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Physical Therapy Assistant, (Home Health)

Company: PruittHealth Home Health
Location: Rock Hill
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Description -Home is where the heart is! - -That's why -PruittHealth @ Home -is -committed to caring for our patients and residents, as well as providing our employees with a rewarding career as a member of our PruittHealth family. - That's why we attract employees who are passionate about providing the highest quality level of care possible for our patients. -PruittHealth @ Home is seeking a Physical Therapy -Assistant who is looking for a home, rather than just a job. - Our motto is "our family, your family, one family," and we believe in treating each other like family at work and serving patients as if they were family.As a member of our team, you will also have access to a progressive benefit plan, mileage reimbursement, opportunity for career growth, flexible schedules plus a great team environment that reflects our commitment to caring for our 16,000 partners.POSITION: Physical Therapy Assistant (Home Health)COVERAGE AREA: - Parts of York, Chester, Lancaster Counties -HOME OFFICE: - -Rock Hill, SC -POSITION SUMMARY:Provide physical therapy treatments to PruittHealth Home Health patients in their place of residence under the supervision/direction of a physical therapist. -ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with the development and implementation of the plan of care within goals defined by the physician, patient/patient family and interdisciplinary team.
  • Provide therapy services according to the plan of care that has been developed and ordered by the physician and under the direction of a physical therapist.
  • Meet agency productivity standards. Utilize time and resources effectively.
  • Prepare clinical documentation including assessments, visit notes, and progress notes.
  • Coordinate services as directed by the RN Care Manager and/or Patient Care Coordinator. - -
  • Submit all documentation within timelines determined by the agency.
  • Assess the health status of assigned patients according to the agency policies and procedures and job standards.
  • Regularly reevaluate the patient's level of function and skilled therapy needs in collaboration with the physical therapist.
  • Treat the patient to relieve pain, develop or restore function, and obtain maximum outcomes according to the established plan of care.
  • Assist the physical therapist in assessing the physical disability and level of function of patients.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Patient Care Coordinator.
  • Participate in the agency Performance Improvement Program.
  • Maintain competence level to meet agency and JCAHO standards governing personnel training, qualifications and patient care. Participate in the agency's in-service and education program.
  • Actively participate in interdisciplinary team conferencing.
  • Advise and consult the family and other interdisciplinary team members to promote the optimal functional outcomes.
  • Instruct the patient/patient caregiver(s) on the total physical therapy program.
  • Participate in center/agency surveys (Licensure / JCAHO), and any subsequently required reports.
  • Attend and participate in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changes in the field. -Maintain current license/certification, as required.
  • Attend and participate in mandatory in-services.
  • Follow established safety procedures when performing tasks and/or working with equipment.
  • Perform other related duties as necessary and as directed by supervisor.
    Qualifications -LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
    • Must have a valid and unrestricted professional license in state of practice.
    • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program. -If foreign-trained, the program must be deemed substantially equivalent to a Physical Therapist Assistant entry level education in the U.S. by a credentials evaluation organization approved by the APTA.
    • Current CPR certification.REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
      • Minimum of 2 years' therapy experience. -
      • Valid driver's license and automobile liability insurance.PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
        • Home health experience. - -PruittHealth is an innovative, family-owned organization. We're committed to providing exceptional care across a wide spectrum of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted and independent living, home health care, hospice care, rehabilitation, pharmacy and infusion services, and more. -As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. - -Job: TherapyPrimary Location: South Carolina-Rock HillSchedule: PRNShift: 1st ShiftJob Posting: May 20, 2021, 11:07:22 PM

Keywords: PruittHealth Home Health, Rock Hill , Physical Therapy Assistant, (Home Health), Healthcare , Rock Hill, South Carolina

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