WellStar Health Systems Physical Therapy Assistant PTA - Facility Rehab Float in marietta, Georgia
At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The PRN Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) will support the Workforce Management Rehabilitation Float Team and is required to float between multiple Wellstar hospitals depending on individual departments’ needs on a day to day basis. Opportunity for flexible self-scheduling and varied work environments. This position enables the therapist to maintain a comprehensive skill competency and play a vital role in the delivery of World Class care to our patients at WellStar.
WellStar facilities included in the current service area include Kennestone, located in Marietta, Cobb, located in Austell, Windy Hill Long Term Acute Care located in Marietta, Douglas located in Douglasville and Paulding Hospital and Nursing Home located in Hiram, Georgia.
The physical therapy assistant, under the direction of the physical therapist, collaborates in planning and implementing programs that help to restore or improve function in mobility, strength, coordination and range of motion in patients suffering from disease or injury. Services are provided across the full continuum and rendered in a cost conscious, quality focused and customer oriented manner. Compliance with all applicable regulatory standards is also required in this role.
Required Minimum Education, Licensure/Certification and Experience for this position:
Graduate from an accredited physical therapy assistant program.
Current licensure as a physical therapist assistant in the state of Georgia
2 years of recent pertinent experience in an acute care setting with a focus in Inpatient Rehab and Acute Care Adult/Geriatric patient populations as a PTA.
Effective communication skills, customer service focused, team oriented, and basic computer skills, experience with EPIC, experience with rendering service in a productivity driven environment.
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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
Department WellStar Ent Support Tm (WEST)
Facility WellStar Shared Services
Category Allied Health