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Physical Therapy Assistant - .1 Casual


Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

6550 PMR-Physical Therapy

Supervisory Organization

PMR - Physical Therapy

Grade

G11

Summary

Job Description

Job Title:   Physical Therapy Assistant

This position is located in Lancaster , Casual 0.1 , 8 hours per two weeks working as needed Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm with rotational weekends and holidays

 
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SUMMARY:   This position is located in Acute Care at Lancaster General Hospital 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.  

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

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.
  • Indirect license required within 3 months

This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.

This position requires a Professional License/Certification.

LGH Part Time Posted on 07/31/2019