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Physical Therapy Assistant

Company: Lynn Care Center
Location: Front Royal
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Physical Therapy Assistant Job Responsibilities: -

Promotes and maintains health by providing physical therapy services under the supervision of a physical therapist. -
Contributes to a physical therapist's effectiveness by identifying residents care issues. -Administers treatment programs for residents. -Assesses resident health by interviewing patients, performing physical examinations, and obtaining updating, and studying therapy histories. -Evaluates abnormal conditions by reviewing physical therapist's interpretations of patient evaluations and test results. -Documents resident care services by charting in resident and department records. -
Performs therapeutic procedures by administering manual exercises and instructing, encouraging, and assisting resident in performing physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily living activities. -Helps resident in using supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses. -Instructs and counsels residents by describing therapeutic regimens, giving normal growth and development information, and promoting wellness and health maintenance. -Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations, and adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. -Maintains production objectives by noting current treatment trends and monitoring actual physical therapy services rendered to production objectives. -
Maintains legal and accreditation compliance by adhering to policy positions concerning federal, state, and local regulations and JACHO standards. -Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading periodicals, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations. -Enhances physical therapy reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. -Physical Therapy Assistant Qualifications / Skills: -
Physiological knowledge -
Health promotion and maintenance -Creating a safe, effective environment -Motivating others -Organization skills -Bedside manner -
Patient services -Health care administration -Documentation skills -Listening and verbal communication -Education and Experience Requirements: -
Associate degree for physical therapy assistant -All states require a license or certification -Must pass a state-administered exam or the National Physical Therapy Exam administered by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy -Full vaccination against COVID-19 or a medical/religious exemption is required.Salary/ Wage RangeCompensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and experience and may fall outside of the range shown.Benefits:
Dental InsuranceHealth InsuranceVision InsuranceDisability InsuranceBasic Term Life and AD&D Insurance & Voluntary Term Life and AD&D InsuranceWellness ProgramPaid Time Off401(k)Accident coverage, Hospital Indemnity coverage & Critical Illness coverageWork Location: One locationWe are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for our job opportunities.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Lynn Care Center, Germantown , Physical Therapy Assistant, Healthcare , Front Royal, Maryland

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