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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Adult Care

Company: At Home Healthcare
Location: Tyler
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Come work for a Home Health company that really does "feel like family"-- -! Home care is personal for us and we want caring, qualified applicants to join our growing family.We will offer the perfect candidate:A Competitive Salary based on experiencePaid Time Off and Paid Holidays equal to 16 days a yearHealth InsuranceDental, Vision, Life, Cancer and Supplemental Insurance PlansFlexible Spending Account Options401(K) with % company matchJob SummaryProvides coordinated physical therapy to patients of all age groups under the supervision of a Licensed Physical Therapist. Participates in the coordination of care.Responsibilities:Job QualificationsEducation: Graduate of an accredited school of physical therapy assistant with an Associate Degree in PhysicalTherapy.Licensure: Current State License or a multi-state license issued by a state member of the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact (PTLC), if practicing in a state member of the PTLC, to practice Physical Therapy, or if licensuredoes not apply, meets one of the requirements listed in 42 CFR -- -484.115(I). Experience: One year experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant, preferred.Skills: Therapy skills as set forth in the Therapy Practice Act and other regulatory agencies. Good interpersonal skills. Proof of current CPR. Knowledge of durable medical equipment.Transportation: Reliable transportation, current Driver's License, and valid and current auto liability insurance.Essential Functions1. Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated in the plan of care, as developed, delegated and supervised by the Physical Therapist. Completes appropriate documentation in a timely manner.2. Administers non-complex active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, traction, heat, light, cold, water and electrical modalities to patients.3. Applies concepts of infection control and standard precautions in performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease.4. Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients.5. Uses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills to provide patient and care giver education.6. Meets mandatory continuing education requirements.7. Promotes compliance with all fiscal intermediary and/or other third-party payors, through education, coaching, and other assistance as necessary.8. Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency.9. Participates in the Agency's QAPI program.10. Participates in Agency-sponsored in-service training.11. Promotes the Agency philosophy and administrative policies.12. Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency.Environmental and Working Conditions: Works in a health care facility or patients' homes in various conditions; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases; ability to work a flexible schedule; ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather.Qualifications:Job QualificationsEducation: Graduate of an accredited school of physical therapy assistant with an Associate Degree in PhysicalTherapy.Licensure: Current State License or a multi-state license issued by a state member of the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact (PTLC), if practicing in a state member of the PTLC, to practice Physical Therapy, or if licensuredoes not apply, meets one of the requirements listed in 42 CFR -- -484.115(I). Experience: One year experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant, preferred.Skills: Therapy skills as set forth in the Therapy Practice Act and other regulatory agencies. Good interpersonal skills. Proof of current CPR. Knowledge of durable medical equipment.Transportation: Reliable transportation, current Driver's License, and valid and current auto liability insurance.

Keywords: At Home Healthcare, Tyler , Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Adult Care, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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