Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital, a joint venture of Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health and Kindred Healthcare is accepting applications for a full time Physical Therapy Assistant.
As the only freestanding inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in Lancaster County (PA) we offer comprehensive intensive inpatient therapy to individuals recovering from stroke, brain injury, trauma, amputation, joint replacement or other rehabilitation diagnosis.
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients nts. Opportunities through our development programs and, training seminars , not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to focus on each patient as an individual to ensure that we are meeting their clinical needs and creating a fun and dynamic healing environment. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's ‘Most Admired Healthcare Company’ for 8 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives.
As a Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA you will:
Work in a team where you will provide quality, compassionate care in a secure setting.
Under the supervision of the Physical Therapist, you will implement the patient's Care Plan for rehabilitation. Help mentally and/or physically impaired patients to participate in tasks to restore, reinforce, and enhance their performance.
Communicate patient progress or problems to supervisor and other team members;
Document patient care in accordance with regulatory, licensing, payer and accrediting requirements.
Instruct patient's family or nursing staff in follow-through programs.
Maintain equipment and work area in a safe and clean condition. .