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Physical Therapist Assistant

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Advanced Rehab & Healthcare of Vernon - Vernon, TX

Job Description:

 

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Treats residents as directed by the Physical Therapist.

2. Records treatments given in medical record.

3. Participates in resident care conferences and weekly rehabilitation meetings as indicated.

4. Communicates with supervisor and other interdisciplinary team members regarding resident progress, problems, and plans.

5. Participates in facility inservice training programs.

6. Records daily treatments and labor according to corporate procedure.

7. Instructs families and staff in maintenance programs as directed by the Physical Therapist.

8. Assists with cleaning and maintenance of treatment area and department.

QUALIFICATIONS

Physical and Sensory Requirements (With or Without the Aid of Mechanical Devices):

Mobility (includes walking, good balance), reaching, bending, lifting, grasping, fine hand coordination, ability to see and hear, ability to read and write, ability to communicate with residents, family members, personnel, and ability to remain calm under stress.

1. Graduate from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program.

2. Current Texas license.

3. Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.

4. Must possess good communication skills and be able to relate professionally and positively to residents, resident’s family members, and facility staff.

5. Must meet all local health regulations and pass post-employment physical exam or drug screen if required.

6. Must be capable of performing the Responsibilities of this job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

Demonstrate active listening techniques; gains support through effective relationships; treats others with dignity and respect; seeks feedback; sets clear standards for performance; evaluates job performance and provides effective feedback; establishes systems to measure effectiveness, efficiency, and service; creates and maintains reporting mechanisms.


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