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Physical Therapy Assistant
Details: This position is located in Lancaster, CA Physical Therapy Assistant 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
PTA Physical Therapy Assistant PRN
Details: Dynamic Rehab is seeking a caring, professional and enthusiastic person to fulfill the role of Physical Therapy Assistant . As a Physical Therapy Assistant , you will diagnose and treat individuals of all ages who have medical problems or other health-related conditions, illnesses or injuries that limit their ability to move and perform functional activities as well as they would in their daily lives.. The work itself may be physically demanding, as the Physical Therapist Assistant may have to stoop, kneel, crouch, lift and stand for long periods of time. However, if you are truly passionate about helping others and are looking for employment within an organization that caters to that service, Dynamic Rehab is the place for you! Physical Therapist Assistant – Physical Therapy Assistant – PTA Job Responsibilities As a Physical Therapist Assistant, one of your duties will be to record the patient’s responses to treatments and report the outcome of each treatment to the physical therapist. You will keep the treatment area clean and organized and instruct, motivate, safeguard and assist parents as they practice exercises and functional activities. Additional responsibilities include: Preparing for each patient’s therapy Assisting in the transportation of patients when moving to or from a treatment area Ordering depleted supplies Answering the phone Filling out insurance forms and other paperwork Reading patient evaluations Being very familiar with the Plan of Care the physical therapist set in place for any given patient and, if need be, relaying any concerns about the Plan of Care Administering balance and muscle strength tests Physical Therapist Assistant – Physical Therapy Assistant – PTA As a Physical Therapy Assistant with Dynamic Rehab, you must be open to work with psychiatric patients such as those with Alzheimer’s disease. It is imperative that you have excellent verbal and written communication skills with coworkers, patients and family members. You must also be compassionate, caring and truly want to help your patients achieve their maximum physical potential and level of independence.
Full Time Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) or Athletic Trainer (AT)
Details: An outstanding opportunity in our fast growing orthopaedic focused private practice. We offer a competitive salary, 401k, health & life insurance, long term disability insurance and vacation benefits in a dynamic and professional environment. The successful applicant will assist our physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures. The position requires the applicant to have a degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant and to be NY state licensed. This is a full time position, between 32 and 40 hours per week, however, we are also looking for per diem/on call PTAs on an “as needed" basis. Please call Andrea Taft at 585-394-3920 or email to with questions or if you need additional information.
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