Physical Therapists Assistant

Job ID: 60354
Job Category: Rehabilitation & Respiratory Services
Profession: Physical Therapy Assistant
Speciality: Skilled Nursing
Date Posted: 4/6/2018
Address: 146 Dean St
Location: Taunton, MA 02780
Shift: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Employment Type: Per Diem
Hiring Organization: Nursefinders
Pay Rate: Call for details

Job Description & Requirements

Physical Therapists Assistant

POSITION SUMMARY: The Physical Therapist Assistant provides physical therapy treatments to patients to facilitate increased independence and functioning under the supervision of a Licensed Physical Therapist. RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES: • Attends and contributes to patient care, staffing conferences and other required meetings as a representative of physical therapy, under the direction of the physical therapist. • Responsible for adherence to department and patient treatment schedule, timely clinical and billing documentation requirements as well as work related meetings. • Works with other members of the rehabilitation team to implement programs and activities consistent with the needs and capabilities of each patient. • Acts as an assistant to the Physical Therapist when the Physical Therapist is performing tests, evaluations, and complex procedures. • Instructs patients, families and other caregivers in the skills and techniques of the physical therapy treatment program under the supervision of the Physical Therapist. • Maintains appropriate and timely documentation for all patients treated. • Cleans, maintains, identifies, and reports the need for repair of equipment, as necessary. • Puts Patient Service First: Ensures that patients and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights. • Implements patient's individualized treatment plan as established by the primary Physical Therapist. • Provides individualized physical therapy treatments including but not limited to: • Therapeutic exercise including aerobic capacity conditioning, balance coordination, agility training, body mechanics and postural stabilization, flexibility exercises, gait and locomotion training, neuromotor development training, relaxation, strength, power, and endurance training • Functional training • Manual therapy • Airway clearance techniques • Integumentary repair and protection • Use of electrotherapeutic, physical agent and mechanical modalities • Health and Wellness • Falls Risk Interventions • Chronic Disease Management Education • Organizes and facilitates treatment groups in collaboration with the physical therapist.

Job Benefits

In addition to per diem nursing assignments that let you choose your location and schedule, Nursefinders offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
  • Excellent Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Comprehensive Medical Benefits (for those determined to have worked full-time after a 12 month ACA eligibility period)
  • Supplemental Benefits: Dental, Vision, Medical Indemnity, Life Insurance with optional Critical Illness and Short Term Disability.
  • 401k
  • FREE Online CEU’s to all Active Staff’
  • “Star Rewards”- performance incentives

 

About the Company

Nursefinders, an AMN healthcare company, is your trusted local and per-diem nursing staffing agency, offering thousands of top-quality nursing (RN) career opportunities in the locations and times that best suit your lifestyle. With a nationwide network of offices to serve you, Nursefinders has the most exclusive contracts with top-ranked hospitals and facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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