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HOME CARE PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT PTA

Company: Liberty Health
Location: Roanoke Rapids
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Liberty Cares
With Compassion

At Liberty Home Care we know that following an illness, trauma or surgery, the ability to recover at home can greatly improve patient outcomes. Our healthcare professionals are dedicated to offering recovery with independence to our patients.

We are currently seeking an experienced:

HOME CARE PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT (PTA)

Job Description:


  • Provides patient care services along with direct treatment and follow-up as assigned by the Physical Therapist.
  • Updates the care plan in coordination with the therapist and the physician, and plan with the patient/family toward adjustment.
  • Plans monthly patient re-evaluations with the therapist, coordinating with the therapist more frequently if needed, and plan the weekly patient schedule.
  • Documents patient care data accurately, thoroughly, and in a timely matter, reflecting evidence of improvement/progress/decline in patient's condition.
  • Submits the daily/weekly patient visit schedule to the Scheduler.
  • Communicates as necessary with intercompany and intracompany contacts.
  • Discusses treatment progress with the therapist, the patient/family, and physician as necessary.
  • Coordinates with Patient Care Coordinator in making referrals to appropriate disciplines.
  • Coordinates monthly supervisory visits from the therapist.
  • Attends and participates in patient care conferences, meetings, and mandatory in-services as scheduled. Read the minutes of patient care conferences not attended.


    Job Requirements:


    • Requires completion of an accredited physical therapy assistant program and current State licensure.
    • Minimum of one year's therapeutic experience in a non-home health care environment; prefer two years of experience.
    • Strong knowledge of theory and concepts relating to the practice of physical therapy and the ability to treat patients for whom a physician's order exists.
    • CPR certified and possess strong communication and organization skills.
    • Minimum of twelve hours of continuing education annually.
    • Must accept travel and working conditions as assigned.


      Visit www.libertyhomecare.com for more information.
      Background checks/drug-free workplace.
      EOE.
      PIfbd312b07e3c-31181-34465805

Keywords: Liberty Health, Rocky Mount , HOME CARE PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT PTA, Healthcare , Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina

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