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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts resident screens (without interpretation) as directed by the supervising Physical Therapist.
  • Collects assessment data, as part of the evaluation process, as directed by the supervising Physical Therapist.
  • Under a physician s order, provides direct treatment to patients/residents as directed by, and according to the plan of care outlined by, the supervising Physical Therapist where allowed by law.
  • Documents patient/resident progress toward meeting established goals as stated in the treatment plan outlined by the supervising Physical Therapist.
  • Provides training to patients, residents, caregivers and families according to the plan of care outlined by the supervising Physical Therapist.
  • Completes documentation of direct treatment provided within established time frames.
  • Abides by applicable state law with regard to maintaining supervision log.
  • Prepares treatment materials and assists with other clerical duties as directed by the Physical Therapist, Rehab Manager, or Administrator.
  • Participates with the Physical Therapist in research projects, in-service training and public relations programs.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities.
  • Responsible for service and operational excellence of all assigned activities to ensure the delivery of quality services and/or outcomes required to meet or exceed the expectations of those utilizing or impacted by the department.
  • Exhibits courtesy, compassion and respect to patients, residents, families, caregivers, visitors, physicians, administrators, and co-workers.
  • Ensures the rights of residents are respected.
  • Qualifications

  • Associates Degree from an APTA accredited program
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in states that regulate the Physical Therapy Assistant, two years clinical experience preferred.
  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to utilize independent and effective clinical judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-faceted systems and to interact effectively with all levels of staff and customers.
  • Utilizes effective time management skills.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Diversicare is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Diversicare does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity), national origin, age, or disability, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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