Physical Therapy Assistant

 

Description

 

The Certified Physical Therapy Assistant assists the Physical Therapist in implementing the patient's treatment plan, education, dismissal planning and documentation with minimum weekly review and supervision by a Physical Therapist.

  • Assists the Physical Therapist in implementing the patient's treatment plan, education, dismissal planning and documentation with minimum weekly review and supervision by a Physical Therapist
  • Implements a written treatment plan based on the interpretation of the assessment to include measurable goals relative to the patient's age specific needs and diagnosis
  • Communicates verbally with the patient, family, physicians and other health care staff regarding the nature of the patient's disability, treatment plan, safety issues and expected outcome of the patient
  • Assists discharge planning for the patient who will be continuing rehabilitation service at another facility
  • Documents all patient related activities in a manner that is through, clear, timely and allows for easy retrieval of information and is consistent with medical center policies and procedures
  • Monitors compliance with all applicable laws and regulations promulgated by the government or other third parties
  • Assists the organization in incorporating the guiding principles into its education practices and in creating an environment responsive to change
  • Consistently meets established productivity requirements

Qualifications

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification

  • Current Physical Therapy Assistant licensure in the state of Kansas
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy

Required Education or Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associates degree in Physical Therapy

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, verbal and written
  • Teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles of growth and development over an individual's life span

 

 

Sumner County Hospital District #1 (SCHD#1) takes necessary action to ensure all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law. For more information, please view the EEO is the Law poster.

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