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  • Physical Therapist Asst - EvHealth

    Job Locations US-AL-Irondale
    Company Ascension At Home
    Requisition ID
    2018-14087
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Home Health
  • Overview

    St. Vincent's Home Health has an immediate

    Inpatient PRN Physical Therapy Assistant 

    opportunity in St. Martin's in the Pines in Irondale!

     

     

    POSITION SUMMARY: 

    Provides coordinated physical therapy to patients of all age groups under the supervision of a Licensed Physical Therapist.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Administers the physical therapy treatment as planned, assigned/delegated, and supervised by the PT
    • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
    • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs
    • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
    • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
    • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary
    • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the plan of care with appropriate documentation

    Administers non-complex, active, and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, traction, heat, light, cold, water, and electrical modalities to patients as planned, delegated, and supervised by the PT, including participating in patient/family teaching

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

     

    Education/Licensing/Certification:

    • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy Assistant with an Associate Degree in Physical Therapy
    • Current State License as a Physical Therapy Assistant
    • Valid Driver’s License.

     

    Experience:

    • Two years’ experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant

     

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
    • Good interpersonal skills.

     

     

     

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