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Physical Therapist Assistant PRN

Adaptive Rehab Services

This is a Contract position in Venice, FL posted October 25, 2021.

Position: Physical Therapist Assistant PRN Supervisor: Director of Rehabilitation and Physical Therapist Essential Qualifications: Associates Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited program.

Current licensure as Physical Therapist Assistant in practicing state(s) Assume responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development to maintain current licensure and certification.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: Provide physical therapy services to residents in accordance with established standards of practice, Company procedures, Therapy Department procedures and productivity standards under the direction of the Physical Therapist.

Adhere to Company procedures regarding documentation and billing of physical therapy services.

Demonstrate sound judgment in the implementation and follow-up of resident therapy programs.

Assist the Physical Therapist in the evaluation of residents as directed.

Assist the Physical Therapist with the development of treatment plans as directed.

Establish individual resident therapy schedules in cooperation with the Physical Therapist and other team members.

Conduct treatment according to the established treatment plan.

Assist in the selection of physical therapy techniques/ media, the sequence of activities, and adaptation of techniques/ media based on residents response to intervention in conjunction with the Physical Therapist.

Monitor residents response to intervention and discuss adaptation of treatment with the Physical Therapist to attain goals in accordance with established plan of care and physician orders.

Participate in resident, family/ responsible party and staff education by instructing on physical therapy procedures, strategies, recommendations and/ or program to enhance carry over outside of therapy sessions and in preparation for discontinuation of therapy services.

Confer formally and informally with other team members in coordinating the total rehabilitation program of the resident.

Participate in discharge planning.

Supervise Rehabilitation Aides, Physical Therapy Aides, students and volunteers as directed and within state practice guidelines.

Provide education to the rehabilitation department, facility staff and community as directed.

Report to work on time and coordinate schedule to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency during assigned shift.

Assist with and participates in Quality Assurance Program as required.

Attend and participate in scheduled training, educational classes and meetings required or requested for position.

Adhere to high standards of cleanliness, grooming, hygiene and dress code.

Adhere to all policies of company, including job description, certification requirements, mission statement, HIPAA, confidentiality standards and resident rights.

Maintain a current knowledge of law and regulations regarding rehabilitative services and consults with supervisor to ensure that all employment actions are in compliance with applicable regulations.

Ensure a safe environment and utilizes tools and equipment in a safe manner complying with all infection control, universal precautions and OSHA standards for the healthcare professional.

Report all hazardous conditions including incidents, injuries and equipment to Supervisor/ appropriate personnel immediately.

Responds to and acts appropriately in emergency or disaster situations.

Adapt to changes in responsibilities in a positive manner, is receptive to new ways of completing tasks and is flexible in carrying out assignments.

Communicate and interact professionally and effectively with residents and coworkers ensuring a cooperative environment while maintaining self-control.

Communicate and interact professionally and respectfully with family members in attending to and meeting their requests.

Perform all other duties as assigned and as required to effectively discharge the responsibilities of the position and are in the best interests of the organization.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to constantly operate computer and other office productivity machinery (phone, printer, copier, etc.) Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

Ability to look at a computer monitor for extended periods of time.

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Must be able to walk throughout facility and department, tolerate constant/ repetitive standing, traverse stairs, stoop, bend, squat, kneel and reach when performing daily work.

Travel: As needed.

Maintain predictable attendance by Jobble

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