Athletico

Physical Therapist Assistant - Thomson

Job Locations US-GA-Thomson
Post Date 2 months ago(6/22/2022 6:08 PM)
Job Function
Physical Therapy Assistant
Metropolitan Area
Thomson
Employment Type
Full-Time
Requisition #
2022-22787
Zip Code
30824

Overview

This position is eligible for a $5,000 Sign-On Bonus. Apply Today!

 

Greater Purpose and Core Values: Athletico’s Greater Purpose is to empower people, inspire hope and transform lives. We accomplish this by providing exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury. This is accomplished through building on our Core Values of one team, understanding our business, recognition, people-focused, accountability, continuous innovation and trust and integrity, which are the foundation for our unique culture.

 

Position Summary: Represent and provide counsel to the company on a wide range of commercial and other legal matters, including leasing, company and vendor contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and general commercial law and liability matters.  This role will be a strategic business partner and work directly with business colleagues to manage contract drafting, review and negotiations and address legal risks as they arise.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The below  is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organization and the overall business objectives of the organization.

  • Providing exceptional patient care and service
  • Progressing patient's plan of care that has been established by the physical therapist.
  • Periodic written and dictated communication to physicians through progress notes and discharge summaries after consulting with supervising PT regarding patient's plan of care.
  • Frequent communication with supervising PT regarding appropriate treatment plan, follow-up appointments, and potential discharge for patients
  • Supervising rehabilitation aides with patient care and administrative staff as needed
  • Community Services (such as):
    • Hosting a booth at a health related fair.
    • Presenting an in-service on orthopedic injuries or prevention.
    • Providing coverage to special events such as sport camps, races, tournaments & lectures.
    • Performing complimentary screenings to the public with appropriate referrals as necessary.
  • Daily paperwork. All PT Assistant’s are responsible for documenting all treatment in patient charts and completing all written communications in a timely manner, i.e., progress notes, discharge summaries, daily S.O.A.P. notes, charge slips, and daily total sheets, and insurance/plan of care forms as necessary. Physical Therapist Assistants are also responsible for keeping the patients chart up to date with current scripts, tally sheets, and monitoring insurance coverage.
  • Establish and develop professional relations with other potential referral sources including:

    • Physician contacts – inform physicians of our services, locations, quality patient care and philosophy to be the best provider of therapy services in the area working
    • Attend patient physician appointments and perform shadow opportunities when possible
    • Provide appropriate and timely written and/or verbal communication and follow-up when necessary
    • Continue the development of professional skills and interest through continuing education course, program involvement, staff in-services and professional meetings

     

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Current  licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the state practicing
  • Associates degree, accredited by an accredited PTA Program
  • Current CPR certification and AED training
  • Minimum of 2 years experience outpatient experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills
  • Energetic and a team player
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently

The physical demands and work environment describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

 

Physical Demands: 

  • Ability to fulfill office activities including but not limited to remain stationary for extended periods of time (i.e. while working at a desk), stoop/kneel/crouch, travel around the office, communicate with others (verbal and written), and use fine motor skills including fine hand manipulation and keyboarding.
  • Ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Work Environment: 

  • Consistent with a standard office environment, noise level is low with little to no extraordinary environmental factors.

Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.   This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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