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Good Samaritan Society PTA/Physical Therapist Assistant - Socorro, NM - Part Time in Socorro, New Mexico

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Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided over 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.

Facility: GSS NM Socorro Vlg
Location: Socorro, NM
Address: Socorro, NM 87801, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 20.00
Salary Range: $25.00 - $30.50

Department Details

  • Our mission is ‘Dedicated to sharing God’s love through health, healing, and comfort’

  • 100 year legacy as a Christian based organization dedicated to serving others

  • We offer the highest quality of care and life possible to residents and clients, so they can focus more on what matters most

  • Committed to safety as our highest priority. As caregivers, we commit to the safety of patients, residents, families, and each other because every moment matters – every day, every word, every interaction… every life!

  • Career growth opportunities including Supervisory and Lead roles, Specialty Certifications, and the Senior Therapist Clinical Achievement Program

  • The Therapy Governing Counsel ensures the therapists have a voice and ability to influence change

Job Summary

Assists patients/residents/clients with therapy activities and exercises scheduled in a treatment plan, under the supervision of a physical therapist, to improve patients'/residents'/clients' quality of life and ability to perform daily activities. Provides, monitors and records therapy services to patients/residents/clients with physical, cognitive, developmental impairments, in line with related standard concepts, practices and procedures. The physical therapist assistant selects, implements, and makes modifications to therapeutic activities and interventions that are consistent with demonstrated competency levels, patient's/resident's/client's goals, and the requirements of the practice setting and/or state licensure. Contributes to this process by exchanging information with and providing documentation to the physical therapist about the patient's/resident's/client's responses to and communications during intervention. Responsible for being knowledgeable about the patient's/resident's/client's targeted physical therapy outcomes and for providing information and documentation related to outcome achievement. Follows and adheres to accepted clinical practice guidelines of professional organization. As needed, performs other related duties as requested.

Based on facility needs and assigned locations, may focus on those receiving intervention in the post-acute, long term care and home health care environments.

Qualifications

Appropriate education level required in accordance with state licensure. Must also be a graduate through an approved American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) program as a Physical Therapist Assistant.

Must be licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the state(s) of practice. Conforms to the supervision and licensing standards of the state(s) where services are provided. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months of employment. When applicable, may require valid driver's license.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0108357
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No