Physical Therapy Assistant
Physical Therapy Assistant Req 3857 Home Health, Clinton, MD - Clinton, MD
Responsibilities:
  • 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.
Qualifications
  • 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.
Please send resumes to Diane Walker at 301-856-0218 or e-mail dianawalker@southernmarylandhospital.com

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