Nova Medical Centers

Physical Therapist Assistant - Augusta, GA

US-GA-Augusta
5 months ago
ID
2017-2499
# of Openings
1
Category
Healthcare

Overview

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Position Summary:

Provide physical therapy services as assigned and directed under the supervision of a physical therapist, concurrent with Nova Medical Centers’ physical therapy treatment philosophy.

 

Responsibilities

 

Clinical Duties

 

  • Promotes professional milieu and demeanor while providing physical therapy services.
  • Maintains a safe, clean and accommodated working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Develops knowledge of evidence-based practice and demonstrates clinical knowledge of physical therapy services.
  • Perform assigned responsibilities from supervising physical therapist that are consistent with safe, legal and ethical physical therapy practice.

 

Other Responsibilities

 

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Coordinates with Supervising Physical Therapist to provide physical therapy services as specified in the plan of care; respond to acute changes in physiological state; teach other health care providers, patients, and families to perform selected treatment procedures and functional activities.
  • Meet with the Physical Therapy team members and/or other staff on a regular basis, including off-site to discuss quality of patient care, procedures, records, review of policies, attend training sessions, educational seminars and other issues as required.
  • Promote, support and engage in projects, communications and activities which are designed to maintain, develop and/or improve overall teamwork within the center.
  • Assist with developing and promoting clear communication between the Physical Therapy department and other center staff members.
  • Document treatments and provide documentation per policy and procedure. Demonstrate the ability to exercise proper judgment.
  • Partner with the Physical Therapy team to ensure center operations are consistent with medical policy and professional standards at Nova Medical Centers.  

Qualifications

Education/Credentials

  • Graduate of a Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) accredited program

  • Current state licensure or the ability to obtain

  • CPR certification or ability to obtain

Equal Opportunity Employer

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