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Home Care Physical Therapy Assistant (Full Time St. Vincent's Home Health)

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Date: Jun 2, 2018

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35242

Company: Envision

St. Vincent's Home Health

Physical Therapy Assistant

Birmingham/Jefferson County

St. Vincent's Home Health has a Full Time Physical Therapy Assistant opportunity in Birmingham!

 

We’re Proud to Offer:

 

* Outstanding Pay *

* Health Benefits Including Medical, Dental, Vision* 

* Life Insurance *

* ST/LT Disability Coverage *

* Tuition Reimbursement *

* 401K Match *

* Generous PTO Accrual *

* Room for Professional Growth *

* Mileage Reimbursement *

* Extensive Training Program *

* Company-Paid Tablet & Cell Phone *

* Positive Work/Life Balance *

* Exceptionally Supportive Leadership *

 

 

If you're seeking a fulfilling career in a caring environment, we would love to hear from you!

 

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 Degree in Physical Therapy
  • Current State License as an Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination

 

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.

 

           

 

 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

Job Segment: Physical Therapy Assistant, Medical, Home Care, Patient Care, Physical Therapy, Healthcare