Physical Therapist Assistant Relief at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 12/24/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
    Rehabilitation Services
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Physical Therapist Assistant Relief AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Mission, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962 
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

The minimum requirements are 2 days per 4 weeks with at least 1 being a weekend day.  

Some of our relief staff work 3-4 days per week so there is plenty of opportunity to work more hours.  

The hours are 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

You Will Be Responsible For:

• Maintains a professional team relationship with co-workers by being considerate of workloads, assisting with duties, and being supportive toward their continued growth.

• Punctual with returning pages and phone calls, and for scheduled work hours, meetings, and patient treatment.

• Maintains a good attendance record.

• Communicates honestly and confronts issues and problems in a private setting.

• Respects each disciplines expertise and knowledge;manages up

• Obtains approval for treatment changes from referring Physical Therapist.

• Obtains physicians written prescription and approval for treatment changes, as appropriate

• Projects a positive image through high professional standards of conduct and appearance.

• Promotes the dignity of our customers by maintaining patient modesty.

• Maintains confidentiality of customers and other associates 

• Adheres to hospital and department policies. 

• Utilizes modalities/procedures with knowledge of contraindications related to age and diagnosis.

• Utilizes computer access confidentially, appropriately and following HIPAA guidelines; including appropriate use of social media.

• Responsible to educate patients and/or their families in self-care, prevention, body mechanics, life style adaptation, posture, and ergonomics, as appropriate.

• Implements treatment using appropriate techniques within physicians prescription and documented plan of care.

• Completes all documentation in accordance with department practice, policy, and procedures.

• Provides basic level patient care skills/procedures appropriately in a manner that takes into account the special needs of the patient, e.g., age, culture, learning ability, etc.

• Provides educational inservices to the clinical staff after attendance at workshops and seminars.

• Participates in student supervision as indicated.

• Demonstrates the initiative to learn and applies new processes and procedures by attending inservices, pertinent continuing education seminars, and reading professional journals.

• Participates in planning programs for the department and the patients.

• Participates on department committees as appropriate.

• Exemplifies customer service.

• Participates constructively in department inservices, meetings, and activities.

• Takes initiative to complete mandatory job requirements; assumes responsibility for role in Associate Achievement Review.

• Recommends discontinuation of treatment when functional goals are met, consulting with evaluating Physical Therapist.

• Reports any equipment or maintenance problems to Facilities Management/Biomed, Rehab Coordinator, or Department Director.

• Obtains appropriate referrals/authorizations to assist the patient and secures reimbursement.

• Charges for patient treatment and supplies in an equitable manner.

• Maintains department standards for productivity.

• Positively impacts clinical, economic and customer satisfaction outcomes.

• Assists the patients to maximize their available resources, e.g., insurance coverage, supply and equipment resources.

• Demonstrates the ability to prioritize and organize workload in an efficient and productive manner in the assigned work time.


What You Will Need:
• Associates Degree or Graduate of a Technical School
• No Previous Experience Required

• Kansas License Physical Therapist Assistant
• AHA Healthcare Provider CPR

Job Summary:

Evaluates, plans and administers appropriate techniques of treatment as prescribed by a physician.  Administers patient treatments in a professional manner and within hospital standards.  Completes timely and thorough documentation.  Works directly with physicians, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Exercise Technicians, Rehabilitation office staff, Rehabilitation IA and Rehabilitation Technicians.  Exemplifies customer service.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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