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Providence Health & Services Physical Therapy Assistant - Home Health in Santa Monica, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Physical Therapy Assistant (full-time/day shift) to Providence Little Company Of Mary Home Health.

This position will provide coverage from Culver City to Santa Monica.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.

In this position you will:

  • Assume responsibility and accountability under the supervision of the Physical Therapist for a designated group of patients and provide physical therapy modalities and treatments in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality of patient care for individuals with physical impairments.

  • Be responsible for maintaining standards of professional and ethical practice in accordance with regulatory agencies and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

  • Provide care to; pediatric, adolescent, young, middle and older adult patients utilizing therapeutic modalities and principles in an interdisciplinary collaborative approach.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current unencumbered California State Physical Therapy Assistant License

  • Current BLS certification

  • Valid driver's license and state required auto insurance.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Home Health and/or acute care experience

About the home health you will serve.

As an integral part of the respected Providence Health & Services for over 25 years, our highly skilled healthcare professionals provide a full range of home health and clinical specialty programs to patients experiencing an illness, hospitalization or surgery or, for those receiving treatment for a chronic or acute illness. Providence Home Health embraces everyone from new mothers and their babies to the elderly with chronic health problems.

Our team of health care professionals starts with the patient and his or her physician and may include: registered nurses; certified home health aides; social workers; physical, occupational and speech therapists. Our specialty care includes patient assessment and monitoring; beside protime monitoring; IV therapy; total parenteral nutrition; gastric feeding tube (G-Tube) for long-term enteral nutrition; V.A.C. therapy used to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds, fight infection and enhance healing of burns; pain management; injections; and ostomy management. From same-day referrals and a smooth transition from hospital to home, to attentive follow-up and communication with your own doctor, we provide care and support for you every step of the way to help restore your health to its fullest potential. Our goal is to equip our patients with the education and resources needed to regain and maintain good health.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Therapy Support (PTA, COTA, Rehab Aide)

Location: California-Torrance

Other Location(s): California-Santa Monica, California-Marina Del Rey

Req ID: 267262

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