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Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant - Part Time

LHC Group.
Details
Location: WV - Kingwood Job Type: Professional Services
Health Care
Base Pay: N/A Required Education: Not Specified
Bonus: Required Experience: At least 1 year(s)
Other: Required Travel: Not Specified
Employee Type: Part-Time Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services

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Description

 

Physical Therapist Assistant - Licensed

  • Assists the supervising therapist and the physician in evaluating the level of function by applying diagnostic and prognostic functional ability tests.
  • Assists the supervising therapist in the modifications to the Plan of Care.
  • Directs and aids patients in active and passive exercise, muscle re-education; as well as gait, functional, ADL, transfer, and prosthetic training.
  • Makes use of ultraviolet and infrared lamps, diathermy, ultrasound, whirlpool, contrast baths, and applies moist packs.
  • Observes, records, and reports to the physician and the supervising therapist the patient's response to treatment and changes in the patient's condition.
  • Instructs patient, significant others, and staff.
  • Is responsible for adhering to all practice standards as they apply to patient care
Requirements
  • Currently licensed by the State Board of Physical Therapy examiners in the state of employment.
  • Current driver's license and automobile insurance in state of employment, and the ability to travel within a 50 mile radius on a daily basis.
  • One (1) year of experience as a licensed PTA before assuming responsibilities for a home health case load.
  • Is responsible for adhering to all practice standards as they apply to patient care.

 

 

 

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