Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)
Company: Select Specialty Hospital - St. Louis
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: May 11, 2022
Overview:Critical Illness Recovery Hospital
Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)
At Select Specialty/Regency Hospitals, a division of Select
Medical, we care for chronically and critically ill or post-ICU
patients who require extended hospital care. Select Medical employs
over 48,000 people across the country and provides quality care to
approximately 70,000 patients each and every day across our four
Our mission is to provide an exceptional patient care experience
that promotes healing and recovery in a compassionate environment.
Each employee plays a vital role in doing that by living our
cultural behaviors - celebrating success, owning the future, being
patient-centered, creating change, thinking first and building
Do you love the challenge of working with medically complex
patients? Are you passionate about delivering an excellent patient
experience? If you answered 'yes', consider an opportunity with
us!Responsibilities:We are looking for valued employees who will be
Champions of the Select Medical Way, which includes putting the
patient first, helping to improve quality of life for the community
in which you live and work, continuing to develop and explore new
ideas, providing high-quality care and doing well by doing what is
You will assist directly and indirectly with the delivery of
Physical Therapy services to include transportation, therapeutic
exercises, and functional activities as outlined by treatment plan
and in accordance with state practice guidelines.
- Implementing treatment goals, plans, and programs as
established by the Physical Therapist (PT).
- Assisting the PT in carrying out the following therapeutic
interventions designed to meet the patients' long term goals:
Posture training, strengthening exercise, endurance/cardiac
training, balance exercises, coordination exercises, joint mobility
and muscle lengthening, pain relief, functional skills training and
community re-entry training.
- Training patients in locomotion using orthotics, prosthetics,
or assistive devices such as canes, crutches, walkers, and
- Demonstrating use of gait, belt, and safety awareness, as well
as demonstrating proper guarding techniques.
- Ordering and instructing patients in the use of prescribed
equipment.Qualifications:You will demonstrate an understanding of
patient needs, ensuring that each patient feels informed and
understood, as well as heard. You are passionate about providing a
superior quality of care. You are an inventive problem solver who
thrives in a dynamic environment.
- Valid state PTA license required.
- Possess a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification by start
date.Additional Data:We'd love for you to join the team!
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.
Keywords: Select Specialty Hospital - St. Louis, Saint Charles , Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA), Healthcare , Saint Charles, Missouri
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