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Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)-Rehabilitative Services
Details: This position is located in the Antelope Valley (Lancaster/Palmdale, CA) Physical Therapy Assistant-PTA Job Description Job Objective: Reporting to the Director of Rehabilitation Services, provides for the provision of Physical Therapy services to patients under the direct supervision of the licensed Physical Therapist to support the Direction of Rehabilitation Services, the Physical Therapy Supervisor and the Rehabilitation Services Department. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: A. Provision of Patient Care 1. Performs physical therapy treatments as outlined by and under the supervision of a Physical Therapist. Treatments may include but shall not be limited to: gait training, transfer training, therapeutic exercises, application of heat or cold, ultrasound, massage, paraffin, electrical stimulation, iontophoresis and CPM application. 2. Performs therapy services in both the inpatient and outpatient settings and Home Health patients as assigned. B. Communication 1. Maintains appropriate patient records including daily treatment charting, documentation on the Multidisciplinary Care Plan and Teaching Record and any required communication to the referring physician. 2. Communicates effectively verbally and with written communications to referring physicians. 3. Provides timely and accurate billing information specific to patient interventions provided. 4. Maintains effective relationships with physicians, physician's offices, other departments within the hospital, coworkers and patients. C. Administrative 1. Maintains patient and employee confidentiality. 2. Maintains adequate attendance and punctuality. 3. Maintains a professional appearance and good personal hygiene. 4. Participation in departmental staff meetings. 5. Demonstration of proper safety practices in the clinic and on the hospital floors. 6. Participation in the established weekend and holiday staffing rotations. 7. Participation in the Performance Improvement process in the Rehabilitation Services Department. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge Knowledge of medical terminology. Knowledge of the theory, techniques and practices of accepted physical therapy treatments for geriatric, adult, adolescent and child patient populations. Knowledge of the English language and possess good composition skills for the purposes of written communication. Skills Skilled in the administration of physical therapy treatments in the inpatient, outpatient and home health care settings Skilled in accurately assessing a patient's progress on the basis on judgmental criteria and measurable or verifiable criteria. Skilled in providing training of non-medical personnel to assist with a patient's home program/management. Skilled in computerized spreadsheet program or ability to be trained to use the program. Good oral and written communication skills Good interpersonal skills and customer focus Abilities Ability to communicate effectively while maintaining good working relationships with coworkers, managers, hospital staff, physicians, patients and outside customers. Ability to collect and interpret data. Ability to assemble and dismantle overhead trapeze and traction equipment. Core Competencies: All AVH employees will effectively demonstrate these behaviors: Accountability Action Oriented Customer Focused Compassion Effective Communication Teamwork Ethics & Values Integrity & Trust
Physical Therapy Assistant
Details: Home Healthcare Therapy Network Resources is currently hiring full, part time, and per diem Physical Therapy Assistants for home health in and around Berwyn, La Grange and Willowbrook IL as well as various other Chicagoland locations! We are in search of PTA's who share our own core values of excellence, compassion, and integrity. Are you a PTA looking to work with patients in a setting that really matters? Work for a leader in Home Health Therapy. We have current Therapist opportunities right in your neighborhood. Save on gas money, limit commute time, and earn the income you deserve while helping others! Full time, part time, and per diem Therapist opportunities offer: Flexibility – you control your own schedule and the geographic area of your patients – great for Therapists conveniently picking up supplemental work. We provide therapy to a large patient group, allowing our therapists to see more patients in a smaller geographic area. Tablet Technology - Our therapists utilize tablet based technology, streamlining notes and eliminating the need for paperwork, copying and faxing. Anytime Back Office Support – reducing your administrative burden as a Therapist, our staffing / compliance coordinators assist with scheduling, tracking visits, and all Therapists have direct access to our Clinical Director. In addition, we provide a comprehensive training and orientation program to all therapists, assisting you to be well prepared for your role in patient care. Stability – as the leader in the Chicagoland area we can guarantee Therapists a consistently full case load of patients. Access to Continuing Education Top Compensation ADDITIONALLY , full time Therapists are offered medical, dental, disability and life insurances; 401K plan; gas allowance; annual education stipend; liberal paid time off; and flexible spending accounts.
Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) - California
Details: RGB Group, Inc. is seeking Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA) to work full time at Camp Pendleton and Twenty-Nine Palms in California. Responsibilities include: Assist Physical Therapists in performing tests and measurements of muscles, nerve, skin, temperature, and range of motion, posture, strength and the ability to perform activities of daily living. Promote patient self-reliance and independence. Provide a full range of physical therapy assistant services, including the services given below, as directed by the supervising physical therapist. Carry out a program of corrective exercise and treatment for assigned patients, as directed by the head physical therapist. Administer traction to relieve neck and back pain, using intermittent and static traction equipment. Instruct, motivate, and assist patients to learn and improve functional activities, such as pre-ambulation, transfer, ambulation, and daily-living activities. Fit patients for, adjust, and train patients in the use and care of orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, walkers, and wheelchairs. Observe patients during treatments and compile and evaluate data on patients' responses to treatments and progress and report orally or in writing to the physical therapist. Confer with members of the physical therapy staff and other health care team members, individually and in conference, to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment programs. Coordinate with other departments and the clinic staff to provide complete care to patients. Establish constructive relationships with individual patients for the purpose of exploring interests, attitudes and abilities through interview and observation. Monitor treatments administered by physical therapy aides. Perform clerical duties, such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, answering telephone, taking messages, filling out forms, scheduling patients, and staffing the reception area. Maintain and care for department equipment and supplies and storage. Maintain department records and files in accordance with facility policies.
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