Physical Therapist Assistant - BONUS
Company: VNA Health
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: November 25, 2022
$3,000 Bonus JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY The Physical Therapist
assistant provides physical therapy services under the direction of
the physical therapist and according to the physician's plan of
care. Respects and promotes the mission, vision, and values of VNA
Health. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Provides direct
physical therapy according to directions of physical therapist and
in accordance with the physician's plan of care.
Treats patient to relieve pain, develop or restore function, and
maintain maximum performance.
Directs and aids patients in active and passive therapeutic
exercises, muscle reeducation, gait and functional training,
transfer activities and prosthetic training.
Utilizes physical agents, including, but not be limited to heat,
cold, water, light, electricity, ultrasound and massage.
Observes and reports to the physical therapist and the Organization
personnel the patient's reaction to treatment and any changes in
Instructs patients in care and use of wheelchairs, braces,
crutches, canes, and prosthetic or orthotic devices.
Maintains necessary records; clinical notes and conference notes,
which will be incorporated into the patient's clinical record in
prescribed time frames.
Participates in Organization Home Care Team Members meetings and
Organization Inservice Education Program.
Meets the average daily productivity standards as set by the
Assists with chart audits if schedule allows.
Knowledge of state, federal, local and accreditation (CHAP)
regulations for the delivery of home health services.
Performs other duties as assigned. The above statements are
intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and
responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The
incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than
those stated in this description. All clinical staff are expected
to participate as needed in variable shifts, including weekend
rotation per staffing needs and departmental holiday rotation.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Current and active California Physical
Therapist Assistant license.
Minimum one year experience required. Community/home health or
medical/surgical experience is preferred.
Current CPR certification.
Licensed driver with insured automobile - in accordance with state
and/or organization requirements.
Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and
organization skills. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Ability to lift 50
Ability to push/pull 50 lbs.
Ability to stoop, bend, and squat.
Ability to walk up one flight of stairs.
Ability to walk one mile.
Ability to sit for one hour, minimum.
Visual and audio acuity.
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