Job Title: Physical Therapist Assistant-Casual
This position is located in Lancaster, PA
0.1 casual, 8 hr per two weeks working one weekend a month 8:00am to 4:30 pm with additional hours during the week as available. Inpatient Acute care Experience Required. located in Lancaster General Hospital Acute Care
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SUMMARY: Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant for our Lancaster General Hospital Acute care site, located in Lancaster, Pa. The PT Assistant assists the Physical Therapist in patient-related activity by performing Physical Therapy procedures which are delegated by the Physical Therapist and which are commensurate with a Physical Therapist Assistant's education preparation and experience.
Implements treatment procedures in accordance with goals and plan programs established by and under the supervision of the evaluating Physical Therapist. Maintains an understanding of the patient history, precautions, contraindications,
Diagnosis, goals, potential, and pertinent information that would affect treatment.
Communicates with patient, family members and other team members to explain the rationale of the treatment plan.
Supervises the patient's use of all equipment and takes the necessary precautions in implementing the prescribed treatment.
Monitors through subjective and objective measurements the patient's response to intervention, and reports to the supervising Physical Therapist if alteration in treatment program is indicated.
Maintains the proper documentation in patient's records of treatment. Follows billing and reimbursement procedures according to departmental and regulatory guidelines.
SPECIFIC EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND LICENSURE:
- An Associate degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant is required, issued by an American Physical Therapy Association-approved program. Also, the individual must be a Registered Physical Therapy Assistant, issued by the State Board of Physical Therapy.
- CPR certification required.
This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.
This position requires a Professional License/Certification.