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OP - Physical Therapy Assistant (PRN)

Company: Valir Health
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Who We AreValir Health is a comprehensive healthcare organization specializing in a full range of medical services. Valir serves Oklahoma with a 50 bed hospital and 19 outpatient clinics around the state. Valir Health offers a complete continuum of care with their Hospice and PACE programs. At Valir we ensure that patients are treated in the right place, at the right time, with the right care.At Valir Health, we are committed to establishing a higher standard through integrity and compassion for all we serve. Valir Heath is the only healthcare company to be awarded the OK Ethics Compass Award and was recognized by Inc. Magazine for the past five consecutive years as one of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.Driven by the motto "Do the right thing," Valir Health's continuing accomplishments are the direct result of the dedication, leadership and heart of our employees. By Caring for our employee family, we empower teams of passionate, dedicated people to achieve excellent patient outcomes - the reason we are in business.Valir Health invites you to join our incredible team of employees and apply today!Job Summary:Provide PTA skills and functions to assigned patients as directed by the Clinic Manager. Employee may provide care in the patient's home or place of residence.Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Conduct effective and appropriate treatment interventions and communication with evaluating and supervising physical therapist.
  • Prepare and submit all required reports in a timely manner.
  • Maintain timely filing and completing of required documentation.
  • Perform and conduct training as requested.
  • Participate in meetings and committees as designated to promote the development of the area and/or clinical specialty
  • Work with other therapists to maintain level of care and communication of assigned patients.
  • Assume responsibility for equipment, inventory, safety, and security of assigned facilities.
  • Maintain compliance with external agency requirements as designed.
  • Perform in a manner, which strengthens the coordination and cooperation of all organizational components of Valir Health.
  • Any and all other duties and responsibilities assignedSupervisory Responsibilities:
    • None.Required Skills/Abilities:
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
      • Excellent customer service skills.
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
      • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
      • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
      • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
      • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
      • Protect confidentiality in all areas as applicable
      • Knowledge of legal and ethical considerations in occupational therapy practice
      • Ability to keep accurate records and write meaningful reports
      • Ability to execute therapeutic procedures and manipulate special equipment accurately and safelyEducation, Licenses, Certifications and Experience:
        • Must equal or surpass minimal certification requirements established by the State of Oklahoma licensing standards. Licensed in Oklahoma or eligible (may be obtained after hire).
        • Current CPR certification
        • Associate's Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant or Bachelor's Degree in Physical Therapy.
        • One year clinical experience in Physical TherapyPhysical Requirements:
          • Ability to speak, hear, and read English
          • Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape
          • Lift up to 75# from floor to 19" and 100# 19" to 25"(Occasional)
          • Stand (Constant)
          • Walk up to .25 mile (Frequent)
          • Sit (Occasional)
          • Sustained Forward bending in standing (Occasional)
          • Sustained squat (Occasional)
          • Kneeling (Occasional)
          • Push/Pull up to 100# of force at 36"(Frequent)
          • Repetitive squat (Occasional)
          • Full body range of motion (Constant)
          • Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50#(Constant)
          • Front Carry - two handed carry of 25# up to 20 feet(Occasional)
          • Balance (Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etcSafe Environment:
            • Demonstrate knowledge of specific and individual role in the fire/safety program including the following management plans: safety, security, hazardous materials/waste, emergency preparedness, life safety, medical equipment and utility systems.
            • Participate in the policies and procedures relating to infection control for self, patients, and staff.
            • Observe proper body mechanics and safety precautions in all job duties.
            • Communicate information about incidents involving self, patients, staff and/or visitors to appropriate parties, using facility incident reporting systems as appropriate.
            • Demonstrates the safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation.Growth & Development:
              • Attend and participate in all applicable training and development workshops including mandatory annual in-services/competencies.
              • Actively identify and participate in training, education and developmental activities to improve own knowledge and performance or the knowledge and performance of others.
              • Seek and use feedback to improve own performance
              • Develop professional and personal growth by utilizing community and professional resources.

Keywords: Valir Health, Oklahoma City , OP - Physical Therapy Assistant (PRN), Healthcare , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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