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Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) - Inpatient Rehab (Weekends)

Carle

Carle

Urbana, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
Implements plan of care as provided by the physical therapist, treating patients of all ages. Serves as a role model in delivery of professional services and as a clinical resource for staff and students.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Associates

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Physical Therapy Asst (PTA) License Illinois or Board Eligible upon hire and

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
None Specified

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing education regarding the care of acute stroke patients *requireduired to successfully complete board exam on the next available exam date.


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
None identified.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Educates patients, family, caregivers, students, and other health care providers using relevant and effective teaching methods.
  • Follows the therapist's plan of care. Adjusts the treatment based on patient response and available evidence only after communicating with the evaluating therapist and documenting that communication in the daily note.
  • Produces documentation in accordance with the Clinical Documentation Policy (CTSCP67). (23)
  • If applicable, completes annual education as assigned to comply with DNV Hip and Knee Replacement Program requirements.
  • Implements intervention plants according to the treatment plan established by the Physical Therapist, utilizing activities that are functional in nature and take into consideration the functional and emotional needs of the patient/family. Modified approach in response to patient behavior and performance.
  • Utilized standardized outcomes measures in a uniform manner to ensure functional performance is accurately reflected
  • Completes documentation in accordance with regulatory and organizational standards
  • Collaborates with patient, family and significant others throughout the rehabilitation process and provides education/family training as necessary.
  • Communicates with supervising Physical Therapist when there are any changes in patient status, change in functional performance, or requested change to the treatment plan.
  • Clearly communicates patient performance, change in status, activity/transfer recommendations, and recommendations for discharge disposition and equipment required for the next level of care with the medical team.



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