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Physical Therapy Assistant

Company: Martin Coast Rehabilitation and Healthcare
Location: Hobe Sound
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Martin Coast Rehabilitation and Healthcare - The primary objective of the Physical Therapy Assistant is to assist with assessing, planning, implementing and documenting Client's physical therapy program under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist. Follow corporate guidelines, objectives and policies to maintain standards of treatment consistent with legal and accrediting requirements.
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REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Director of Rehab Services


CLASSIFICATION: Non-exempt




SUPERVISES: None


EEO CODE: Service Worker - 9




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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. - - - - - - ASSESSMENT
a. - - - - - - Upon receiving PT screening request, review client's current situation and screens individual for intervention.
b. - - - - - - Communicates screening results to client and appropriate family and/or staff.
c. - - - - - - Complete required screening documentation.
2. - - - - - - PLANNING
a. - - - - - - Plan appropriate therapeutic activities to meet client's goals.
b. - - - - - - Communicate treatment plan and goals to client and family.
c. - - - - - - Communicate significant issues in treatment planning to PT on ongoing basis.
d. - - - - - - Collaborate with health care team members to begin planning for appropriate and timely discharge or transfer.
3. - - - - - - IMPLEMENTATION
a. - - - - - - Demonstrate ability to prioritize treatment procedures according to patient's needs and MD requests.
b. - - - - - - Implement interventions according to plan of care.
c. - - - - - - Communicate purpose of treatment procedures to client/family according to client's level of understanding and modifies plan accordingly.
d. - - - - - - Communicate ongoing treatment issues/plan to interdisciplinary health care team members.
e. - - - - - - Communicate ongoing treatment issues with PT.
f. - - - - - - - Complete required documentation regarding daily intervention.
g. - - - - - - Demonstrate awareness of precautions regarding client diagnosis and treatment techniques.
4. - - - - - - EVALUATION
a. - - - - - - Review and evaluate effectiveness of interventions toward achieving patient outcomes and discuss need for changes to PT.
b. - - - - - - Document appropriate reassessment and changes in plan of care.
c. - - - - - - Communicate significant changes in client status and therapeutic intervention to client/family and health care team members.
d. - - - - - - Complete required documentation for discharge.
5. - - - - - - OTHER DUTIES
a. - - - - - - Perform other related duties as assigned.
b. - - - - - - Support and participate in changes and suggestions made by Director of Rehab.
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GENERAL FUNCTIONS:
1. - - - - - - Maintain confidentiality of resident, employee and facility information.
2. - - - - - - Follow Resident's Rights policies at all times maintaining privacy, confidentiality and respect.
3. - - - - - - Ability to understand and comply with applicable Federal, State and local regulations as they apply to this job.
4. - - - - - - Attend all required department and/or facility meetings.
5. - - - - - - Adhere to applicable laws, rules, regulations and Code of Conduct directed by Corporate Compliance Program, conduct business using ethical standards, and report any suspect or actual event or circumstance to the Compliance Officer.
6. - - - - - - Understand and comply with use and disclosure rules of resident Protected Health Information (PHI) as required by the HIPAA Privacy Rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
7. - - - - - - Use the proper equipment for each job and report any missing or damaged equipment to supervisor immediately.
8. - - - - - - Follow facility safety program, identify and report unsafe equipment, environment or procedures to supervisor.
9. - - - - - - Read and follow instructions on Safety Data Sheets (SDS) when handling or using chemicals.
10. - - Assume accountability for data contained in the employee handbook.
11. - - Observe all facility policies and procedures.
12. - - Report to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality.
13. - - Come to work in neat, clean attire and consistently present an appropriate professional appearance.
14. - - Perform all duties in an effective, timely and professional manner.
15. - - Work cooperatively with all community members* and willingly accept assigned duties.
16. - - Report any possible problem or concern regarding community members* to supervisor immediately.
17. - - Communicate applicable information to community members* in an effective and efficient manner.
18. - - Exhibit hospitality by displaying courtesy, support, gratitude and respect to all community members*.
19. - - Complete employee training courses as assigned by due date.
20. - - Perform any other related duties as directed by supervisor.
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*community members (staff, residents, families and vendors)
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QUALIFICATIONS:
1. - - - - - - Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
2. - - - - - - Must have current physical examination showing freedom from certain types of communicable diseases.
3. - - - - - - Must be a graduate of an accredited PTA program.
4. - - - - - - Must hold a valid Florida license to practice as a Physical Therapy Assistant.
5. - - - - - - Must have strong organizational and excellent customer service skills.
6. - - - - - - Must be able to follow directions clearly and efficiently.
7. - - - - - - Must have previous work experience operating standard office equipment (e.g., copier, computer, etc.). Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Products such as Outlook, Windows, Excel and Word preferred.
8. - - - - - - Must have current Cardio Pulmonary Recitation Card (CPR) issued by recognized provider such as American Heart Association or American Red Cross that includes hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment or be able to obtain CPR training and card within 30-days of hire date.
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EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:




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Prefer High school graduate or GED


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Technical school or - - - - - - - - - some college


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College graduate with four year degree


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College graduate with advanced degree




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CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: (State of Florida)




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