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Physical Therapist Assistant PRN

Company: Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Northwest Arkansas
Location: Berryville
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

A career at Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Northwest Arkansas, formally known as Rogers Rehabilitation Hospital, a state-of-the-art, 36-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepoint Health and Mercy, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people in Rogers County who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Northwest Arkansas area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply! What you will do in this role:

  • Under guidance of supervising PT: Acquires pertinent information and implements comprehensive program using varied techniques and treatment activities; reviews and modifies treatment in response to changing patient needs; identifies equipment and discharge needs
  • Is aware of patient injury/diagnosis and takes all necessary precautions for observing indications and contradictions
  • Assists the patient in the preparation for treatment/modality as necessary
  • Provides treatment to diverse diagnostic populations and completes supporting documentation according to hospital policy and State Practice Act
  • Communicates collaborates with support personnel regarding treatment orders as directed by the supervising PT
  • Applies the physical agents, therapeutic exercises or gait-training activates as outlined by the licensed PT, in the patient POC. Progresses patients in an appropriate manner when deemed necessary by the PT
  • Other duties as assigned Qualifications
    • Current state licensure as a Physical Therapy Assistant
    • Previous experience in the care of patients preferred
    • Current BLS/CPR Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Northwest Arkansas strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs. Our rehabilitation programs provide ongoing care and specialized treatment to patients throughout their recovery journey. We offer customized, intense rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury.

Keywords: Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital Northwest Arkansas, Rogers , Physical Therapist Assistant PRN, Healthcare , Berryville, Arkansas

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