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PTA

Posted on Nov 17, 2022 by West Tennessee Healthcare

Jackson, TN
Other
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Overview:

Provides quality physical therapy services to most diagnoses, including assessment, intervention and education, program planning and implementation, discharge planning, related documentation, and communication. Associate degree from accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program. License to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the State of Tennessee. May be exposed to human waste and body fluids, and infectious diseases. Under the direction and supervision of the patient’s therapist of record, the assistant provides competent and age-specific services, selected assessment, program implementation, discharge planning, and related documentation and communication. Requires routine supervision with the therapist of record within easy communication.



Responsibilities:

Plan, organize and adjust the daily schedule to optimally use available time, space and equipment in order to provide the best possible treatment.

Utilize the appropriate treatment techniques, based on the latest information available and standards of practice, for selected diagnosis to create and meet the plan of treatment.

Use appropriate tests and measurements for the patient’s age and problems that lead to an accurate understanding of the problems.

Develop objective and measurable goals that are supported by the evaluation.

Develop a treatment plan that is supported by the goals.

Participates in the training of other team members when appropriate, and provides educational opportunities to others at the request of the supervisor or program manager.

Document patients’ records accurately, concisely, legibly and in a timely manner to illustrate both progress and/or lack of progress per department standards.

Completes departmental and corporate forms accurately and in a timely manner.



Qualifications:

EDUCATION:

Associate degree from accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program.



 



LICENSURE, REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION:

License to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the State of Tennessee.



 



EXPERIENCE:

N/A



 


Reference: 91762023

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