Physical Therapy Assistant Home Health Full Time at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/1/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    5/1/2021
  • Job ID:
    21006131
  • Job Family
    Home Care
  • Travel
    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

 Physical Therapy Assistant AdventHealth Tampa

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • AdventHealth Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Comply with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.
  • Follows the physical therapy assessment and care plan, continuously evaluate the patient’s response to program and need for modification.
  • Instruct the patient and family in the total physical therapy program; use of prosthetic, orthotic and assistive devices, etc.
  • Participate in the team process through cooperative efforts with team members in development of the patient care plan and team conferences and provide comprehensive, individualized care to assigned patients.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team member, patients and families.
  • Maintains clinical record information in accordance with established standards and within established time frames.
  • Prepare and submits schedule daily.
  • Demonstrate cost-effective practices.
  • Participate in the review process and the agency performance improvement program.
  • Participate in orientation, in-service and staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Report pertinent observations to the physical therapist and attending physician, physical therapist must update the plan of care.
  • Secures patient confidentiality by protecting patient information on and off duty.
  • Displays flexibility in accepting assignment changes and readily accepts assignment and patient care responsibilities.
  • Develop professional and clinical skills through attendance at staff development meetings, pertinent educational activities and professional affiliations.
  • Complete related tasks as assigned by the Supervisor, Manager or Director.
  • Maintains current driver’s license, automobile insurance and BLS.
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of physical therapy skills and treatments.
  •  Problem solving abilities.
  •  Positive interpersonal communication skills.
  •  Team and customer service oriented.
  •  Basic computer skills required.

LCENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

Current PTA licensure within the state of FL Current BCLS Valid Driver’s License

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Two (2) years of Home Health physical therapy assistant experience

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Graduate of a Physical Therapy Assistant school approved by the American Physical Therapy Association Minimum of (1) year of clinical Physical Therapy Assistant performance in an acute or Rehab setting

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Perform visits as ordered under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist.  Responsible for following: the home health patient physical therapy Plan of Care as established by the Physical Therapist and the physicians’ orders.  Coordinates care with Physical Therapist and other disciplines promoting the team approach and continuity of care.  Delivers high quality professional physical therapy and education, and performs therapy skills with a high degree of proficiency.  Notifies Physical Therapist and pertinent others of changes in condition or need for reassessment of Plan of Care to meet patient needs.  Complete documentation according to Agency Policy and Regulatory guidelines.  Continued employment with the agency is contingent upon your ability to perform job duties as outlined in this job description.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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