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VNA Physical Therapy Assistant - 5000 Sign-On Bonu

Company: The Overlook
Location: West Springfield
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPOSITION TITLE: Physical Therapist AssistantFLSA STATUS: Non-ExemptREPORTS TO: Manager of Clinical PracticeSUPERVISES: N/ADEPARTMENT: RehabilitationCOMPANY: OVNA**$5k Sign-On Bonus Eligible Position (based on FTE)POSITION SUMMARY:The Physical Therapy Assistant performs all exercises and procedures established and supervised by the Physical Therapist. Patient care is provided in the patient's home in accordance with the plan of care developed by the Registered Physical Therapist.PRINCIPLE DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.Document, within time frames, observations, patient's response to treatment, treatment programs, degree of progress and notable changes in patient condition.Communicate and coordinates patient care with other members of the patient's health care team.Provide patient and family teaching related to the patient's physical therapy program and patient/family engagement in goal achievement.Provide physical therapy interventions in accordance with physician's orders and accepted evidence-based professional practices.Assist the patient and / or family to procure needed equipment or supplies.Utilize appropriate hand washing, standard precautions and personal protective equipment.Keeps knowledge of physical therapy theory and practice current and acquires new skills as needed by attendance at workshops, courses, in-services, etc.Demonstrate proficiency with administrative objective standardized tests and measures and compliance with regulatory standards.Maintains required licensure, certifications and vaccinations as requiredOther duties as required.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESN/AQUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program - requiredLicensed as a PTA Massachusetts - requiredCurrent State of Residence driver's license and reliable transportation - requiredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:Primary work will be performed in the patient's place of residence, may be exposed to the elements (heat, cold, rain, snow).Possible exposure to unpleasant odorsPossible exposure to chemicals as identified in the MSDS ManualPossible exposure to infections, diseases and bloodborne pathogensContinuous exposure to residents who are ill, confused, irritable and irrationalSubject to hostile and emotionally upset family members, personnel and visitorsMay work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.Required to travel to multiple work sites.COMMUNITY OVERVIEW:The Overlook is a non-profit organization operating since 1911 and offering a full continuum of care and services for older adults in MA. The organization embraces its rich history and heritage, owning and managing 218 Independent Living Apartment Homes and Cottages, 28 Enhanced Care Private Suites, a 14- Suite Assisted Living Memory Care neighborhood, 27-unit Short-term Post-Acute Rehabilitation, 112-bed Long Term Care Skilled Nursing, as well as Home Health, Hospice, Palliative Care, Private Duty and Care Management divisions.The Overlook and its 3 subsidiaries are based in Charlton, MA, with satellite home health and hospice offices across the state. The organization employs approximately 600 talented and compassionate Team Members and serves 1,500+ Residents/Patients.The Overlook has a Vision to design a mixed-use Community beyond its singular function as a Retirement Community, a pedestrian-friendly, walkable "Village Center" environment, with select retailers, restaurants featuring fresh, locally sourced food, a brewery, a large banquet, and events center, enriching programs, health and wellness-focused on mind, body and spirit, and more. The Overlook's bucolic setting on 450 acres of beautiful New England countryside, 16 miles of nature trails, a dog park, and a wealth of amenities offer limitless possibilities in helping us reposition our Campus.THE OVERLOOK WAY:All Team Members of The Overlook must embrace and commit to conducting themselves at all times in support of our 28 Guiding Principles, Culture of Excellence, and core values, which form the foundation of our unique culture. The Overlook strives to exceed expectations, inspire and "Do what's best for those we serve."Integrity: saying what you mean, meaning what you say (in action and words), even if it hurts you personally or professionallyRespect for Individual Choice: empowering and supporting others in their Self-determination for health and well-being, as they define itCompassion: understanding and empathy for othersCreativity/Innovation: thinking wildly, planning accordinglyGrace: putting people at ease, without compromising performance or