Physical Therapist Assistant IP - AdventHealth Central Texas
Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549
Our team members are nationally recognized for delivering the highest level of care. We offer the latest advances in medicine and provide uncommon compassion as part of our faith-based approach to wellness. Our employees make a difference on a higher level by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. At AdventHealth Central Texas & AdventHealth Rollins Brook, you will receive a competitive salary while experiencing the freedom to deliver the best care for patients’ bodies, minds, and spirits in a way you feel passionate about. There is no better place to make a true impact in the lives of others.
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX
Located in the heart of Texas, AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook provide care for the citizens of Bell, Coryell and Lampasas counties.
Both AdventHealth Central Texas and AdventHealth Rollins Brook are committed to reinvesting in the community by offering the services, technologies and facilities to set the standard with the continually changing healthcare industry.
As a member of our team of more than 1,000 employees you will enjoy competitive salaries, exceptional benefits and opportunities for growth while working in an environment that is centered around our mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ.
Must be willing to travel and work between Killeen and Lampasas facilities.
You Will Be Responsible For:
Implements physical therapy plans as developed by the evaluating therapist.
Provides high quality patient care and treatment to facilitate achievement of patient goals, maximize patient functional abilities, and optimize patient outcomes and quality of life.
Effectively communicates with Physical Therapist, referring/attending Physician, patient / family and other rehabilitation team members to ensure coordination and continuity of care.
Accurately and promptly completes medical record data entry to document patient progress; accurately and promptly completes patient charge entry to support billing for services provided.
Maintains knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements related to professional license and ensures continuous compliance.
Supports the mission, standards and goals of AdventHealth System, and the Rehabilitation Department by demonstrating behaviors and attitudes consistent with a Christian healing ministry.
What You Will Need:
Must be graduate of a college-based or university-based Physical Therapy Assistant training program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.
Must have earned a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science or a similar field of study.
Experience in adult and pediatric patient populations. Experience gained in clinical rotation as a student does meet this requirement.
Must have a current Texas Physical Therapy Assistant License.
Basic Life Support (BLS)
With supervision by a Physical Therapist, provides physical therapy within the scope of a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant as defined by the Texas Physical Therapy Practice Act and the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Primarily provides physical therapy in inpatient settings but may also provide physical therapy in outpatient and/or long-term-care settings. May provide physical therapy to pediatric, adult and/or geriatric patient populations. Implements physical therapy plans as established by a Physical Therapist. Provides high quality patient care and treatment to facilitate achievement of patient goals, maximize patient functional abilities, and optimize patient outcomes and quality of life.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.