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Physical Therapist Assistant - (PTA) - PRN - Days in Tucson, AZ at Cornerstone Healthcare Group

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tucson, AZ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/4/2019

Job Description

Overview

Who We Are

Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading long term acute care hospital group (LTAC) committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service.  Cornerstone, with its recent merger of Solara Healthcare, is headquartered in Dallas and owns 18 hospitals in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Arizona, West Virginia and Oklahoma. 

Why Work for Us?

Our hospitals offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.

Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and ingrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day. 

Responsibilities

The Physical Therapist Assistant performs components of physical therapy procedures and related tasks under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist and in accordance with practices of physical therapy with a patient population ranges in age from 18 years to geriatric experiencing medically complex conditions and/or medical surgical conditions requiring rehabilitation and/or wound care needs.

The Physical Therapist Assistant duties include:

  • Assisting in screeening and evualtion of all patients
  • Implementing treatment for all assigned patients
  • Delivering treatment according to the established treatment plan
  • Accurately documenting progress toward objective and communicating patient status and needs to patient, family and staff
  • Compliant with infection control procedures and environmental safety protocol within the facility
  • Maintain confidentiality of facility and patient information
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications

Education and/or Experience: 

Graduate of an accredited school for Physical Therapist Assistant program.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 

Current license for Physical Therapist Assistant in state of employment.  Must maintain current Provider CPR certification throughout employment.