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St. John's United
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  • Billings, MT
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PTA / Physical Therapy Assistant

SUMMARY:

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Assists physical therapists in providing physical therapy services to residents/patients of this facility and the clients of contract facilities that have impairments, functional limitations, disabilities, or changes in physical function and health status resulting from injury, disease, or other causes.

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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:

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  • Assists residents/patients/clients in restoring health, alleviating pain, and assessing impairments, functional limitations, disabilities, or changes in physical function and health status resulting from injury, disease, or other causes.
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  • Transports residents to and from treatment areas, lifting and transferring them according to positioning requirements
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  • Instruct, motivate, safeguard and assist patients/residents/clients as they practice exercises and functional activities
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  • Provides accurate and appropriate information to the supervising PT regarding the progress, goals and any changes to residents/patients/clients condition or function.
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  • Provides prevention and promotes health, wellness, and fitness.
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  • Interacts and practices in collaboration with the resident/patient/client, family, rehabilitation team, other healthcare professionals and staff.
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  • Follows the direction and supervision of the supervising physical therapist according to the APTA and Montana Physical Therapy Practice Guidelines.
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  • Performs post-employment physicals with new hired staff.
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  • Provides ongoing inservices to rehab team and staff, and CNA training
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  • Clean work area and check and store equipment after treatment
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  • Attends all appropriate meetings
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Employee Responsibilities
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  • Follows policy and procedures on annual TB testing.
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  • Follows policy and procedures on annual influenza vaccinations.
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  • Attends all mandatory in-services.
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  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Rehab.
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REQUIREMENTS:

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Minimum Requirements: Must be a licensed Physical Therapy Assistant in the State of Montana preferably with one to two years related experience.
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