outcomesJUST SOME OF OUR BENEFITS AND PERKS:Solid Track Record of PromotingTeam Members from withinPlenty of Free ParkingFree Daily Lunch onCampusVacation, Sick, Holiday Time + Floating HolidaysTravel ReimbursementProfessional DevelopmentFlexible Spending and Health Reimbursement AccountsEmployee Assistance ProgramsTuition ReimbursementShort + Long Term Disability, Life InsuranceMedical, Dental, and Vision InsuranceAccess to Fitness Center, Pool, and Onsite MassagesIn compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Overlook will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective Team Members and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The Overlook is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates, and values employee differences and similarities. By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, The Overlook will better serve our communities. The Overlook is an employment-at-will organization and an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, The Overlook prohibits retaliation against an applicant or employee because he or she has engaged in protected activity under the statutes prohibiting discrimination in the workplace.IND3COMMUNITY OVERVIEW:The Overlook is a non-profit organization operating since 1911 and offering a full continuum of care and services for older adults in MA. The organization embraces its rich history and heritage, owning and managing 218 Independent Living Apartment Homes and Cottages, 28 Enhanced Care Private Suites, a 14- Suite Assisted Living Memory Care neighborhood, 27-unit Short-term Post-Acute Rehabilitation, 112-bed Long Term Care Skilled Nursing, as well as Home Health, Hospice, Palliative Care, Private Duty and Care Management divisions.The Overlook and its 3 subsidiaries are based in Charlton, MA, with satellite home health and hospice offices across the state. The organization employs approximately 600 talented and compassionate Team Members and serves 1,500+ Residents/Patients.The Overlook has a Vision to design a mixed-use Community beyond its singular function as a Retirement Community, a pedestrian-friendly, walkable "Village Center" environment, with select retailers, restaurants featuring fresh, locally sourced food, a brewery, a large banquet, and events center, enriching programs, health and wellness-focused on mind, body and spirit, and more. The Overlook's bucolic setting on 450 acres of beautiful New England countryside, 16 miles of nature trails, a dog park, and a wealth of amenities offer limitless possibilities in helping us reposition our Campus.THE OVERLOOK WAY:All Team Members of The Overlook must embrace and commit to conducting themselves at all times in support of our 28 Guiding Principles, Culture of Excellence, and core values, which form the foundation of our unique culture. The Overlook strives to exceed expectations, inspire and "Do what's best for those we serve."Integrity: saying what you mean, meaning what you say (in action and words), even if it hurts you personally or professionallyRespect for Individual Choice: empowering and supporting others in their Self-determination for health and well-being, as they define itCompassion: understanding and empathy for othersCreativity/Innovation: thinking wildly, planning accordinglyGrace: putting people at ease, without compromising performance or outcomesJUST SOME OF OUR BENEFITS AND PERKS:Solid Track Record of PromotingTeam Members from withinPlenty of Free ParkingFree Daily Lunch onCampusVacation, Sick, Holiday Time + Floating HolidaysTravel ReimbursementProfessional DevelopmentFlexible Spending and Health Reimbursement AccountsEmployee Assistance ProgramsTuition ReimbursementShort + Long Term Disability, Life InsuranceMedical, Dental, and Vision InsuranceAccess to Fitness Center, Pool, and Onsite MassagesIn compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Overlook will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective Team Members and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The Overlook is strongly committed to diversity and a workplace environment that respects, appreciates, and values employee differences and similarities. By providing and supporting a work culture that fosters and builds upon diversity and its strengths, The Overlook will better serve our communities. The Overlook is an employment-at-will organization and an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, The Overlook prohibits retaliation against an applicant or employee because he or she has engaged in protected activity under the statutes prohibiting discrimination in the workplace.6LpuOx5QKr

Keywords: The Overlook, Springfield , VNA Physical Therapy Assistant - 5000 Sign-On Bonu, Healthcare , West Springfield, Massachusetts

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