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Physical Therapist Assistant PRN

Job Description

Care Connection of Cincinnati and Gem City Home Care of Indianapolis are expanding into the Dearborn County, Indiana area and are seeking a PRN Physical Therapist Assistant to see our patients in their homes.

Job Title:      Physical Therapist Assistant (EvHealth) NE

Reports To:  Clinical Manager

Department:  Operations                                                 

Location:      Dearborn County, Indiana

FLSA Status: Non - Exempt

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
  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Licensing/Certification:

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

Experience:

  • One year experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant

Knowledge and Skills:

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

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Post Date 8/27/2014
Location Lawrenceburg, IN
Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel None
Job ID 33636
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