Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - Full Time Per Visit - Home Health - North St Louis County
Company: AGING WELL HEALTH CARE LLC
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: August 7, 2022
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
Understands and adheres to established Agency policies and
Provides physician prescribed physical therapy under a plan of care
established by the PT.
Improves or minimizes residual physical disabilities of the
Returns the individual to optimum and productive level within the
Participates with all other health care personnel in patient care
Performs all skilled procedures as ordered by physician and
according to the plan of care established by the PT.
Consults with PT regarding change in treatment.
Instructs patients and family members in home programs and
activities of daily living.
Participates in in-service programs and presents in-service
programs as assigned.
Participates in performance improvement activities as assigned.
Attends all 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.
Performs services planned, delegated and supervised by the PT.
Assists in preparing clinical and progress notes.
Participates in educating the patient and family
Works indoors in Agency office and patient homes and travels
to/from patient homes
Supervised by: Registered Physical Therapist/Director of Therapy,
Graduate from a two-year college level program approved by the
American Physical Therapy Association.
Currently licensed in the state(s) in which practicing.
Two (2) years experience, preferred.
Acceptance of philosophy and goals of Agency.
Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.
Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary:
Ability to participate in physical activity.
Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and
being involved in physical activity.
Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular
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