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Physical Therapy Assistant SNF LTC
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US-SD-Rapid City - 57701
Jobcode:
1136
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Physical Therapy Assistant

To assist in the treatment of patients as directed by the Physical Therapist and participate as an active member of treatment location’s rehabilitation team
Job Description

Provides treatment to patients as directed by the Physical Therapist
Instructs families and caregiver in maintenance programs as directed by the Physical Therapist
Communicates with supervisor and other interdisciplinary team members regarding patient progress, problems, and plans
Participates in patient-care conferences and weekly rehabilitation meetings
Participates in treatment location in-service training programs
Remains knowledgeable of state practice acts and ensures the level of supervision they receive meets standards. Does not provide treatment outside of practice act limits
Assists with cleaning and maintenance of treatment area and department
Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records according to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines. Records daily treatment charges per corporate procedures. Documentation will be completed using a company furnished hand held electronic device (i.e. Ipad).
Protects patients and employees by adhering to treatment location infection control policies and protocols and keeping information confidential per company and federal requirements. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with treatment location and department procedures, rules and regulations.
Ensures proper operation of equipment by complying with company procedures and following manufacturer’s instructions;
Provides services in multiple settings (including skilled nursing, assisted living, patient homes, and outpatient) as determined by supervisor and patient/resident need including community based services such as home health and wellness activities as required

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent
Current licensure as Physical Therapy Assistant in state of practice and/or nationally certified
Current CPR certification, preferred
Ability to travel within 50 minutes of your assigned primary building(s) as needed
Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

Fran Wiernusz
Julia Edmunds Associates Inc
10 VIlla Drive
Old Forge, PA 18518
Fax: 570-457-5034
Phone: 5704575050

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