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Physical Therapy Assistant

Alton, IL | Full Time
19 Days Ago

Job Description

Overview: Conveniently located less than three miles from Alton Memorial Hospital, River Crossing of Alton is right around the corner when you need us. Our residents' care and comfort is always the top priority for our team of experienced clinicians. With several lounge areas and activities provided seven days a week, River Crossing of Alton provides a full social calendar for our residents. River Crossing of Alton is so much more than just a nursing home... it's home. Responsibilities:
Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)

Helping people reclaim their lives. It's what gets you up in the morning and keeps you coming back for more. That sparkle in their eye when they take their first step. The look on their face when they know they have succeeded. The smile that serves as thank you as they walk, unaided, out the door. It's what you live for.


Our community has an opening for a driven, passionate, and caring Physical Therapy Assistant. The responsibilities of the PTA include carrying out treatments under the specific instructions from the Physical Therapist, is alert to detect signs and symptoms of favorable and unfavorable reactions, record and keep current treatment schedules, RUG minutes, and assure timeliness of paperwork and chart appropriate records.
Benefits:
What's in it for you?
  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance. Several great medical plans to choose from
  • Vacation and/or Paid Time off
  • Career Ladders and scholarship opportunities!
  • 401k retirement plan: 100% match of your contribution up to 3%; 50% match up to 5%
  • Robust tuition reimbursement: Up to $5,250 annually!*
  • Continuing education credits
  • UKG Wallet™ - access to your earned wages before payday!
  • with qualifying conditions

Benefits may vary based on full, part-time or PRN status
Qualifications:
  • Must hold and maintain current license as an Physical Therapy Assistant in our state. License must be in good standing
  • Must have an Associate degree in Physical Therapy Assistant
  • One year of experience in a skilled nursing facility is desired
  • Able to relate positively, favorably and motivate patients and families and work cooperative with others
  • Observant and accurate in recognizing and documenting patient change
  • Knowledge of principals involved in applying standard therapeutic procedures and a broad range of adaptive devices
  • We are a vaccinated care facility. New hires will need to provide proof of vaccination or other acceptable documents prior to starting employment
Come join our family where our team members dedicate themselves to love without limits and where they live by the standards of our safety-first, family always philosophy

Click Apply to join us!
Go to our website for more info and career opportunities www.ablehearts.org/careers

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