Physical Therapy Assistant | Inpatient Rapid City Hospital | Full Time, Part Time and PRN | $5000 Sign On Bonus Available for Qualified Candidates

  • Monument Health
  • Apr 03, 2024
Therapy

Job Description

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Starting Pay Rate Range

$23.25 - $29.06

(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

It starts with heart. That is what you will do each day. As a Physical Therapist Assistant at Monument Health, you will be valued as an essential team member providing compassionate patient focused care. You will discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and— most importantly— a life-changing career. You will make a difference. Every day.

As a Physical Therapist Assistant, operating in the inpatient services area, you will provide direct patient care to patients of all ages, birth through geriatric, and documentation of that care as outlined in the policy and procedure guidelines. You will carry out other patient care and operational duties for the Rehab Services Department, as indicated.

Our vision at Monument Health is to be one team, to listen, to be inclusive, and to show we care. To do the right thing. Every time. If you share this philosophy, we hope you’ll join us.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Uses appropriate critical thinking and judgment in the provision of care. Performs all aspects of treatment based on accepted national, departmental and evidence-based standards. Provides treatment that meets or exceeds departmental outcome standards.
  • Documents in a timely, accurate manner which supports medical necessity in accordance with department standards.
  • Submits required paperwork for billing, accurate charges and authorizations. Demonstrates appropriate use of time management according to departmental productivity standards.
  • Demonstrates initiative in individual professional development. Completes all education required by the Monument Health system and for licensure/certification in a timely manner. Actively promotes the profession within Monument Health and to the outside community.
  • Incorporates and educates patient, family and caregivers in treatment, goal setting and discharge planning as appropriate.
  • Follows the established PT care plan and collaborates with primary PT on any care plan changes or problems.
  • Complies with all regulatory requirements as it pertains to insurance, accrediting bodies, national and state regulatory agencies.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Required:
Certification - Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - South Dakota Board of Physical Therapy

Physical Requirements:
Very Heavy work - exerting over 25 pounds of force constantly (67-100% of the time), and/or more than 50 pounds frequently (34-66% of the time), and/or more than 100 pounds of force occasionally (up to 33% of the time), and/or more than 100 pounds of force seldomly to move objects. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissues. Requires the ability to work designated shift lengths (including 8 and 12 hours), which may include night shifts or occasional irregular hours.

Job Category

Rehabilitation

Job Family

Physical Therapy

Department

RCH Occupational Therapy10 Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Inc.

Make a difference.  Every day.

Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.