Rehab - Physical Therapy Assistant PRN Days

Coffeyville Regional Medical Center - Coffeyville, KS

The Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) assists Physical Therapists in implementing and maintaining treatment plans using a variety of treatment techniques creating personalized goal-oriented health care programs for patients. S/he will treat patients, sanitize treatment areas, set up therapy equipment and monitor patients throughout their treatment.

JOB DUTIES

  • Collect, assess and record patient information
  • Implement and execute established treatment plans and help guide therapeutic exercise
  • Administer medically prescribed physical therapy treatments to relieve pain and improve mobility
  • Advise patients on exercise techniques and in-home treatment options
  • Provide educational information about injury prevention, ergonomics and ways to promote physical health
  • Set up therapy equipment
  • Sanitize therapy area
  • Lift or move patients, as necessary
  • Monitor and guide patients through exercises
  • Document patient care history timely and accurately
  • Comply with all rules, regulations and procedures
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information according to HIPAA and company policy

The Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) assumes other responsibilities as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Analytical ability to apply criteria and evaluate information to make decisions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; and excellent interpersonal skills in teaming with patients, medical staff and the public
  • Detail oriented with proven ability to multitask
  • Professional appearance and ease in developing rapport with others
  • Ability and willingness to accurately and appropriately document patient care notes in a timely manner in accordance with billing and regulatory requirements
  • Computer skills including MSOffice, Outlook, Meditech, preferred

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Completion of Physical Therapy Assistant program from an accredited educational institution, required
  • Current Kansas Physical Therapy Assistant License, required
  • Current BLS Certification, required
  • 1-2 years’ experience in an acute or clinical setting, preferred


Posted On: Monday, February 28, 2022

Tagged: Rehab Support PRN Days


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