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Physical Therapy Assistant, Georgetown

Company: Advanced Home Health & Hospice, an Excelin Company
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationAdvanced Georgetown - Georgetown, TXEducation LevelPhysical Therapist Assistant LicenseJob CategoryHealth CareDescriptionJOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARYA Physical Therapy Assistant who provides coordinated physical therapy to patients of all age groups under the supervision of a Licensed Physical Therapist. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIESPerforms services planned, delegated and supervised by the PT. Your position will include: Participation in coordination of patient care. Uses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills to participate in teaching the patient and family. Completes appropriate documentation in a timely manner. Applies concepts of infection control and universal precautions in coordinating/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease. Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients. Meets mandatory continuing education requirements; participates in in-service programs Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency. QualificationsPOSITION QUALIFICATIONS Graduate of an accredited school of physical therapy assistant with an Associate Degree in Physical Therapy. Current Texas State License to practice physical therapy. Two year experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant. Therapy skills as set forth in the Therapy Practice Act and other regulatory agencies. Good interpersonal skills. Proof of current CPR and Hepatitis profile. Works in a health care facility or patients residence in various conditions; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases; ability to work flexible schedule; ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather. Ability to do heavy lifting, bending, pulling, pushing and standing. Prolonged standing and walking required. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs and to meet patient/family individualized psycho- social needs. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. Organized and resourceful self-starter, strong ability to work in a team. Excellent observation, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order.

Keywords: Advanced Home Health & Hospice, an Excelin Company, Georgetown , Physical Therapy Assistant, Georgetown, Healthcare , Georgetown, Texas

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