- Observes precautions and contraindications, performs treatment procedures skillfully, and progresses program as indicated by the physical therapist.
- Reports to physical therapist weekly on the status of patients.
- Teaches client to facilitate independence.
- Records progress notes that are legible, well- organized and pertinent in the client record using a problem oriented approach.
- Schedule clients to allow for treatment and personal attention
- Discusses clinical problems with the PT and other team members.
- Participates in scheduled team conferences when relevant to the clients.
- Supervises, instructs, and follows through on home health aide and/ or caregiver of physical therapy treatment procedures.
- Arranges for medical supplies, durable medical equipment and prosthesis as approved by PT.
- Communicates in an informative manner, adapted to the appropriate level of comprehension with; client and/ or family, other physical therapy personnel, physicians, other services and/ or facilities.
- Makes constructive suggestions concerning client treatment or related areas.
- Participates in in-service education and other continuing education programs.
- Other duties, as assigned.
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- Graduate of a physical therapy assistant curriculum in a college or university approved by a state department of education.
- License, registration (or eligibility), application and temporary license by Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
- Minimum of one year experience in physical therapy.
- Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care primarily to the geriatric population and, to a lesser degree, the pediatric and adult populations.
- Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development over a life span.
- Must have reliable transportation, and valid state license and automobile insurance
- CPR Certification.
Southern Maryland Hospital Center - 18 months ago