Physical Therapist Assistant (Full-time) - Crowne of Eufaula

Eufaula, Al

Provide therapy to patients in a SNF setting under the supervision of a Physical Therapist using a variety of therapeutic techniques.  Treat patients with respect, dignity, and privacy and motivate them to participate in therapy treatment, while adhering to the plan of treatment established by the Physical Therapist.  Use creative therapy interventions specific to the patients’ interests and needs to obtain positive patient outcomes and progress.  Participate as an interdisciplinary team member to determine potential patient needs, plans of care, and functional maintenance programs.  Accurately complete documentation of patient progress within designated time period.  Document clearly to show the medical necessity of the patient care to justify the plan of treatment.  Demonstrate the ability to utilize the computer system effectively, adhering to company policy.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of a physical therapy assistant curriculum accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Must hold a valid and current license in the state employed.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience as a licensed physical therapy assistant.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Must be capable of performing the job functions of this position with or without accommodations.
  • Familiarity with general use and functions of the computer; including starting programs, using files, apps, and navigating screens.  Use of internet, e-mail, and understanding confidentiality of user names and passwords.  Experience with Apple iPads and iPods a plus.

****New graduates welcome for some locations.*****

Comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Healthcare Spending Account
  • Free CEUs

Location: Crowne of Eufaula

430 Rivers Avenue Eufaula, AL 36027

Crowne Healthcare of Eufaula is a 180-bed Skilled Nursing Facility in Eufaula, AL (The Bass Fishing Capital of the World!) - one hour south of Columbus, GA and one hour north of Dothan, AL. They've recently completed a remodel to add more private rooms, a complete rehab wing with a lounge complete with a Wi-Fi sitting area. They'll be starting another remodeling project to add a Transitional Care Unit that will include a fully functioning kitchen, bathroom and laundry area. The Therapy Department has two gyms with one having a wall of windows overlooking an outside area that is also used for therapy activities in the warmer months. Crowne of Eufaula is also a Dementia Focus Facility with a separate unit for Alzheimer/Dementia patients. From this unit they have access to an outdoor setting area and a private gazebo. They also have a dedicated staff specially trained to work with Alzheimer/Dementia residents with their own Activities Director and CNAs to care for these patients. They treat a large number of highly functioning residents with roughly 60% of their caseload returning to home or assisted living. The Administrator, Director of Nursing and the entire Nursing Staff are very "Pro" therapy. They have a great working relationship with the therapists and help to keep each other updated and informed on the residents.