Physical Therapist Assistant - Strasburg Outpatient (FT, No weekends/holidays, Occasional Evenings)
40 hours per week. No holidays. No weekends. 2 evenings.
Assists the Physical Therapist in patient-related activity by performing Physical Therapy procedures and selected tests and measurements which are delegated by the Physical Therapist and which are commensurate with a Physical Therapist Assistant's education preparation and experience. Patient care includes care to patients in the following age groups: pediatric (30 days through 12 years), adolescent (13 through 18 years), adult (19 through 64 years), and geriatric (65 years and above).
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:
- 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's 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.
SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:
- Assists with maintenance and monitoring of work schedule.
- Assists with general housekeeping to provide a clean, comfortable, orderly, and safe environment.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- 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.
EQUIPMENT USAGE REQUIREMENTS
Equipment/Tools: whirlpool, cast cutter, heat gun, CPM; telephone, intercom, dictation equipment, copier, CRT, ultrasound, electrical stimulator, TENS, mechanical traction, shortwave diathermy, biofeedback, computerized exercise equipment, fluidotherapy, bicycle, hydrocollator, phoresor, treadmill, Jobst pump, goniometer, BP cuff, stethoscope, saw, scissors, scalpel/hemostat, reflex hammer, syringe
Software: related to computerized exercise equipment, Hospital Information System
Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards. The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute. The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole. Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:
- 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
- Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
- Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
- Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
- Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
- Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
- Child Care Subsidies
- Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes
Posted on 12/01/2023
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