Physical Therapy Assistant, PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant, PTA

Mercy Health System | Rockford, IL, 61101, US
Salary Range:$28,000 – $43,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 9 days ago

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Description

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Integrates subjective and objective data to follow an established treatment plan.
* Utilizes exercise, physical agents, and manual techniques to address deficits.
* Maintains a thorough record of services provided with appropriate coding and billing.
* Communicates with other disciplines and referring providers to enhance outcomes.
* Performs thorough and timely electronic documentation
* Strengths in care delivery as evidenced by peer review feedback; consistently demonstrates advanced evaluation and treatment techniques
* Participates actively in the PI and CQI process
* Assists in the orientation, training and mentoring of new partners
* Participates in cost saving initiatives within the department
* Takes an active role in the performance improvement process
* Maintain a high standard of patient care and provide effective communication between physical therapists, assistants and the physician group
* Plans and conducts lectures and training programs on physical therapy and related topics for medical staff, students and community groups.

Certification/Licensure

CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE

Licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant in IL

Approved CPR or BLS certification required within 90 days

Special Physicial Demands

SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

This is considered heavy strength work exerting 50-100 pounds of force occasionally or 25-50 pounds of force frequently. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Occasionally sit, climb and balance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

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