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  • Physical Therapy Assistant

    Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
    Company Ascension At Home
    Requisition ID
    2018-16957
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Home Health
    Location
    Milwaukee
  • Overview

    Wheaton Franciscan Home Health and Hospice, an Ascension At Home company, is looking for a Per Diem Physical Therapy Assistant to join out team in Milwaukee.

     

    This position will help with coverage every other weekend.

    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.

     

    Qualifications

    Education/Licensing/Certification:

    • Associate Degree in Physical Therapy
    • Current state license as a Physical Therapy Assistant
    • Valid driver's licens
    • Current CPR
     

     

    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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