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Physical Therapy Assistant

Posted on: March 1, 2024
Surgical Technologist

Website Prairie Lakes Healthcare System

Job Summary
Join our team and be a part of our mission to deliver accessible, high-quality, affordable, and compassionate healthcare. Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is an independent, non-profit healthcare system serving 10 counties in northeastern South Dakota and west-central Minnesota. Our team at Prairie Lakes makes a difference in the lives of patients and their loved ones.
 
This position will provide physical therapy services for patients in acute care, swing bed, long-term care, home health, outpatient and contractual areas.
 
This is a PRN (relief) position.
 
Responsibilities include:
Provides physical therapy treatment that follows an established plan of care and is age, educational level and culturally appropriate to the patient/family.
Provides physical therapy services in accordance with the state practice act.
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team in the provision of physical therapy services.
Completes timely and appropriate documentation that reflects care provided and follows regulatory requirements.
Establishes appropriate charges for services rendered.
Assists with coordination of patient care schedules to meet productivity standards.
Ensures equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner.
Participates in departmental quality and outcome studies.
Serves a clinical instructor for PTA students and high school students.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Benefits
We value our employees’ contributions and show our gratitude by proudly offering competitive compensation and benefits package. At Prairie Lakes, we understand that working in the healthcare industry can be tasking on your mental health. To better support our employees, PLHS recently included mental health programs into our benefits package, as well as employee recognition programs. Benefits are available to qualifying employees working part-time or full-time.
A variety of the benefits for those qualifying can include:
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Adoption Assistance
Education Loan Program
Professional Development Opportunities
Community Discounts Including the Prairie Lakes Wellness Center
Qualifications
Graduate from an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program with an associate degree.
Previous experience with physical therapy preferred.
Holds or eligible for licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant
CPR certification per policy.
 
Prairie Lakes Healthcare System has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

To apply for this job please visit www.prairielakes.com.