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Physical Therapist Assistant Home Health Full Time

Company: CenterWell Primary Care
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description

The Physical Therapy Assistant 2 provides services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or disease. The Physical Therapy Assistant 2 performs varied activities and moderately complex administrative/operational/customer support assignments. Performs computations. Typically works on semi-routine assignments.

Responsibilities

As a Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant, you will:

  • Administer the physical therapy treatment plan as developed by the Physical Therapist.
  • Administer non-complex active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, traction heat, light, cold, water, and electrical modalities to patients.
  • Accurately documents daily, weekly, or monthly records of clients'. Submits clinical paperwork to the office on time each week.
  • Attend educational meetings and coordinates and contributes to department in-services.
  • Notify physical therapist or Executive Director of any equipment failures, lack of supplies, staff or client changes, and any other departmental
  • Schedule clients and performs varied office tasks.
  • Apply concepts of infection control and universal precautions in performing patient care activities.
  • Accept clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients.
  • Promote compliance with all fiscal intermediaries and/or other third-party payors, through education, coaching, and other assistance as necessary.

    Required Experience/Skills:
    • Associate degree in Physical Therapy from an American Physical Therapy Association.
    • Current state license to practice Physical Therapy.
    • Current driver's license. Must have reliable transportation and insurance.
    • Proof of current CPR certification.
    • Minimum two years experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant,
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the physical, emotional, social, and biological changes that occur in the geriatric population.
    • Self-directed, enthusiastic, and accepts constructive feedback.
    • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication and organization skills.
    • Communicates and demonstrates a professional image/attitude for patients, families, clients, coworkers, and others.
    • Meets mandatory continuing education requirements of Kindred at Home and licensing board. Maintains clinical competency in Physical Therapy practice and theory.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel locally.
    • Able to maintain confidentiality.
    • Maintains current licensure certifications and meets mandatory continuing education requirements.
    • Must read, write, and speak fluent English.
    • Must have good and regular attendance.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.
    • This role requires full COVID-19 vaccination.

      Scheduled Weekly Hours

      40

Keywords: CenterWell Primary Care, Vancouver , Physical Therapist Assistant Home Health Full Time, Healthcare , Vancouver, Washington

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