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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)- Outpatient in Las Vegas, NV

Company: Dignity Health Physical Therapy
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Dignity Health- OutpatientSelect MedicalPhysical Therapist AssistantFull TimeLas Vegas, NVExperience the power of physical therapy with Dignity Health Physical Therapy in Las Vegas!**Sign On Bonus**Experience the power of physical therapy! Our community-oriented outpatient orthopedic center in Las Vegas is looking for a compassionate, caring and driven licensed physical therapist assistant (PTA) to provide exceptional patient care to patients of all ages and abilities. This would be a split schedule between our Sahara and South Durango OP ortho locations treating two to three full days at each. A full time 40 hour work week Monday- Friday with an occasional Saturday as needed. An ideal LPTA has at least one (1) year of outpatient orthopedic experience. We are able to consider new graduate and prefer one who has completed a clinical rotation/ experience with a Select Medical outpatient center. Those who have solid OP ortho rotations and ready for a challenge will be considered. Our Sahara OP ortho team is able to offer mentorship as we treat a diverse population of high level athletes to geriatrics. The majority of our patients are general ortho but we also treat sports medicine, vestibular, concussion and neuro conditions.Our highly trained and respected clinical team provides treatment services that maximize functionality and promote the best optimal outcomes for our patients. We utilize a variety of evidence-based treatments and manual therapy techniques to create individualized treatment plans focused on helping each patient achieve their specific goals and get back to the things that are important to them. Our work environment offers a great opportunity to provide skilled care to patients and grow with the nation's leader in outpatient physical therapy and rehabilitation.You must be licensed as a physical therapist assistant in the state of Nevada to begin. Those soon sitting for the exam are welcome to apply with offer contingent upon passing the boards.Addresses: 4980 West Sahara Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89146 and 6048 South Durango Drive. Las Vegas, NV 89113Schedule: Must be available for a 40 hour work week as early as 7am or as late as 7pm with an occasional Saturday as needed.Bonus: $2k Sign OnIndustry-leading continuing education opportunities.Diverse patient mix including sports medicine.Ask about our learning opportunities including journal clubs and study groups.Mentorship and career development programs.We offer excellent benefits including.An unmatched Continuing Education Program.Certification and specialist programs.Leadership training program.Company match 401K.Generous paid time off + holidays + sickPPO Insurance with multiple plans and HSA to choose from.Contact our regional recruiter for additional details or apply now!Shanel GreenSr. Regional Recruiter- Outpatient DivisionSelect Medicalssgreen@selectmedical.com610-223-5944Dignity Health Physical Therapy is part of the Select Medical Outpatient Division, a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation. Throughout the country, the Select Medical family of brands includes Banner Physical Therapy, Select Physical Therapy, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT), Saco Bay Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Champion Sports Medicine, Rehab Associates, NovaCare and Select Kids Pediatric Therapy, Emory Rehabilitation Outpatient Center, Kessler Rehabilitation Center, SSM Health Physical Therapy and Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation Outpatient Therapy. Together, these brands comprise a national network of almost 1800 centers in 37 states and the District of Columbia. The centers offer a wide range of general physical therapy services such as hand therapy, sports medicine and work injury prevention and management. Throughout the country, we also provide physical therapy and athletic training services to professional sports teams, colleges, universities and high schools and serve as the exclusive physical rehabilitation provider to several major U.S. corporations. #ACNResponsibilities:Responsible for patient care under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist as mandated by State Practice Act.Possesses training and education which allows him/her to assist the Physical Therapist in carrying out prescribed treatment program.Implements, with minimal supervision, high quality physical therapy services for patients, caregivers and facilities in accordance with the principals and practices of physical therapy and with Select Medical policies and procedures.Develops treatment plans, supervises assistants and aides, contributes to case management, and provides quality patient care.Maintains positive level of interaction with facilities and clients. Enhances and expands client relations with facilities and their staff.Qualifications:Physical Requirements:Ability to lift patients using biomedical techniques frequently throughout the course of a work day/shift; must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds of weight alone.Ability to walk, bend, stand, and reach constantly during a work day/shift.Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to maintain accurate records, recognize people, and understand written direction.Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions.Ability to push wheeled equipment throughout the facility and in the community.Fine motor skills adequate for scheduling and preparing patients, equipment, and supplies for treatment.Ability to participate in sustained activities for many hours in duration in accordance with state labor laws.Required Credentials:A valid state license (where applicable), registration or certification as a Physical Therapist Assistant upon graduation from an approved curriculum for Physical Therapist Assistants, and having passed a national examination for Physical Therapist Assistants certified by the CAPTE.State license and/or certification must be valid in the state in which the individual will practice.Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificationAdditional Data:Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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