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Physical Therapy Assistant

Company: Sigma Systems Inc
Location: Watsonville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

181536 Physical Therapy Assistant, Watsonville, CA 13 weeks

Sigma Inc is currently looking for a PTA who will provide Physical Therapy and related services for patients under the direction of a licensed Physical Therapist (PT) while maintaining positive levels of interaction with facilities and clients in accordance with the principles and practices of physical therapy

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Under the direction of the licensed physical therapist, optimize the functional abilities and skills of patients in facilities by assisting in screening and providing input to initial evaluation of all patients as appropriate, and implementing treatment for all assigned patients
  • Provide direct supervision to rehab techs in tasks during group and individual treatment in a manner that promotes appropriate utilization of resources and enhances quality of patient in accordance with state practice acts, federal regulations, and Reliant Rehabilitation.
  • Build a strong physical therapy program by participating in actively integrating physical therapy's role into facility and interdisciplinary treatment plan;
  • Enhance clinical expertise, professional and management skills through interaction with managers, therapists and other professional staff, self-study, and other continuing education activities.
  • Maintain valid state license (where appropriate). Maintain awareness of issues related to the profession of physical therapy and the health care environment.
  • Understands various relevant payment models related to billing and treatment guidelines, as well as clinically appropriate means/modes of delivery. Provide quality care as well as reasonable goals and outcomes within the guidelines.
  • Be compliant with infection control procedures and environmental safety protocol within a facility.
  • Must be able to travel between facilities during scheduled hours.
  • Must be able to work varying hours and shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Requirements
  • Prior to beginning patient care for Reliant Rehabilitation, a peer PT must complete a Competency Checklist.
  • Effective clinical problem-solving skills to include but not limited to: identify and prioritize issues in a responsive manner, develop sound and innovative action plans, execute action plans on a timely basis, and ensure appropriate results
  • Graduate of an APTA accredited school of physical therapy.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) Basic Internet navigation skills
  • Valid Physical Therapy Assistant state license (where applicable)

Keywords: Sigma Systems Inc, Watsonville , Physical Therapy Assistant, Other , Watsonville, California

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