Job Description

Job Number:2025
Job Title:Physical Therapist Assistant -PRN-Surprise
Category: Therapy
Facility:Sante of Surprise (AZ)
Location:Surprise, AZ
Salary Range:
Shift:Varies -PRN - As Needed
Status:Unscheduled/Per Diem
   
 
Sante Surprise is hiring a Physical Therapist Assistant-PTA for PRN/On Call shifts. We are seeking an experienced Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) to join our team of professionals with good schedule flexibility. Must have already completed 2000 hours of supervision and be able to work week days and/or weekends. We offer our therapy employees a fully staffed and nicely equipped gym to ensure a high level of guest service. 
 

Sante Surprise is the recipient of the 2018 Bronze National Quality Award-Commitment to Excellence, presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. Sante of Surprise is a 5-star Medicare rated property and had a Deficiency- free Arizona Department of Health Services annual survey. We are located near Sun City West, nearby to Banner Del Webb Hospital and easy access to Grand Ave and the 303 freeway.



The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) is responsible for providing Physical Therapy services to guests by assisting in the treatment, program planning and implementation, related documentation, and communication while functioning under the supervision of the Physical Therapist.
Provides Physical Therapy services to guests in a safe and effective manner under the supervision of a Physical Therapist in accordance with state regulations. 
Provides treatment in accordance with established standards of practice, department procedures and productivity standards.
Conducts treatments as assigned by the Physical Therapist and outlined in the treatment plan that includes but is not limited to areas of muscle strength, coordination, mobility, sensory awareness, sitting and standing, transfer training, balance activities, gait training, range of motion activities and modalities.
Assists in the selection of Physical Therapy techniques and in the sequence of activities, adapts techniques as indicated by guest performance and following consultation with the Physical Therapist. No major modification to the treatment plan is made without prior consultation with the Physical Therapist.
Monitors guests response to intervention and consults with Physical Therapist if modification is required.
Assists in establishing and modifying individual guest schedules in conjunction with the Physical Therapist and other team members.
Adheres to department and guest schedule and modifies as appropriate for treatment regimen.
Implements and conducts treatment as outlined in treatment plan.
Provides/recommends/fabricates adaptive devices, orthotics or prosthetics. Trains guest, family, and appropriate staff in the use or application of the above.
Documents results of guests assessment, treatment, follow-up, and termination of services.
Adheres to Therapy Department procedures regarding documentation of Physical Therapy services.
Accurately and efficiently utilizes documentation and billing software to record guest treatment, labor and CPT codes according to Sante Operations procedures


  • Associates degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited program.
  • Licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant through the Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy
  • One (1) year of experience as a PTA required, prefer experience in a Skilled Nursing Facility/Long Term Care or Transitional Rehab setting
  • Must have 2000 hours of supervision completed prior to hire.


Our Vision
To be the undisputed leader in quality and innovation in senior housing and post-acute care.
Our Mission
To provide the highest quality of care and customer satisfaction delivered with warmth, individual pride and team spirit.
Our Values
Put people first
Commit to excellence
Live a spirit to serve
Embrace optimism
Execute best practices
Upon date of hire, applicants will be required to provide documentation confirming authorization to work in the United States. Sante is not able to support VISA sponsorship.
In order to be considered for this position, your resume must reflect all relevant licenses, certifications, education, and experience noted in the requirements and minimum qualification sections of this job posting. Without this information, candidates cannot be considered for positions to which they may be qualified.

 

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