Team Select Home Care Senior Living Specialist (PTA) - Arvada area in Denver, Colorado

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A Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) administers physical therapy to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction and supervision of the Physical Therapist (PT).

  • Performs services planned, delegated and supervised by the Physical Therapist.

  • Assists in preparing clinical and progress notes.

  • Participates in educating the patient and family.

  • Participates in in-service programs and presents in-service programs as assigned.

  • Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and procedures.

  • Provides physician prescribed physical therapy under a written plan of care established by the PT.

  • Participates with all other health care personnel in patient care planning.

  • Consults with PT regarding change in treatment.

  • Instructs patients and family members in home programs and activities of daily living.

  • Attends all staff meetings and patient care conferences as scheduled.

  • Prepares medical records, progress notes and updates care plans for each patient visit in a timely manner as per Agency policy.

  • Informs the PT and other team members of changes in the patient's condition and needs.

  • Continually reevaluates needs of patient/family.

  • Coordinates the therapy aspects of patient care with the PT.

  • Consults with PT to determine whether treatment plan should be continued, changed or terminated.

  • Instruction to patient/family in home program with documentation in medical record notes.

  • Observes confidentiality and safeguards all patient related information.

  • Completes and submits progress notes and paperwork in a timely manner per Agency policy.

  • Immediately reports to supervising Physical Therapist any patient incidents/variances or complaints.

  • Demonstrates competent performances of technical skills according to established procedures.

  • Participates in peer review and QM activities as requested.

  • Adheres to Agency standards and consistently interprets and accurately performs all assigned responsibilities.

  • Maintains acceptable attendance status, per Agency policy.

  • Reports all incomplete work assignments to supervising Physical Therapist.

  • Appearance is always within Agency standards; is clean and well groomed.

  • Demonstrates effective time management skills through daily documentation and infrequent overtime for routine assignments.

  • Maintains clean and neat work environment.

  • Demonstrates sound judgment and decision making.

  • Maintains current CPR certification.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Have completed a physical therapy assistant program accredited by the commission on accreditation in physical therapy or any comparable successor entity; or has graduated from a 2-year college-level program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association.

  • Currently licensed in the state(s) in which practicing, or be registered, licensed or certified in another state; or be otherwise qualified to take the physical therapy assistant examination.

  • Two (2) years experience, preferred.

  • Acceptance of philosophy and goals of Agency.

  • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.

Team Select Home Care reserves the right to change the above job description and qualifications without notice.

Team Select Home Care will not discriminate against the candidate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual preference, disability, political belief, veteran status, age or any other status protected by law.

Team Select Home Care is an employment-at-will employer.

ID: 2018-1618

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