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  • PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASST (NE)

    Job Locations US-MI-Portage
    Company Ascension At Home
    Requisition ID
    2018-16812
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Home Health
  • Overview

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

    Responsibilities

    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
    • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
    • Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone’s responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problems.

     

    Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Perform other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

     

    Education/Licensing/Certification:

    • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy Assistant with an Associate Degree in Physical Therapy
    • Current State License as an Physical Therapy Assistant
    • Valid Driver’s License.
    • Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination

     

    Experience:

    • Two years’ experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant

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