Physical Therapist Assistant / PTA - Home Health - PRN

Company: Intrepid USA

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Job Description

Intrepid USA

Physical Therapist Assistant – Home Health

Job Description

If you are looking for an exciting career opportunity with a national leader provider of personalized health care – this is your chance to join us at Intrepid USA! We are a national company with a local perspective, and working with us, you'll find that what we do is all about what matters the most – helping patients live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Our innovative approach gives patients access to the highly experienced clinical teams and up-to-date programs you would expect from a large company and combines them with the flexible, dedicated and personalized care you may expect from a smaller company.

Due to our continued growth, we are seeking an experienced Physical Therapist Assistant to play a key role providing rehabilitation therapy services to clients in their residence. When we think of patient care, we focus on the heart of the matter – providing talented healthcare professionals, giving them opportunities to follow their passion, and ultimately giving patients the best care available for home health care, hospice and private duty care. Bring your enthusiasm and compassion to help others and we will provide you with a nurturing caring environment that will empower and inspire you to make a difference. Contact us today! 

Physical Therapist Assistant – Home Health

(Health Care / Therapy / Acute & Home Care / PRN) 

Job Responsibilities

As a Physical Therapist Assistant, you will perform all physical therapy procedures planned and supervised by a qualified Physical Therapist in accordance with the plan of care.

This will involve assisting clients in basic daily living activities and instructing them, their family, and other team members in specialized motor or self-help activities for the proper use of assistive equipment, prosthetic devices and adaptation devices, as well as evaluating the home environment to make appropriate recommendations

Additional duties for this health care role include, but are not limited to:

This will involve supplying physical therapy services in their home as prescribed by a physician, and evaluating the client's level of function by applying diagnostic and prognostic muscle, nerve, joint, and functional abilities test.

Additional duties for this health care role include, but are not limited to:

  • Administering manual therapeutic exercises by instructing, motivating, and assisting clients in non-manual exercises and functional activities
  • Evaluating the home environment for rehabilitation and making appropriate recommendations to increase the independence of the client
  • Preparing clinical notes and progress reports
  • Reporting significant changes in status to physician and other members of the team in a time period consistent with client needs
  • Documenting client charts, records, clinical notes, etc., legibly and according to documentation guidelines and standards
  • Participating in case conferences, staff meetings and in-service programs, as needed
  • Supporting the agency's financial management efforts
  • Following all infection control and OSHA standards and all state federal regulations as well as company policies and procedures
  • Maintaining appropriate boundaries with client and families by avoiding significant self-disclosure and interacting with clients and families on a professional level  
  • Participating in in-service education programs as required by state law 
  • Physical Therapist Assistant – Home Health

    (Health Care / Therapy / Acute & Home Care / PRN) 

    Job Requirements 

    We are seeking a reliable Physical Therapist Assistant who combines exceptional clinical knowledge and skills necessary to perform all procedures as outlined, with the ability to contribute as a team member and work under supervision. You should be highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to positively adapt to change. Furthermore, it is important that you display excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills, as well as a strong knowledge of the regulatory requirements at the state, federal, and local level.

    Specific qualifications for this home health role include: 

  • Physical Therapy Assistant certificate issued by the American Physical Therapy Association
  • Minimum of 1 year of PTA experience in acute care; home care settings, preferred
  • Current and valid license as an Physical Therapy Assistant by your state of practice
  • Auto liability insurance per policy plus current and unrestricted driver's license
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to take actions to meet customer needs
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities
  • Commitment to adhere to work schedules in completing and performing assigned tasks
  • Willingness to support our mission and adhere to policies and procedures
  • Consistently demonstrating competency with physical therapy skills according to personal and legal scope of practice 
  • Physical Therapist Assistant – Home Health

    (Health Care / Therapy / Acute & Home Care / PRN)

     

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    Job Requirements

    A Physical Therapist Assistant must be a graduate of a physical therapy assistant program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association. A qualified Physical Therapist Assistant will have one (1) year of experience in providing Physical Therapy services to clients or as required by state law. A Physical Therapist Assistant must be certified as a Physical Therapy Assistant by the state in which practicing, as applicable. Auto liability insurance and a current and unrestricted driver's license is required.