Physical Therapy Assistant - Per Visit

Physical Therapy Assistant - Per Visit

U.S. Medical Management (USMM) is an affiliate of a leading Fortune 100 company. A national organization built on a continuum of care with premier healthcare providers, clinicians and patient focused individuals working together. Our Mission – “Through Compassionate Patient-Centered Care in the Home; We will Provide Exceptional Outcomes across our Continuum of Services” – Visiting Physicians Association, Pinnacle Senior Care, Grace Hospice, Comfort Hospice, Home DME & our In Home Health Assessments (IHA).

Our Values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork & Excellence are leading us to a better tomorrow for patient care. Our Purposes Centered on “We are Unified in our Work through our Continuum of Services” “We can Find Comfort that We are Making a Difference for our Patients” & “We make a Broader Positive Impact on Society”, allows USMM to be poised for a phenomenal future.

We are seeking candidates who desire the experience of delivering quality & compassionate healthcare within proven care models with patients at the forefront of everything we do.

Position Description

The Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) provides physical therapy services; communicates the patient’s progress with other disciplines and directs, supervises and instructs non-professional home health aide staff in the provision of personal care to the patient. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides physical therapy services including procedures, teaching and training activities as outlined in the patient Plan of Care under the direction of a Physical Therapist
    • Provides physical therapy visits according to visit schedule and notifies agency of need to alter schedule in any way
    • Reports significant findings to patient’s Physician, Physical Therapist, and Clinical Supervisor as they occur
  • Submits completed physical therapy visit notes; communication notes per agency policy on designated days as requested by Clinical Supervisor
  • Submits change orders per agency policy
  • Maintains open lines of communications to all members of the continuum of care team
  • Attends staff meetings, team conferences and educational in-services per agency requirements
  • Participates in Process Improvement (PI) program by assisting with collection of data and serves on PI team upon request
  • Participates in discharge planning process per Medicare Criteria and agency policy and procedure
  • Follows agency policies and procedures
  • Performs these and all other duties as assigned by the Administrator
  • Able to lift 40 pounds from floor to shoulder
  • Repetitive walking, standing, sitting, bending, and use of hands
  • Able to drive a car 2-4 hours per day

REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • A current unencumbered State Professional License
  • Active CPR Certification
  • Must maintain a valid driver's license and good driving record
  • An automobile to be used for work
  • The ability to make sound professional clinical judgment
  • The ability to assess and document patient needs and formulate individualized patient care plans to meet those needs
  • Proficiency in clinical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in personal computer use including e-mail, clinical, word processing, and spreadsheet software

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • One year experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant

Posted
09/01/2021
Type
Full time
Salary Range
$34,000.00 - 51,000.00
per Year
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Location
Ann Arbor, MI 48108, US