Physical Therapy Assistant

ID
2024-21574
FutureCare Facility
FutureCare Capital Region
Position Type
PRN
Shift
Days

Overview

At FutureCare, we offer something different.  Our family-owned company provides consistent schedules, generous benefits, and a collaborative work environment.  With 35 years of business, Voted 12 years in a row in The Baltimore Sun as “Top Workplaces” and recognized in US Newsweek as "Best Nursing Homes", FutureCare stands out as a leader in managing health care across a continuum of care. We are known for recognizing hard work and dedication and reward our team members for their compassion and care. We also offer a Competitive Salary, Excellent Benefits Package, Nurse Retention Bonus, Flex/Advance Pay, Tuition Reimbursement, Career Growth Ladder, Employee Referral Bonus Program, Employee Assistance, and a 401K Plan.  Apply now!

Responsibilities

Clinical Management:

  • Provides physical therapy treatments to residents according to evaluations and treatment plans developed by the licensed Physical Therapist.
  • Exercises sound judgment and provide effective and efficient care in the performance of duties.
  • Observes, records, and reports to the therapist the conditions, reactions and responses related to assigned duties.
  • Tracks the need for reassessment and reports changes in status that may indicate the need for reassessment or referral.
  • Maintains daily records of treatments and documents progress notes on residents as directed by the therapist.
  • Discontinues immediately any treatment procedure that appears harmful to the resident/patient and notifies the licensed physical therapist and other appropriate staff.
  • Ensures appropriate review of care rendered is performed by the licensed Physical Therapist according to practice regulations.

 

Team Member:

  • Abides by the standards identified in FutureCare’s Statement of Corporate Ethics and the Corporate Compliance Plan.
  • Assists the Physical Therapist in consulting with family members, physicians and other health care professionals, as appropriate.
  • Assists with the care of the therapy equipment and rehabilitation department.
  • Assists the Physical Therapist with in-service programs and other meetings as assigned.
  • Participates in continual improvement by identifying opportunities for improvement and by supporting implementation of new strategies developed by others.
  • Participates in team meetings both within the department and within the facility.
  • Acts in compliance with facility, regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.
  • Adheres to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.

 

Qualifications

  • 1. Graduate of an approved Physical Therapist Assistant program. 2. Current license or eligible for license under statutes in the State of Maryland.** 3. Training or experience in long-term or sub-acute setting. 4. Prefer active membership in the state and national American Physical Therapy Association. 5. Ability to understand and follow the directions of the Physical Therapist and the policies and procedures of the facility.

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