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Blount County PRN Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA (St. Vincents Home Health)

Overview
PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT / PTA
St. Vincent's Home Health is growing, and we have a
PRN Physical Therapy Assistant opportunity in the Blount County area!
Responsibilities
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
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Qualifications
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.



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