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Physical Therapy Assistant

Company: SpineZone
Location: Encinitas
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Do you believe that physical therapy can play a bigger role in the overall health and wellness of our communities? Do you want to be on the leading edge of therapy treatment that focuses not only on physical pain but also the whole person? Yeah, we do too.SpineZone is on a mission to help people avoid unnecessary suffering by treating the whole patient with the latest in evidence based therapy. As a part of SpineZone, you'll be on the leading edge of the delivery of care to solve the complex biopsychosocial conditions affecting our patients.On our team, you will be a part of research studies with leading academic institutions. You will receive training from our mindfulness, nutrition and behavioral health counselors. Work closely with our orthopedic surgeon team to deepen your knowledge of musculoskeletal treatment.And through it all, you will be on a supportive team of individuals all working together in a fun culture to solve musculoskeletal pain for as many patients as possible. SpineZone is treating patients in person in southern California and online across the United States. Join us.Summary/Objective:The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) is the designated SpineZone teammate responsible for implementing the Physical Therapist's care plan at one or more SpineZone locations. The Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) primary focus is on day-to-day patient care to deliver the highest quality of rehabilitative care to our patientsSupervisory ResponsibilityThis position has no supervisory responsibilities.Essential Job Functions:

  • Take patients through therapeutic workout as designed by Physical Therapist
  • Maintain standardized clinical protocols and process around SpineZone program
  • Perform MedX or DAVID equipment testing effectively and communicate instructions to patient
  • Address clinical related concerns directly and timely to PT & CM
  • Complete encounter note information for each patient visit utilizing EHR Portal System
  • Ensure Portal dashboards are maintained adequately with timely follow up
  • Assist Maintenance Program patients as needed
  • Perform posture analysis at assigned intervals
  • Update Primary Care Physician at assigned intervals
  • Maintain Productivity at a minimum of 85%
  • Strive to achieve all Clinical KPI benchmarks
  • Lead Clinical conversations after returning from additional CEU competency
  • Participate in bi-weekly webinars and live meetings
  • Maintain a clean workout area and overall clinic cleanliness and organization
  • Ensure all billing is completed daily in Athena
  • Provide outstanding customer service skills and engage well with patients
  • Serves as backup for a Patient Service Representative upon clinic demands
  • Schedule/reschedule appointment; retrieving messages and insuring proper messages to be relayed
  • Collection of copays and other fees required prior to the office visit or treatment
  • Follows all HIPAA regulations and compliance.
  • Ensure state regulatory requirements are met with PT, supervision
  • All other related duties assignedSkills and Qualifications:
    • Active Physical Therapist Assistant license from the state of California
    • Associates of Physical Therapy
    • Experience in athletic training, EMT, physical therapy aide, and/or personal training preferred.
    • Valid CPR Certificate
    • Ability to multitask effectively and efficiently
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Ability to remain organized and time management
    • Ability to remain calm and collective during stressful situations
    • Strong communication skills both verbally and written
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Drive
    • Outstanding customer serviceWhy Join SpineZone?SpineZone is a great place to be if you are passionate about helping others and want a place to grow! We offer benefits including
      • Medical
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • Life Insurance
      • Long Term Disability
      • 401k with match and generous PTO
      • Tuition Assistance
      • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
      • Career Growth opportunities!Work Environment
        This position works in the physical therapy outpatient setting.Physical Demands
        The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The position walks, sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves continually during working hours. The position is subject to lifting objects weighing over 50 pounds, pushing wheelchairs, and transporting and supporting residents. The employee must be constantly alert for patient safety. May require some driving to help support other clinics.Travel
        Some travel to other locations is expected for this position.SpineZone is an Equal Opportunity Employer: we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disabilityq39Qx4cDyg

Keywords: SpineZone, Encinitas , Physical Therapy Assistant, Healthcare , Encinitas, California

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