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Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) - Pediatric Homecare

Company: MGA Homecare
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
Job Summary
A Physical Therapy -Assistant provides coordinated physical therapy to patients of all age groups under the supervision of a Physical Therapist in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies of MGA.
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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administers the physical -therapy treatment plan as developed by the Physical -Therapist.
  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients.
  • Apply concepts of infection control and universal precautions in coordinating/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease.
  • Provide effective communication to patient/family, team members, and other health care professionals as evidenced by clinical notes, case conferences and communication notes.
  • Provide health education to client and/or caregiver.
  • MGA Policies, Procedures and Handbook are adhered to.
    • Notes are completed accurately and submitted as per respective policies and procedures.
    • Clinical documentation must be turned in per agency guidelines.
    • Represents themselves in a positive and professional manner in the company and community.
    • Adheres to dress code with a clean and neat professional appearance.
    • Reports on time and as scheduled in order to complete work within designated time.
      • Participation in Agency's other mandated activities as requested by Agency Director such as In-services.
        • The employee is required to travel frequently to complete home health visits.
          Qualifications
          Requirements
          • Graduate of an Accredited School -
          • Current state license as a Physical Therapy Assistant
          • Reliable Transportation and sufficient Auto Insurance
          • Professional experience required per state regulations
          • Current BLS CPR certification
          • Displays good observation skills and judgement as well as good oral and written communication skills. Physical Requirements
            • Ability to regularly sit, stand, stop, bend, kneel, walk, balance, crouch, crawl, push, pull and reach with hands and arms and other physical activities as deemed necessary by job duties.
            • Vision and Hearing capabilities within normal limits, with or without aid.
            • Ability to frequently life and or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift or move 100 pounds or more if applicable.
            • Ability to perform the anticipated level of physical assist required to provide safe client care. If the anticipated level of assist is greater than that which the employee can safely provide, the supervisor is to be notified immediately.
              Other attributes welcome:
              • Bilingual
                Additional Information
                All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. PandoLogic. Keywords: Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Location: Pueblo, CO - 81003 , PL: 543461834

Keywords: MGA Homecare, Pueblo , Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) - Pediatric Homecare, Healthcare , Pueblo, Colorado

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