Physical Ther Assistant Home Health Part Time at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/8/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Fletcher, NC
  • Date Posted:
    10/8/2020
  • Job ID:
    20021961
  • Job Family
    Home Care
  • Travel
    Yes, 100 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT HOME HEALTH PART TIME

AdventHealth Hendersonville

100 Hospital Drive Hendersonville NC 28792 

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Hendersonville

  • Join a family of caregivers who provide whole person care; body-mind-spirit, to people living in communities across Western North Carolina.
  • AdventHealth Hendersonville offers the uncommon compassion of a hometown community hospital powered by the support of a national healthcare system enabling it to provide services technologies and facilities to meet the whole health needs of our communities.
  • Faith based organization that extends Christ's healing ministry to every person, every time.
  • Co-workers who feel like family and together deliver on our Service Standards of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it.
  • As a part of the more than 1,100 team members who make up AdventHealth Hendersonville, you will enjoy competitive salaries, exceptional benefits and  opportunities for growth and leadership development.

Work Hours/Shift

Part time, 32 hours per week 

You Will Be Responsible For:

• Administer treatments, physical agents and physical therapy modalities of treatment as supervised by the staff Physical Therapist, while adhering to standards of physical medicine practice.

• Assist with the restoration of patient functioning to prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability, with collaborative goal of reaching level of maximum performance and functioning.

• Observe and evaluate treatment effect, discuss observations with staff Physical Therapist.

• Perform components of an appropriate assessment on all patients as related to the therapy requested and provide reassessments as per policy and age of patient.

• Assist with the formulation of a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs; assess effectiveness of patient/family learning.

• Discuss observations and treatment plans with Physical Therapist, and modify patient care as directed.

• Collaborate with other team members as indicated for timely case conferencing about patient need and/or status.

• Participate in educational staff performance improvement in-services. Assist with orientation and in-service training for certified department staff members; participate in guidance and educational programs.

• Comply with HH policies, procedures, practices and care standards as witnessed by leadership and staff.

• Demonstrate knowledge and skills to perform duties, methods and procedures required by job. (See current PTA core competencies)


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Current certificate as a Physical Therapy Assistant required.
  • Current BCLS certification required.
  • Valid drivers' license and current automobile insurance required.
  • AA degree from a school or college approved by the American Physical Therapy Association required.

Job Summary

Responsible for administering physical therapy modalities of treatment as supervised by the staff Physical Therapist. Administer treatments and physical agents as directed by the staff Physical Therapist, after evaluation of the patient.


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

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