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Physical Therapist Assistant Home Health Per Diem

Location
Gaffney, South Carolina
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
2 Sep 2022

As a Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant, you will:

  • Administer the physical therapy treatment plan as developed by the Physical Therapist.
  • Administer non-complex active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, traction heat, light, cold, water, and electrical modalities to patients.
  • Accurately documents daily, weekly, or monthly records of clients'. Submits clinical paperwork to the office on time each week.
  • Attend educational meetings and coordinates and contributes to department in-services.
  • Notify physical therapist or Executive Director of any equipment failures, lack of supplies, staff or client changes, and any other departmental
  • Schedule clients and performs varied office tasks.
  • Apply concepts of infection control and universal precautions in performing patient care activities.
  • Accept clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients.
  • Promote compliance with all fiscal intermediaries and/or other third-party payors, through education, coaching, and other assistance as necessary.

 

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Associate degree in Physical Therapy from an American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Current state license to practice Physical Therapy.
  • Current driver's license. Must have reliable transportation and insurance.
  • Proof of current CPR certification.
  • Minimum two years experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant,
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the physical, emotional, social, and biological changes that occur in the geriatric population.
  • Self-directed, enthusiastic, and accepts constructive feedback.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication and organization skills.
  • Communicates and demonstrates a professional image/attitude for patients, families, clients, coworkers, and others.
  • Meets mandatory continuing education requirements of Kindred at Home and licensing board. Maintains clinical competency in Physical Therapy practice and theory.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel locally.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Maintains current licensure certifications and meets mandatory continuing education requirements.
  • Must read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Must have good and regular attendance.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • This role requires full COVID-19 vaccination.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 702756048-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: CenterWell Home Health
  • Location: Gaffney, South Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent