Provides quality physical therapy services to patients and families in the home under the supervision of a registered physical therapist in accordance with state licensure, laws, professional standards and ethics within guidelines of agency standards, policies and procedures and coordinates care with all disciplines involved.
Essential Job Duties:
Implements and progresses patients within the established care plan.
Reports observations and patient responses to the supervising therapist and other team members.
Recommends discharge assessment in an appropriate timely manner to the supervising therapist.
Consistently follows the established care plan.
Provides appropriate education to patients and families.
Coordinates timely supervisory visits with the supervising therapist in accordance with the practice act rules and regulations.
Valid/current Physical Therapy Assistant License in the state of practice.
Current driver's license, insured, reliable transportation and acceptable driving record.
Basic Life Support certification for Healthcare Providers.
Ability to access the Internet or a phone line transferring patient files twice a day.
Demonstrated effective communication skills.
Basic computer skills.
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