Physical Therapist Assistant/Home Health
TDS - Washington, DC

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Summary

This position evaluates and treats residents and patients with temporary or long term physical disabilities to relieve pain, restore function, and promote healing by applying the therapeutic properties of exercise, heat, ultrasound, massage and other forms of treatment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Under a physician's order, performs the following within scope of practice and federal guidelines:

Evaluates, plans and administers treatment to patients with problems related to neuromuscular and musculoskeletal systems.

Administers and interprets tests and measurements for muscle strength, coordination, range of motion, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency.

Provides direct resident treatment in accordance with an established plan of care.

Instructs patients, families, and caregivers in the care and use of wheelchairs, braces, canes, crutches and other devices.

Maintains patient records.

Devises special tools and treatment for the specific needs of patients.

Conducts home assessments as appropriate to ensure discharge of residents to a safe environment.

Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Relevant training/education in Physical Therapy.

One (1) year of clinical experience preferred.

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TDS, #504 on the 2014 Fortune® 1000, provides wireless; cable and wireline broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services to...