Sava Senior Care (Park Highland Nursing and Rehab Center)
We focus on people. Our residents. Their lives. Their health. Their families. We are one of the largest providers of short-term and long-term health care services in the United States. Through our affiliated entities, we provide services through skilled nursing facilities in 23 states. We are committed to providing compassionate, family oriented short-term and long-term care. We focus on individualized care that respects the dignity and rights of our residents. Our aim is to care for every resident the way we would our family members. We strive to provide our residents with services designed to achieve quality care and quality of life. To reach these outcomes we subscribe to quality treatment with a combination of 'caring and curing'. Select facilities provide Intravenous Therapy Services, Respiratory Therapy Services, Dementia Services and all facilities provide Rehabilitation Services.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Full-time
Sava Senior Care (Park Highland Nursing and Rehab Center)
Sava Senior Care (Park Highlands)
711 Lucas Drive
75751 Athens , TX
Job Description: 

Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) works under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist to assist with a patient's treatment program in accordance with federal guidelines and state practice acts.

Responsibilities Include: 

Provides direct treatment to residents as directed by and according to the plan of care outlined by the supervising Physical Therapist.

• Documents resident progress towards meeting established goals.

• Teaches exercises to residents, family members, and caregivers and may provide instruction in the use and care for orthotic, prosthetic devices, and other assisting apparatus.

• Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

 
Education/Experience: 

Associate Degree from an APTA accredited program. • Licensed as Physical Therapist Assistant.

 
Work Environment: 

Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.