Physical Therapist Assistant – Full Time – The Ponce therapy Care Center – Saint Augustine, FL

The Ponce Therapy Care Center is situated on eight acres of beautiful grounds and is conveniently located less than a mile away from Flagler Hospital. In 2017, $4 million in renovations were completed, providing patients with well-appointed suites and a home-like environment. At The Ponce, we are dedicated to offering the most advanced therapies, highest quality of skilled nursing care, delicious menu options, and engaging activities all to enhance the overall well-being of each individual resident.

Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)

Our community is looking for a compassionate individual to help enrich the lives of our residents, making every day vibrant with beautiful smiles and tender care.

We are searching for a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) with the following qualities and skills:

Must possess a current, unencumbered license to practice as a Physical Therapy Assistant in the State of Florida

Provide individual Physical Therapy services to residents according to the plan of care.

Brief resident of procedures involved in physical therapy and prepare necessary equipment.

Assist in transporting residents to and from physical therapy room or area.

Demonstrate to resident and nursing personnel, as necessary, the use of medical appliances involved in physical therapy (e.g., wheelchairs, crutches, canes, braces, and prosthetic appliances and devices).

Perform physical therapy in resident’s room, as necessary.

Assist in preparing resident for treatment by dress or position and administer physical therapy in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Encourage resident to perform and/or participate in ADL functions.

Communicate with supervisory Physical Therapist regarding Plan of Care.

Must have training in rehabilitative and restorative therapy practices

Job Type: Full-time

Medical Specialty:

  • Geriatrics

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Source: Indeed.com
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