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Home Health Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)

Aveanna Healthcare
Roslindale, MA 02131
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Position Overview
As directed and supervised by a licensed Physical Therapist, the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) is responsible for provision of appropriate, timely and accurate treatments and/or screens of patients, for demonstrating consistency in clinical judgement and behavior, and for effectively communicating with both the Physical therapist and office staff. The Physical Therapist Assistant is also expected to adhere to all policies, procedures and professional standards of practice; support program growth through program development and implementation; meet productivity standards and contribute to a positive work environment that is compatible to achieving organizational goals.

Essential Job Functions
Provide physical therapy services as prescribed by the physician under the direction of a licensed physical therapist
Follow policies and procedures and conforms to all applicable patient care standards, licensure regulations and state laws
Carries out appropriate techniques according to identified goals and treatment programs.
Administers care to ensure safety for the patient
Participate in coordination of services (including discharge planning), with health care teams, physicians, parent/guardians, nurses, and appropriate others.
Shares knowledge with others and facilitates learning experiences which result in improved performance of targeted learner groups
Documents according to policy and procedure and requires minimal supervision or instruction.
o Documents effectively resulting in no technical or clinical denials subsequent to review of documentation by payers
Update self on the patient's clinical condition
Maintain effective communication between Physical therapist, staff, health care team members, and family
Ensures continued professional development through participation in continuing education programs.
Records hours worked, billable time and other required data according to Company policy
o Turns in time slips and clinical documentation on a weekly basis
Serves as a resource consultant for physical therapist and clinical staff

Associates Degree from accredited physical therapy assistant program
Current, unrestricted state license as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the state of practice
Current CPR certification
Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with policies and procedures

Additional state specific requirements:
Continuing Education as required by state

One (1) year of recent experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant in an acute care or rehab setting
Pediatric experience

Other Skills/Abilities
Attention to detail
Time Management
Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution
Good organization and communication skills

Physical Requirements
Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
Must be able to travel
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting
Must be able to sit and climb stairs
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance
Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport

Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.

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Posted: 2022-08-02 Expires: 2022-08-31
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Median Salary: $24,060

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