Therapy Assistant - Relief (Acute Rehab Unit) at Mercy Health

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: Muskegon, Michigan





Job Description:


Employment Type:


Part time


Shift:


Day Shift




Description:





Highlights:



  • Become part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes rehab nurses, RN case managers, social workers, nursing assistants, and rehab providers, in addition to the therapy department!


  • Opportunities to treat a wide variety of diagnoses including: Neuro, TBI, ortho and trauma, and many more!


  • Acute Rehab Unit is based in the newly renovated Trinity Health Muskegon hospital that includes 24 private patient rooms, a state of the art therapy gym, and completely functional simulated home space!


  • PRN/Relief positions are a great way to get in to the hospital system as part time or full time PTA opportunities become available





Position Summary: Responsible to the Service Area Manager or designated Site Leader to assist the physical therapist with the administration of a medically prescribed physical therapy program for assigned patients/clients. Functions under the direct supervision of the physical therapist responsible for a specific patient's/client's care.


The staff therapist assistant assumes the responsibility and accountability for providing physical therapy modalities and treatment procedures as determined by a treatment plan of care established by a physical therapist and in accordance with established facility and departmental policies and procedures while maintaining the highest degree of quality care. The therapist assistant works cooperatively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards of professional physical therapy practice and interdisciplinary teamwork.



What the
Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)
will need:



  • Must be a graduate of a professional physical therapy assistant training program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association




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