Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.
At Adventist Health Home Care and Hospice Services, we strive to provide quality care that supports the mind, body, and spirit. We believe that being surrounded by family and friends helps the healing process, which is why we offer professional medical care in the comfort and convenience of our patients' homes throughout Tillamook County. Our experienced home health professionals work collaboratively with our patients, their physicians and their caregivers to manage each aspect of their medical and personal care at home.
We're looking for someone to join our team as a Physical Therapist Assistant (Home Health) who:
Provides physical therapy treatments under the supervision of licensed physical therapists, including the use of modalities, manual techniques and common exercise techniques. Instructs and guides patients through functional activities, such as bed mobility, transfers, gait, and balance activities. Works under minimal supervision and may mentor and train staff on technical skills.
Performs physical therapy treatments, including the use of modalities, manual techniques and common exercise techniques.
Instructs and guides patients through functional activities, such as bed mobility, transfers and gait and balance activities.
Observes and follows treatment precautions as identified by physical therapists, nurses or physicians.
Observes for changes in patient responses and reports changes to nurses and physical therapists in charge.
Provides daily and timely patient chart documentation of interventions and services provided in the acute care setting.
Documents employee and out-patient treatments, as necessary.
Provides education and training to patients and caregivers, while incorporating learning style preferences.
Assesses education and training responses.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
You'll be successful with the following qualifications:
Two years technical experience: Preferred
Experience in acute care, skilled nursing or home health: Preferred
AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: Required
Physical Therapy Assistant licensure in the state of practice: Required
Valid Driver's License (DL): Required
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