Physical Therapist Assistant (Pediatrics)

At Home Health Care Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

Come work for a Home Health company that really does "feel like family"! At Home Healthcare has been in business for over 30 years and although we have grown throughout Texas, we are still individually owned with a small town feel. Home care is personal for us and we want caring, qualified applicants to join our growing family.

At Home Healthcare is passionate about helping children and their families receive necessary care in the comfort of home. Our pediatric care helps maintain stability in a child's life and allows them to receive the individualized care they need.

Responsibilities

  • Provides assistance to the therapist in evaluating the client's level of function by applying diagnostic and prognostic muscle, nerve, joint, and functional abilities tests.

  • Provides safe and accurate physical therapy services to the client in the client home as prescribed by the physician and under the direction of the physical therapist.

  • Completes all clinical records documentation on the day services were performed.

  • Provides training and demonstration to client and family members on physical therapy uses and devices applicable to the client's total physical therapy program.

  • Demonstrates thorough current knowledge and adherence of state and federal regulations and intermediary guidelines for home health care.

  • Manages an assigned caseload of patients; maintains current knowledge of assigned patient's conditions, needs, and responses to treatment necessary to provide highest quality of care to client regularly.

  • Provides independent care to clients in remote locations.

Qualifications

  • Certification as an Physical Therapy Assistant established by the American Physical Therapy Association. Position requires current licensing by the State of Texas as an Physical Therapy Assistant.

  • Must have and maintain current valid Texas Driver's License and proof of current liability insurance.

  • Must maintain current certificate in basic life support (CPR).

  • Proof of TB screening within the past 12 months.

  • Requires proficient computer software skills necessary to produce accurate documents and materials. Working knowledge of MS Office necessary.

  • Requires ability to use up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds continuously to move objects.

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