HealthFitness has a great opportunity for a part-time (20 hrs/wk) Physical Therapy Assistant to work at our client site located in Louisville, KY. In this position, you will assist the licensed Physical Therapist in implementing the plan of care for patients under the care of a physician. You will be responsible to a licensed Physical Therapist.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Provides physical therapy treatment and rehab in accordance with the physical therapist plan of care that was delegated to the PTA. Contributes to physical therapists effectiveness by identifying patient care issues, providing information and feedback regarding patients and recommending courses of action/option to patient care based on clinical findings. Assesses patients’ health by interviewing patients, performing physical examinations, recognizing abnormal findings and updating physical therapist findings. Competent and effective with performing therapeutic procedures, instructs and counsels patients with therapeutic regiments, provides continuity of care by implementing patient management plans.
•Efficiently and accurately documents patient care services in accordance with federal, state and professional standards.
•Keeps physical therapist informed of patient status and recommends progression in the plan of care.
•Adheres to legal and ethical standards.
•Other duties as needed/assigned.
Associates degree or higher in PTA from an accredited program required
•CPR/First Aid certifications required.
•Experience in treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, worker’s comp., ergonomics and exercise/fitness in accordance with PTA preferred.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Flexible - Will work with applicant
Depends on experience
Associate Degree — Associate degree or higher in PTA
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