Physical Therapy Assistant-Per Diem-Temecula area
Company: Impact Healthcare
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Job Description Job Title/Position: Physical Therapy
Assistant-Per Diem-Temecula area Reports To: Physical Therapist or
Rehab SupervisorJOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARYThe physical therapy
assistant, contract or employed, provides physical therapy services
under the direction of the physical therapist and according to the
individualized plan of care.ESSENTIAL JOB
FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES1. Provides direct physical therapy
according to directions of a qualified physical therapist and in
accordance with the plan of care and within the scope of the
Physical Therapy Practice Act.2. Treats patient to relieve pain,
develop or restore function, and maintain maximum performance.3.
Directs and aids patients in active and passive therapeutic
exercises, muscle reeducation, gait and functional training,
transfer activities and prosthetic training.4. Utilizes physical
agents, including, but not be limited to heat, cold, water, light,
electricity, ultrasound and massage.5. Observes and reports to the
physical therapist and the Organization personnel the patient's
reaction to treatment and any changes in patient's condition.6.
Instructs patients in care and use of wheelchairs, braces,
crutches, canes, and prosthetic or orthotic devices.7. Maintains
necessary records; clinical notes and conference notes, which will
be incorporated into the patient's clinical record in prescribed
time frames.8. Participates in interdisciplinary group and
Organization Inservice Education Program.9. Participates in the
quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.10.
Performs other duties as assigned.POSITION QUALIFICATIONS1.
Graduate of an accredited physical therapy assistant program with
either an Associate's degree in science or applied science that is
approved by American Physical Therapy Association, Inc. Meets
personnel qualifications stated in §418.114(b)(8).2. Current
certification or license as required by state law.3. Possesses and
maintains current CPR certification.4. Must be a licensed driver
with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or
organization requirements and is in good working order
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