Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - Home Health

Company: Compassus ( Learn More )

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Job Description

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Position Summary

The Physical Therapist Asst. – Home Health is responsible for Implementing treatment goals, plans, and programs identified by the Physical Therapist.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Documents the care and submits paperwork in an accurate and timely manner to update and maintain the client medical record
  • Under the direction of the Physical Therapist, provides therapeutic treatments and evaluation of equipment needs as applicable.
  • Assists the Physical Therapist to plan for discharge as appropriate.
  • May participate in agency quality improvement programs.
  • Ensures the growth and profitability of the company through the responsible use of company resources and educating the community to our services.
  • Participates in regularly scheduled interdisciplinary team meeting to coordinate the care of the client & family, exchange information & problem solve & receive staff support and education.
  • Applies the policies & procedures of the agency and the rules and regulations of State and Federal regulatory agencies and other certified agencies in providing care
  • Under the direction of the PT, provide skilled therapeutic interventions designed to meet the patient’s need for: functional skills training, pain reduction, strengthening exercises, balance and coordination exercises, posture training, prosthetic training, cardiovascular rehab, instruct on home safety and instruct the patient/family on exercise programs
  • Qualifications

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Education and/or Experience

    Currently licensed in state of practice.  Minimum one year experience in a home health setting.

    Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

    Valid driver’s license and auto liability insurance. Valid Physical Therapist Assistant License in state of practice.

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