Positions Location: Lansing, MI
General Purpose of Job:
Provides direct physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist according to the physician approved written plan of care.
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Associates may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.
Provides direct physical therapy treatment to patients according to instruction of Physical Therapist, and in accordance with the written plan of care.
Observes patient and reports to Physical Therapist and department personnel the patient's reaction to treatment and any changes in patient's condition.
Instructs patients, family and/or caregiver in proper techniques to assist patient in achieving maximum level of independence.
Maintains necessary records, progress notes, and conference notes, which are incorporated into the patient's clinical record within established time frame
Maintains professional standards, compliance with State, Federal (CMS conditions of participation) and Joint Commission regulations, and infection control protocol by participating in in-services, staff meetings, process improvement teams, continuing education seminars when available, and adhering to the SHC expectations - standards of care guidelines.
General Requirements PTA license to practice in State of Michigan Valid driver's license Work Experience Minimum of two years acute care or home care experience Education Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program. Specialized Knowledge and Skills Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to work with patient, caregivers, and others in a variety of home care situation. Demonstrated interpersonal skills to effectively and appropriately communicate with patients, families, physicians, and interdisciplinary team. Knowledge, Skills and Experience Preferred: Minimum of two years of Home Care experience Demonstrated excellent interpersonal/communication skills, verbal and written Demonstrated ability to implement and follow policies and procedures of department and health system.
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Location: Sparrow Home Care
Activation Date: Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Expiration Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021
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