Physical Therapist Assistant

Presbyterian Homes & Services
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Job Details

  • Location: Dubuque, IA, 52003
  • Date Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Employment Type: Part Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Req Number: 18655
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Description

Overview:
Presbyterian Homes & Services - Mount Carmel Bluffs is seeking a Physical Therapist Assistant to join our expanding in-house Rehab team!

This position is part time approx 24 hours/week with opportunity to increase to full time in future with growing campus & rehab program.

Consider joining our team in providing compassionate and high quality care and services within a caring Christian environment.

ABOUT THIS COMMUNITY

Mount Carmel Bluffs is a shared ministry of the Sisters of Charity, BVM and Presbyterian Homes & Services, a new senior community in a beautiful and serene location atop the bluffs of Dubuque, Iowa, overlooking the Mississippi River.

This community offers the following care options: Residential Care Facility (RCF), Residential Care Facility (RCF) with Memory Care, Long Term Care/ Care Center.
Responsibilities:
The Physical Therapist Assistant assists with implementing and providing high quality physical therapy care and services to residents consistent with regulations and established rehabilitation policies, procedures and best practices.

• Provide patient/resident and family education/consultation related to the disorder and its management.
• Communicate resident status and needs to the patient/resident, their family, staff and other professionals (i.e. care conferences).
• Provide direct care of residents with physician ordered evaluation and treatment based upon regulations and established rehabilitation procedures and best practices as directed by the Physical Therapist.
• Maintain all required documentation in accordance with regulations and established rehabilitation best practices.
• Maintain treatment area, equipment and supply inventory as directed.
• Provide assistance with the daily operations of the rehab department as directed by the Physical Therapists and/or Director of Rehabilitation Services.
Qualifications:
  • Graduate for an accredited program for physical therapy assistants.
  • Current licensure in the state of practice as required
  • Competence in physical therapy treatment and documentation according to the Standards of Practice
  • Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating philosophies.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.
About PHS:
Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, and care and service options for older adults. Over 7,100 employees serve more than 26,000 older adults through 59 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin, and through Optage• home and community services. PHS is also co-owner of Genevive, the largest geriatric primary care practice in Minnesota, providing comprehensive care for over 15,000 older adults. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader dedicated to promoting independence, purposeful living, and overall well-being for those they serve. Today, PHS is one of the largest nonprofit providers of senior housing and services in the nation.

We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.

If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.

PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.