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Physical Therapist Assistant Outpatient PRN

WCO - Wellstar Corporate Office • Marietta, Georgia • Day Shift • PRN • JR-4087

Overview

The Physical Therapist Assistant Outpatient PRN is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses – are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association.

  • PRN
  • Day Shift
  • 6+ years of experience

Success Profile

Find out what it takes to succeed as a Physical Therapist Assistant Outpatient PRN:

  • Collaborative
  • Time Efficient
  • Organized
  • Critical Thinker
  • Attention to Detail
  • Compassionate

Benefits that Reflect Your Contributions

  • Your Pay

    A compensation program designed for fair and equitable pay.

  • Your Future

    Secure your future with plans that also include an employer match. Plans and guidance for the future.

  • Your Wellness

    Traditional healthcare benefits combined with progressive wellness programs to help you be your best self!.

  • Your Joy

    Special and unique benefits and programs ensuring a balanced life and a workplace culture built on trust.

Job Details

Facility: WCO - Wellstar Corporate Office

Various Locations in Metro ATL

Job Summary:


The Physical Therapist Assistant, under the direction of the Physical Therapist collaborates in planning and implementing programs that help to restore or improve function in mobility, strength, coordination, and range of motion in patients suffering from disease or injury. Services are provided across the full continuum and rendered in a cost conscious, quality focused, and customer-oriented manner. Compliance with all applicable regulatory standards is also required with this role.

Core Responsibilities and Essential Functions:


Provision of Care

- Implements the physical therapy treatment plan under the direction of the physical therapist.
- Selects appropriate treatment activities to progress patient towards goals.
- Revises goals/plan of care in collaboration with the physical therapist and patient/family
- Provides ongoing patient/family education and training
- Provides discharge instructions, follow-up and referral to community resources as appropriate
- Acts as a referral source for staff, families, physicians on services and equipment related to rehabilitation services. Documentation

- Documents each treatment session according to departmental protocols
- Completes and submits family education, discharge and other required documentation within facility and program guidelines General Requirements

- Adheres to ethical business practices by striving to perform in a manner that conforms to the highest standards of ethical behavior, integrity and honesty.
- Embraces diversity and demonstrates the ability to work together.
- Maintains confidentiality of all patient information.
- Maintains attendance/punctuality in accordance with system policy and procedure.
- Adheres to departmental dress code policy, including wearing and displaying ID badge appropriately.
- Communicates information effectively both verbally and in writing with all team members. Attends and participates in staff meetings, required inservices, process improvement activities, and other meetings as requested.
- Organizes workload to complete responsibilities in an appropriate and timely manner.
- Utilizes materials and equipment in a safe and cost-effective manner.
- Observes infection prevention precautions Customer Service

- Strives to help lead the industry through vision, technology, innovation and customer service. Strives to make a difference in the lives of our employees and patients.
- Encourages a positive environment and experience for co-workers and patients,
- Consistently applies AIDET principles in all interactions with patients.
- Encourages a positive environment and experience for co-workers and patients. Treats patients and fellow team members with respect. Fosters teamwork with trust, support and collaboration.
- Demonstrates knowledge of service recovery principles and implements appropriately Professional Development

- Participates in professional development and mandatory education activities.
- Completes core and annual competencies according to established departmental timelines.
- Completes all educational requirements required by discipline to maintain licensure.
- Participates in orientation and training of new employees.
- Completes all mandatory hospital and/or system mandatory requirements

Required Minimum Education:


High school diploma Required or
equivalent Required and
graduate from an accredited physical therapy assistant program. Required

Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s):


Physical Therapist Asst 1.00 Required
Basic Life Support 2.00 Required
BLS - Instructor 2.00 Required
BLS - Provisional 2.00 Required

Additional Licenses and Certifications:

Required Minimum Experience:

Required Minimum Skills:


Effective communication skills, customer service focused, team oriented, and basic computer skills.

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Mission, Vision & Values

At a time when the healthcare industry is changing rapidly, Wellstar remains committed to exceeding patients’ and team members’ expectations, while transforming healthcare delivery.

Our Mission

To enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve.

Our Vision

Deliver worldclass health care to every person, every time.

Our Values

  • We serve with compassion

  • We pursue excellence

  • We honor every voice

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