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Physical Therapist Assistant (PRN)

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Date: Aug 30, 2017

Location: Pell City, AL, US, 35125

Company: Envision

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT (PTA)

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT (PTA), PRN 

 

St. Vincent's Home Health & Hospice is growing and looking for a PTA to join our team on a PRN basis.

 

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 (PTA)
  • 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 Overview

 

St. Vincent's Home Health & Hospice is a proud member of Ascension Health at Home, a leading provider in the delivery of compassionate patient-centered healthcare services including home health, infusion therapy and hospice.

 

Formed in 2014, Ascension Health at Home is a national partnership between Ascension Health and Evolution Health. The partnership includes all Ascension-affiliated home health, hospice, home infusion therapy and private duty/supportive care services.
Visit us at www.ahah.net  to learn more about our organization and view all career opportunities.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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