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FRESNO, CA - Physical Therapy Assistant - Licensed

Company: Interim Healthcare of the Central Valley
Location: Tulare
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

General Purpose: Provides services for the purpose of treating impairments, functional limitations, disabilities or changes in physical function under the direction and supervision of a qualified physical therapist, and in accordance with accepted standards of professional practice, applicable law and regulation, as well as Interim HealthCare policies and procedures and clinical pathways. Essential Functions: ------ Acts at the direction and under the supervision of the treating physical therapist and in accordance with the plan of care. ------ Assists the treating physical therapist in documenting a patient--------s progress and response to treatment ------ Prepares timely, legible, relevant and sufficient documentation - whether written or electronic - of all patient care provided, as well as the patient--------s response to treatment and progress toward goals in accordance with professional standards of practice, policy and procedures, and payor requirements. ------ Participates in educating the patient and the family, and other caregivers to promote patient progress toward mutually established goals. ------ Supervise paraprofessional staff, as assigned. ------ Participates in quality and performance improvement measures. ------ Participates in inservices. ------ Actively communicates with the supervising physical therapist, as well as other members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team providing care to the patient in order to promote coordination of care. ------ Complete other assignments as requested and assigned. ------ Access use and ability to disclose personal health information (-------PHI-----) necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities and as defined by each organization. Licensure, Minimum Education & Experience Requirements: ------ Licensed, registered or certified as a physical therapist assistant (PTA) by the state of California,-- as applicable per the state requirements. ------ Graduate of 2 year college-level program approved by the APTA or CAPTE. ------ In the last five (5) years, two (2) years of experience as a PTA that is relevant to the patient population assigned -- PandoLogic. Keywords: Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Location: Tulare, CA - 93274

Keywords: Interim Healthcare of the Central Valley, Tulare , FRESNO, CA - Physical Therapy Assistant - Licensed, Healthcare , Tulare, California

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