FutureCare

PTA PRN

ID
2017-8675
FutureCare Chesapeake
Position Type
PRN

Responsibilities

1. Provides physical therapy treatments to residents according to evaluations and treatment plans developed by the licensed Physical Therapist

 

2. Exercises sound judgment and provide effective and efficient care in the performance of duties.

 

3. Observes, records, and reports to the therapist the conditions, reactions and responses related to assigned duties.

 

4. Tracks the need for reassessment and reports changes in status that may indicate the need for reassessment or referral.

 

5. Maintains daily records of treatments and documents progress notes on residents as directed by the therapist.

 

6. Discontinues immediately any treatment procedure that appears harmful to the resident/patient and notifies the licensed physical therapist and other appropriate staff.

 

7. Ensures appropriate review of care rendered is performed by the licensed Physical Therapist according to practice regulations

Qualifications

  1. Graduate of an approved Physical Therapist Assistant program.
  2. Current license under statutes in the State of Maryland.
  3. Minimum of 1 year of Long Term Care Experience preferred.
  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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