• Physical Therapy Assistant

    Job Locations US-NV-Nellis AFB
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/16/2018 12:35 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2429
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
  • Overview

    ERP International, LLC (www.erpinternational.com) is currently seeking a Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant to support Mike O'Callaghan Federal Medical Center at Nellis AFB in Las Vegas, NV .  Please apply online to learn more about this great opportunity!
     
     
    About ERP International, LLC
    ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40+ states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide.
     
    ERP's commitment and dedication to its customers was most recently reflected in an independent Dun and Bradstreet customer satisfaction rating in which ERP earned a customer satisfaction rating of 95 percent. Our exceptional customer rating ranks the company among the top five percent of all companies receiving the Dunn and Bradstreet rating.
     
    ERP is an equal employment opportunity employer.
     
    ERP offers exceptional benefits, including competitive compensation, Medical/Dental/Vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, a matching 401(k), training and education opportunities, and semi-monthly direct deposit.

    Responsibilities

    Schedule:
    This position offers the flexibility to work five days/week Monday - Friday, 8 hour shifts between 7:30am and 4:30pm, or
    Four days/week, 10 hour shifts between 7:00am and 6:00pm
    No weekends or holidays
     

    Job Specific Duties:

    The type of work may include, but is not limited to, the following:
    • Provide a full range of physical therapy assistant services, including the services given below, as directed by the supervising physical therapist.
    • Carry out a program of corrective exercise and treatment for assigned patients, as directed by the head physical therapist. Under supervision, administer such treatment as exercise, gait training, massage, whirlpool, hot packs, diathermy, ultrasound, paraffin, ice packs and traction. Instruct patients on segments of the program including proper use of wheelchairs, crutches, braces, and prosthetic appliances and devices.
    • Administer traction to relieve neck and back pain, using intermittent and static traction equipment. Instruct, motivate, and assist patients to learn and improve functional activities, such as pre-ambulation, transfer, ambulation, and daily-living activities.
    • Observe patients during treatments and compile and evaluate data on patients' responses to treatments and progress and report orally or in writing to the physical therapist.
    • Fit patients for, adjust, and train patients in the use and care of orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, walkers, and wheelchairs.
    • Confer with members of the physical therapy staff and other health team members, individually and in conference, to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment programs. Coordinate with other departments and the clinic staff to provide complete care to patients. Act as a liaison with nursing, medical staff, and other therapists to facilitate problem solving and coordination of services. Act as educational resource.
    • Perform administrative duties such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, answering telephone, taking messages, filling out forms, scheduling patients, and staffing the reception area.
    • Maintain and care for department equipment and supplies and storage. Maintain department records and files in accordance with facility policies. Perform coding of patient encounters and workload.
    • Measure patient's range-of-joint motion, length and girth of body parts, and vital signs to determine effects of specific treatments or to assist physical therapist to compile data for patient evaluations.
    • Monitor treatments administered by physical therapy aides.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Education:  Graduation from an accredited physical therapy assistant program
    License/Certification and Training: Active, unrestricted LPTA license from any state
    Experience:  Minimum 1 year experience within the past 3 years as a Physical Therapist Assistant
    Security:  Must be a US Citizen and must be able to pass a government background check
     
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