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Physical Therapy Assistant - $26-38 per hour

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Dunn Loring
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionInova Health System is seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant for a job in Dunn Loring, Virginia.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Discipline: Therapy
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: days
  • Employment Type: StaffExcellent opportunity to join a one-of-a-kind team! We are excelling in all areas and looking for FULL TIME PHYSICAL THERAPIST to join this exciting team. Inova Fairfax Medical Campus is our system's flagship location with over 1,000 beds to serve our community. We are a level 1 trauma center, transplant center, and provide world class care to patients with a large variety of diagnoses. Our patient population consists of Med/Surg, Trauma, Transplant, Oncology, Stroke/Neuro, SCI, Cardiac and ICU. Our Rehab team is comprised of team members with over 30+ years of experience through new grads. Come work with and learn from the best while treating our wonderful patients.The Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant 1 adheres to department policies regarding time frame, appropriate form, and content of written rehabilitation documentation. Communicates effectively with patients, family, medical staff, care team members, students, supervisors, and outside contacts.Inova Benefits and Perks:- Health, Vision, and Dental Coverage- Tuition reimbursement and Educational Assistance- Student loan assistance – up to $10,000!- State-of-the-art medical and training facilities- Paid parental leave for birth/adoption of a child.- Retirement benefits with match from day one- Free Parking to all employees- Exclusive savings opportunities to in-store events, theme parks, discounts, movie tickets and local offerings and so much more!Schedule: M-F, 8 hour shifts, weekend rotationSee Full List of Benefits Here: 2024 INOVA BENEFITS GUIDE

    Job Responsibilities:

    - Completes daily progress notes that reflect patients' responses to treatment and actual performance as well as an assessment as to status, relevant to the treatment plan, and eventual discharge needs/treatment summaries when applicable.- Instructs ancillary staff in patient positioning, mobility, and caregiving. Educates patients and/or families in home exercise programs, transfers, caregiving, home safety, and the use of adaptive equipment.- Documents clearly, concisely, and legibly within established timeframes (e.g. allows other therapists to continue treatment, allows for interpretation by payers, supports reimbursement).- Includes families/caregivers in education/training as appropriate. Demonstrate collaboration in communication with team members and be open to feedback and receptive to change.- Contacts families, physicians, or other healthcare team members in anticipation of patient/family special needs in a timely manner to facilitate effective treatment plans.- Recognizes the need for alterations in the treatment method and overall plan as patients advance or regress and acts accordingly.


    Virginia Physical Therapy Assistant License in good standing prior to start- Associates Degree from Licensed Physical Therapy program- No experience is required- Must have First Aid, BLS, & CPR Certification from American Heart Association upon start- Basic computer knowledge and communication skillsInova Job ID #655953. Posted job title: licensed physical therapy assistant acute care

Keywords: Inova Health System, Washington DC , Physical Therapy Assistant - $26-38 per hour, Healthcare , Dunn Loring, DC

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