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Licensed Therapist / Physical Therapist Job in Modesto, California / Government

Company: Therapy Scout
Location: Modesto
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

We are seeking a Physical Therapist Assistant to join an interdisciplinary team in a SNF. Education & Certification: Graduate of an accredited physical therapist assistant program. Skills & Requirements: Must possess the ability to read, write and speak the English language, communicate resident condition to others and make independent decisions as needed; must have common working knowledge of all rules, laws and regulations as defined by the state as it relates to physical therapy and maintain good communication with your supervising qualified therapist; must be patient, friendly, courteous and respectful to residents in any situation, including difficult ones; must have ability to implement physical therapy programs, goals and objectives needed in the rehabilitation department; must be able to move frequently throughout the workday; must be able to handle sensitive situations related to the emotional well-being of the residents with patience, dignity and respect; must be able to lift 40 lbs floor to waist; lift 10 lbs waist to shoulder; lift and carry 40 lbs; and push/pull 40 lbs. Experience: Must have a current active PTA license for state of practice in good standing; one year experience in a health care setting; SNF/long-term care experience required. Working Conditions Works specifically in the rehabilitation department, resident rooms, etc.; bends, lifts, sits, stands and moves frequently throughout the shift; deals with frequent interruptions and possibly upset residents and family members; works regularly scheduled shifts with possible weekends, holidays and other hours based on resident needs; primary responsibility is care of residents but also deals with visitors, government personnel, etc.; participates in required continuing education programs; subject to odors, falls, burns and exposure to infectious diseases, waste, etc., including AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses. Please inquire for additional information.

Keywords: Therapy Scout, Modesto , Licensed Therapist / Physical Therapist Job in Modesto, California / Government, Government & Protective Services , Modesto, California

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