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Physical Therapy Assistant

Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
South Dennis, MA
Date:
04/18/2018
2018-04-182018-05-17
Job Code:
180323-50005316
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Physical Therapy Assistant-180323-50005316
Description
Under the direction of the Team Leader and within the Agency policies and procedures, the PTA follows the plan of care on individual within the guidelines of this/her licensure to provide for the safety and quality of care treatment or services.
  • Reports new or pertinent findings and patient response to treatment to PT and MD.
  • Follows prescribed plan of care as completed by PT in order to address identified needs.
  • Demonstrates the skills and judgments to implement the plan of care, therapeutic interventions and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient, within the guidelines of his/her licensure.
  • Records narrative documentation to reflect status/progress of skilled care. Documentation is clear, concise and addresses specific teaching and response.
  • Assist and instruct the patient’s family and/or significant other by providing teaching as directed through the PT plan of care.
  • Collaborates and communicates on a regular basis with the Physical Therapist, Team Leader, and members of the interdisciplinary team as needed.
  • Participates in inter-disciplinary patient case conferences.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
 
  • Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant Program.
  • Current PTA license in Massachusetts.
  • Minimum one year clinical experience and CPR certification required.
  • Computer skills preferred.

Schedule Details: 37.5 hours per week, days
Organization: Visiting Nurse Association
Primary Location: South Dennis
Department: VNA-Physical Therapy Assistant
Employee Classification: Regular-Regular
Shift: Day
Weekend Shifts: None
Holiday Shifts: None
Posting Start Date: Apr 6, 2018
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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