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Physical Therapy Assistant

Company: Synchrony Health Services
Location: Moyock
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Careers close to home and your heart

Since our founding in 1997, we've been making long-term care better for our residents and more rewarding for our team members. We're a Fortune Best Places to Work in Aging Services, a certified Great Place to Work, and one of Glassdoor's Top 100 Best Companies to Work. If you're looking for a place that embraces you for who you are, helps you achieve your full potential, and makes working hard feel less like hard work, then look no further than Trilogy.
Are you compassionately committed to customer service? If so, we would like to hear from you!

Synchrony Rehab, a subsidiary of Trilogy Health Services LLC, is seeking a licensed Physical Therapy Assistant at Currituck House, a dynamic and innovative Assisted Living health campus located in Moyock, NC. You must hold an active or pending Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) state license to apply for this position.

We invite you to learn more about our unique culture and the exciting opportunities that exist within our organization.
Job Description Summary:
Responsible for providing, under the direction of a physical therapist, therapeutic interventions in an interdisciplinary environment consistent with the position's qualifications, professional practices and ethical standards. Demonstrates accountability for and contributes to program development, quality improvement, problem solving and productivity enhancement in a flexible interdisciplinary environment.

--- Provides age-appropriate therapeutic interventions as directed by the physical therapist in campus locations, home health and/or outpatient care.
--- Evaluates patient response to treatment and provide feedback to the rest of the team.
--- Documents the course of patient care including progress made and continuing need for treatment.
--- Evaluates patient response to treatment and provides feedback to the rest of the team.
--- Documents the course of patient care including progress made and continuing need for treatment.
--- Participates in survey preparation activities.
--- Collaborates with the physical therapist to develop new methods of delivering education to patients and family.
--- Assists the physical therapist in providing team members with in-service/cross-training on physical therapy knowledge and skill areas as needed.
--- Contributes to the delivery of cost-effective care.
--- Reports any complaints and/or grievances made by the residents to the Rehab Program Director or Director of Health Services.
--- Reports incidents or suspected incidents of resident abuse to the Rehab Program Director/Director of Health Services and/or the Executive Director immediately.
--- Travel, as needed, to other campus locations and/or to home health assignments in the designated territory.
--- Complies with all resident rights per the company's Resident Rights Policy.
--- Maintains professional/technical competencies and proficiencies for job responsibilities.

--- Maintains Graduate of an APTA approved associate degree program or equivalent training that meets all state practice requirements and hold an applicable, unrestricted license to practice.
--- Education/experience in working with an adult and geriatric population is preferred, preferably in a skilled nursing setting. Education/experience with a disabled population is desirable.
--- Must hold applicable valid and unencumbered state license.
--- Must maintain current CPR Certification for healthcare providers through CPR training that includes hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment.
--- Two (2) years' experience in a healthcare, senior living industry or long-term care environment preferred.
--- Exemplary computer skills that include knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite of products.

Sitting, standing, bending, reaching, stretching, stooping, walking and moving intermittently during working hours. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. and assist and stabilize residents as they transfer from equipment. Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be fully met. Must be able to properly operate office equipment. Must be able to maintain verbal and written communication with co-workers, leadership team, supervisors, residents, family members, visitors, vendors and all business associates within or outside the Health Campus.
What if you could work for a company that genuinely cares about you as a person? At Synchrony, you're so much more than just an employee - you're a member of our family. Our benefits encompass your compensation, wellness, emotional and social well-being, so you can be the best version of yourself. That's the Synchrony Advantage. #C4U

Comprehensive Benefit Package Including:

  • Competitive Salaries & Weekly Pay
  • Affordable Health Insurance Option + up to $1,500 in HSA company contributions
  • Incentive Based Wellness Program w/On-site Health Screenings
  • Paid time Off
  • Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) with company match beginning July 1st, 2021!
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Scholarships and Student Loan Repayment
  • Employee & Dependent Scholarships
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Celebrations
  • And much more!

    Synchrony Hires Heroes Just Like YOU!
    GET IN TOUCH:Lauren (502) 305-3565

Keywords: Synchrony Health Services, Chesapeake , Physical Therapy Assistant, Healthcare , Moyock, Virginia

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