Physical Therapist Assistant - Part Time

Encore Rehabilitation Services Alabaster , AL 35007

Posted 3 weeks ago

Overview Encore Rehabilitation Services is seeking a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) for the following position: Part Time Alabaster, AL 35007 Long Term Care (SNF) Who We Are Encore Rehabilitation is a trusted leader in delivering innovative outsourced rehabilitation solutions tailored to the unique needs of our variety of provider partners.

High-quality care. Meaningful clinical outcomes. We foster a patient-first culture driven by a team of passionate, mission-driven professionals.

We're pioneering a bright future for therapy providers who are motivated to do what's right for patients and are looking for opportunities to advance. Hollie Long Junior Regional Director of Recruiting Encore Rehabilitation Services Call or Text: (248) 907-0625 Hlong@Encore-Rehab.com Responsibilities Provides physical therapy services to residents by assisting in the assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, related documentation and communication. Functions under supervision of the physical therapist.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Provides physical therapy services to residents under the direct supervision of a physical therapist.

Assists physical therapist in the evaluation process in the areas of self-care, homemaking, functional mobility and coordination. Assists in the evaluation of other areas as directed. Identifies indications for and assists in evaluations at appropriate intervals under the direction of the physical therapist.

Assists the physical therapist in identifying a problem list, short-term goals, long-term goals and treatment plan. Conducts both individual and group treatment as assigned by the physical therapist and outlined in the treatment that includes, but is not limited to, areas of muscle strength, coordination, mobility, sensory awareness, sitting and standing, transfer training, balance activities, gait training, range of motion activities and modalities. Assists in the selection of physical therapy techniques/media and in the sequence of activities, adapts techniques/media as indicated by resident performance and following consultation with the physical therapist.

No major modification to the treatment plan is made without prior consultation with the physical therapist. Monitors resident's response to intervention and consults with physical therapist if modification is indicated. Assists in establishing and modifying individual resident schedules in conjunction with the physical therapist and other team members.

Adheres to department and resident schedule and modifies as appropriate for treatment regimen. Maintains acceptable resident care ratios as determined by the physical therapist. This is not a complete list of Job Duties.

Other duties may be assigned. Qualifications RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Associate Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited program. Current state licensure or license-eligible in states where applicable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS and WORK ENVIRONMENT These essential functions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the basic functions of a physical therapist assistant. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. Physical requirements for this position are classified as medium under the Department of Labor classification.

The employee must be capable of exerting 20-50 pounds of force occasionally (less than 1/3 of the time), and/or 10-20 pounds of force frequently (1/2 of the time), and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly (2/3 of the time) to move objects, equipment and/or residents. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend or crouch; use hands to manipulate tools, equipment or controls; reach with hands and arms, balance, lift and perform medium to maximum transfer assists with residents. The employee is required to have visual and hearing acuity sufficient enough to assess resident safety and ability.

This position is classified as a Category 1 for the purpose of exposure determination under the OSHA Regulations regarding the Standard on Occupational Exposure to Blood borne Pathogens (29CFR 1910.1030). Category 1 is defined as all procedures or job- related tasks that involve an inherent risk for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for spills and/or splashes of blood or body fluids. The use of protective equipment and measures is required for every employee engaged in Category 1 tasks.

RECOMMENDED MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Associate Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited program. Current state licensure or license-eligible in states where applicable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS and WORK ENVIRONMENT These essential functions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the basic functions of a physical therapist assistant. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. Physical requirements for this position are classified as medium under the Department of Labor classification.

The employee must be capable of exerting 20-50 pounds of force occasionally (less than 1/3 of the time), and/or 10-20 pounds of force frequently (1/2 of the time), and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly (2/3 of the time) to move objects, equipment and/or residents. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend or crouch; use hands to manipulate tools, equipment or controls; reach with hands and arms, balance, lift and perform medium to maximum transfer assists with residents. The employee is required to have visual and hearing acuity sufficient enough to assess resident safety and ability.

This position is classified as a Category 1 for the purpose of exposure determination under the OSHA Regulations regarding the Standard on Occupational Exposure to Blood borne Pathogens (29CFR 1910.1030). Category 1 is defined as all procedures or job- related tasks that involve an inherent risk for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for spills and/or splashes of blood or body fluids. The use of protective equipment and measures is required for every employee engaged in Category 1 tasks.

Provides physical therapy services to residents by assisting in the assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, related documentation and communication. Functions under supervision of the physical therapist.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Provides physical therapy services to residents under the direct supervision of a physical therapist.

Assists physical therapist in the evaluation process in the areas of self-care, homemaking, functional mobility and coordination. Assists in the evaluation of other areas as directed. Identifies indications for and assists in evaluations at appropriate intervals under the direction of the physical therapist.

Assists the physical therapist in identifying a problem list, short-term goals, long-term goals and treatment plan. Conducts both individual and group treatment as assigned by the physical therapist and outlined in the treatment that includes, but is not limited to, areas of muscle strength, coordination, mobility, sensory awareness, sitting and standing, transfer training, balance activities, gait training, range of motion activities and modalities. Assists in the selection of physical therapy techniques/media and in the sequence of activities, adapts techniques/media as indicated by resident performance and following consultation with the physical therapist.

No major modification to the treatment plan is made without prior consultation with the physical therapist. Monitors resident's response to intervention and consults with physical therapist if modification is indicated. Assists in establishing and modifying individual resident schedules in conjunction with the physical therapist and other team members.

Adheres to department and resident schedule and modifies as appropriate for treatment regimen. Maintains acceptable resident care ratios as determined by the physical therapist. This is not a complete list of Job Duties.

Other duties may be assigned.



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