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Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) - Outpatient Therapy

Carle

Carle

Urbana, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
  1. 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
Associate's Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant

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

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


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.
  • Follows treatment plan of care established by PT
  • Provides treatment interventions including therapeutic exercise, gait and balance training, ultrasound
  • Administers electrical stimulation treatment
  • Provides therapeutic exercise in the water (aquatic therapy)
  • Completes daily documentation and charging in therapy EMR
  • Coordinates with PT on patient treatment interventions
  • Communicates with referring provider on patient progress and treatment recommendations



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