Posted: Saturday, January 6, 2018 4:38 AM
PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT (PTA) PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT (PTA) St. Vincent's Home Health & Hospice is growing and looking for a PTA to join our team. 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; ie, 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 Minimum Qualifications: Education/Licensing/Certification: Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy Assistant with an Associate Degree in Physical Therapy Current State License as a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) Valid Driver's License. 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. Company Overview St. Vincent's Home Health & Hospice is a proud member of Ascension Health at Home, a leading provider in the delivery of compassionate patient-centered healthcare services including home health, infusion therapy and hospice. Formed in 2014, Ascension Health at Home is a national partnership between Ascension Health and Evolution Health. The partnership includes all Ascension-affiliated home health, hospice, home infusion therapy and private duty/supportive care services. Visit us at www.ahah.net to learn more about our organization and view all career opportunities.
• Location: Birmingham
• Post ID: 28175532 birmingham