Special Tree Rehabilitation Systems
  • 19-Jan-2018 to 20-Feb-2018 (EST)
  • Therapy
  • Midland, MI, USA
  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

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Job Summary:

The Physical Therapist Assistant, as a member of an interdisciplinary care team, assists with appropriate therapeutic intervention under the direction of a licensed Physical Therapist to maximize the client's physical functioning. Active participation is required in discipline in-services and educational programs. The Physical Therapist Assistant provides quality client care considering age-specific, developmental, and cultural needs. Participates in care conferences and team meetings in consultation with the Physical Therapist and directly assist with administering tests and assessment procedures.

Must be able to travel to Midland and Saginaw locations.

Availability: part-time day/shift (20 hours per week)

 Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree in Physical Therapy; required
  • Must be a licensed PTA in the state of Michigan
  • One year experience working with variety of clients in a rehabilitation setting
  • Experience working with individuals with traumatic brain injuries and / or other neurological/psychiatric disorders; preferred
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with interdisciplinary team, clients, and families
  • Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks as well as strong documentation and data entry skills
  • Must be CPR certified
  • Must possess a valid driver's license with good driving record.  Occasional travel to various locations within the Wayne County area may be required.
  • Excellent work ethic.

 

Special Tree Rehabilitation System. Founded in 1974, Special Tree is one of the Midwest's premier neurorehabilitation providers for adults and children with brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple trauma, and other disabilities. With more than 500 staff at nearly 30 Michigan locations, Special Tree offers a complete continuum of rehabilitation and care and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities CARF), the Joint Commission, and recognized by the Michigan Quality Council.

Services include inpatient treatment with specialized 24-hour nursing and respiratory care, residential services, supported living apartments, comprehensive outpatient services, home and community rehabilitation and a wide range of children's programs. Our whole person approach to rehabilitation encompasses one's body, mind, heart, and spirit. We call it the Science of Caring®, and it is at the center of everything we do.

 

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