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Physical Therapy Assistant

Company: Therapy Advantage
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Job Description:

Therapist owned and operated Home Health Therapy Company Make your own schedule! Seeking PTA coverage in Adams, Brown, Clermont, and Hamilton Counties on a PRN basis with potential to grow. Come join our team! Job Title: Physical Therapist Assistant Department: Physical Therapy Reports To: Physical Therapist Supervisors: Director of Rehabilitation Summary: Administers physical therapy treatments to patients, working under direction of and as assistant to Physical Therapist, by performing the following duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Administers active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, and heat, light, sound, water, and electrical modality treatments such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, ultraviolet, infrared, and hot and cold packs. Administers traction to relieve neck and back pain. Instructs, motivates, and assists patients to learn and improve functional activities such as preambulation, transfer, ambulation, and daily living activities. Observes patients during treatments and compiles and evaluates data on patients' responses to treatments and progress and reports orally and in writing to Physical Therapist. Fits patients for, adjusts, and trains patients in use and care of orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices such as crutches, canes, walkers, and wheelchairs. Confers with members of physical therapy staff and other health team members, individually and in conference, to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment programs. Gives orientation to new Physical Therapist Assisistants. Performs clerical duties such as filling out forms via use of computer. Measures patient's range-of-joint motion, length and girth of body parts, and vital signs to determine effects of specific treatments or to assist Physical Therapist to compile data for patient evaluations. Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies : Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. Technical Skills - Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills. Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service ; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments. Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things. Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings. Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Able to read and interpret written information. Teamwork - Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests. Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources. Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality. Quantity - Completes work in timely manner, and uploads daily to Home HealthCare Assistant checking for accuracy and completeness. Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly. Uses Universal Precautions and Follows standards for Infection Control. Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time to patient visits; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time. Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience : Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Language Skills : Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write skilled documentation and insurance requests. Ability to speak effectively to patients and their caregivers. Reasoning Ability : Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have the ability to learn the use of Home Healthcare Assistant Web based system Database software. Will receive training in orientation. Must be able to type to document in a computer and understand basic use of computer such as saving and retreiving documents. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations : License as a PTA in the state of Ohio, Current Drivers License Other Skills and Abilities : Continuing Education Requirements meeting or exceeding state standards Other Qualifications : Must be able to travel 100% of the time. Must be able to use cell phone to communicate via text. Must be able to have internet access to send and receive patient communication. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

Keywords: Therapy Advantage, Cincinnati , Physical Therapy Assistant, Healthcare , Cincinnati, Ohio

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