Physical Therapy Asst

Accentcare Grenada , MS 38901

Posted 4 months ago

Position: Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Sta-Home

Reports to: Supervising Physical Therapist, Regional Rehab Coordinator and

Branch Manager, in a collaborative manner

Job Description/Requirements:

As a Physical Therapist Assistant, you will:

  • Perform patient visits. Complete all appropriate documentation using current technology and submit timely per policy and procedure.

  • Participate effectively in scheduled on-site supervisory visits, in compliance with all State and Federal regulations.

  • Contact supervising therapist and CFSS and/or Branch Manager regarding changes in patient status and request guidance when appropriate.

  • Report the potential need for add-on services to the supervising therapist.

  • Review and verify schedules weekly to ensure all scheduled visits are accurate. Ensure all scheduled procedures are documented properly and appropriately.

  • Review and update the Medication Profile each visit, monitoring patient compliance, understanding of medication regime, contraindications, and side effects, etc.

  • Provide health teaching appropriate to the patient's needs and understanding according to the plan of care.

  • Promote the patient's empowerment through self-care activities.

  • Assist supervising therapist in coordination of total patient care including interdisciplinary communication with other health care providers, office and physician.

  • Obtain continuing education to improve care by broadening knowledge of changes in health care delivery.

  • Perform selected therapy procedures and techniques of patient care in accordance with accepted standards of practice as set forth by the appropriate discipline-specific licensure authority.

  • Attend and participate in service reporting meetings and other meetings as requested.

  • Participate in planning, operation and evaluation of collaborative therapy/nursing services.

  • Ensure all issued equipment and supplies are in proper working order and in a state of cleanliness.

  • Perform valet/renew/refresh procedures at all designated times following instructions given.

  • Participate in Clinical Conference meetings.

  • Participate as needed in weekend and holiday visit coverage.

  • Communicate effectively with staff, patients and/or family concerning the needs of the patient.

  • Travel to other branch offices, parent office and/or patient's homes.

Requirements of Qualified Candidates:

  • Be a graduate of an approved PTA program and licensed in the state of Mississippi. Both prior clinical and Medicare home health experience are preferred

  • Possess a valid state driver's license

  • Possess automobile liability insurance

  • Wear seat belt at all times while driving

  • Have dependable transportation must be kept in good working condition

  • Able to drive an automobile in all types of weather conditions

  • Currently licensed in the state of Mississippi

  • Manual dexterity to operate patient care equipment

  • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment, including but not limited to computers, printers and/or copiers

  • Visual acuity to evaluate and peruse employee documentation

  • Ability to perform moderate to significant physical demands, including but not limited to, sitting, standing, walking, squatting, kneeling, bending, lifting, carrying and/or pushing, repositioning and transferring human beings.

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