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Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: Interim Healthcare Home Health
Location: Edgerton
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Interim Healthcare Home Health Department is looking for a dynamic Physical Therapist Assistant.-- The territory would be Johnson, Wyandotte and possibly Leavenworth when needed-- This is a salaried position We will provide you with mileage reimbursement, paid time off, paid holidays off, company iPhone and iPad, a M-F work schedule, reimbursement for CEU's, continuing education, licensure.-- You can also get a discount at Rasmussen College to further your education Physical Therapist Assistant-- Essential Functions: ------ Participates in ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient. ------ Acts at the direction and under the supervision of the treating physical therapist and in accordance with the plan of care. ------ Participates in the development and evaluation of the plan of care in partnership with the patient, representative (if any), and caregiver(s). ------ Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of care. ------ Assists the treating physical therapist in documenting a patient--------s progress and response to treatment. ------ Completes and submits timely, legible, accurate, relevant and sufficient documentation (written or electronic) addressing the treatment and interventions provided, the patient--------s response to the treatment and interventions, and the patient--------s progress toward goals in accordance with professional standards of practice, policy and procedures, and payor requirements. ------ Counsels and educates the patient and the family, and other caregivers to promote patient progress toward mutually established goals and in meeting healthcare related needs. ------ Supervises paraprofessional staff, as assigned. ------ Effectively communicates with other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team providing care to promote coordination of patient care and planning for discharge. ------ Communicates with all physicians involved in the plan of care and other health care practitioners (as appropriate) related to the current plan of care. ------ Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program. ------ Participates in in-services or training, as requested. ------ Participates in the Office--------s Emergency Preparedness program, as requested. ------ Completes other assignments as requested and assigned. ------ Accesses personal health information (-------PHI-----) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities.-- Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department. Physical Therapist Assistant Requirements: ------ Current licensure, registration, or certification as a physical therapist assistant, if applicable, in the state(s) in which he or she will practice. ------ In the last five (5) years, two (2) years of experience as a PTA that is relevant to the patient population assigned preferred. Physical Therapist Assistant Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: ------ Able to provide proof of current CPR certification, per organization-specific policy. ------ Able to effectively communicate in English with all levels of the workforce, both clinical and non-clinical. ------ Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks. ------ Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to the care of the patient and use of equipment in providing treatment. ------ Able to visually and aurally observe and assess the patient. ------ Able to effectively deal with multiple changes based on patient needs and scheduling. ------ Able to provide proof of valid driver's license, if applicable. ------ Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance if assignment(s) include driving own vehicle to transport patient. Physical Therapist Assistant Working Conditions & Physical Effort: ------ Able to constantly travel within geographic area serviced by office from assignment to assignment. ------ Meets the applicable health requirements to provide patient care per applicable law or regulation. ------ Work is normally performed in a residence, aggregate living facility, school or occupational setting. ------ Occasional exposure to communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens and/or potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment (e.g. face masks, goggles, latex and or non-latex gloves). ------ Able to work flexible schedule and/or evening hours as needed. ------ Able to constantly stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach freely. ------ Able to constantly lift, reposition, and transfer patients ------ Able to constantly grasp with thumb in opposition to fingers of palm, i.e. manipulate pen, knobs or objects. ------ Heavy physical activity that may require lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling over 50 lbs., and physically stretching, bending, stooping, twisting, standing, sitting, walking, reaching and climbing stairs. Pando3 PandoLogic. Keywords: Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Location: Edgerton, KS - 66021

Keywords: Interim Healthcare Home Health, Olathe , Physical Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Edgerton, Kansas

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