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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Company: Canyon Vista Medical Center
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary/Description : Responsible for directing, modifying, and administering physical therapy services in accordance with the plan for care established by a Physical Therapist. Assists in the delivery of patient care services, applying evidence based practice (EBP) principles. Uses the American Physical Therapy Association's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice as the foundation for patient/client management. Always provides "patient-centered" excellent customer service and clinical care, which address patient/family needs, preferences, goals, and assists patients in reaching their maximal level of performance and function while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. Document all aspects of care/services compliant with department policy, professional association, payer source, state and federal regulatory guidelines. Position Requirements : Complies with legal, hospital and departmental policies, procedures and position requirements. Associates Degree required. PTA license required. Must obtain the following certifications within 90 days of hire: CPR.Job Requirements:

  • Provide physical therapy treatments to patients
  • Provide physical therapy treatment to patients under the supervision of a physical therapist
  • Providing physical therapy services to patients
  • Report to a physical therapist
  • Supervise physical therapy assistant students
  • Referring physician and physical therapist
  • Report to a physical therapist
  • Treat patients under the supervision of a physical therapist for whom physical therapy is
  • Conduct medically prescribed physical therapy under the supervision of a physical therapist
  • Maintain documentation of physical therapy
  • Demonstrate knowledge of physical therapy modalities
  • Provide physical therapy interventions under a plan of care written by a physical therapist
  • Provide physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist
  • Provide patient follow-up for selected physical therapy patients
  • Modify or change physical therapy treatments
  • Provide physical therapy treatments according to the physical therapists' treatment plan
  • Mandated for physical therapy intervention
  • Take x-rays of designated parts of the human body for diagnostic purposes and provide support for the imaging department
  • Perform activity based programs in support of patient care plan
  • Conduct medically prescribed physical therapy under the supervision of a physical therapist

Keywords: Canyon Vista Medical Center, Sierra Vista , Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Healthcare , Sierra Vista, Arizona

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