Job details

Location: Marysville, CA

Salary: $46 / Hour - $50 / Hour

Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)



POSITION TYPE: Physical Therapist Assistant

SPECIALTY UNIT: Skilled Nursing Facility

LOCATION: Marysville, CA

SHIFT: Days

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent


We are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) to join our team. If you are committed to improving the lives of individuals through effective rehabilitation, we invite you to apply and be a valuable part of our healthcare family.


Job Summary:

As a Physical Therapy Assistant at our Skilled Nursing Facility, you will play a crucial role in providing high-quality rehabilitation services to our residents. Under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist, you will assist in the development and implementation of individualized treatment plans to help residents regain mobility, strength, and independence. Your contributions will have a significant impact on the well-being and recovery of our residents.


Key Responsibilities:

  1. Patient Assessment: Conduct initial and ongoing assessments of residents to determine their physical and functional status.
  2. Treatment Planning: Collaborate with the supervising Physical Therapist to develop individualized treatment plans based on resident assessments and goals.
  3. Therapeutic Interventions: Administer therapeutic exercises, modalities, and manual techniques as prescribed by the Physical Therapist to improve residents' physical function and mobility.
  4. Documentation: Maintain accurate and detailed records of resident evaluations, treatment interventions, and progress notes in compliance with facility policies and regulatory requirements.
  5. Education: Provide education to residents and their families regarding the goals, benefits, and techniques of physical therapy treatments.
  6. Collaboration: Work closely with the interdisciplinary healthcare team to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care for residents.
  7. Safety: Adhere to infection control protocols, safety measures, and ethical standards to maintain a safe and supportive rehabilitation environment.
  8. Communication: Communicate effectively with the Physical Therapist, nursing staff, and other team members to provide updates on resident progress and adjust treatment plans as needed.


Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program
  • CA state licensure as a Physical Therapy Assistant
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) certification
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Compassion and empathy for the elderly and individuals with various medical conditions
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Prior experience in a skilled nursing facility or geriatric rehabilitation is a plus, also open to new grads


Job Benefits:

  • 401K + match
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • PTO
  • Con Ed Allowance



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