Physical Therapy Assistant (Part Time)

St. Vincent Home Health

Physical Therapy Assistant

PART TIME

St. Vincent Home Health has a Par Time Physical Therapy Assistant opportunity in Anderson!

 

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.

 

Company
Envision
Posted
04/06/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Anderson, Indiana 46016, US