Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - Home Health
Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation
South Dallas County
PRN Physical Therapist Assistant
PRN - $50 per visit plus mileage paid
Under the direct supervision of a licensed PT, assists with the implementation of the therapy plan of care. Responsible for delegation and direction of supportive personnel for those assigned patients, in order to enhance patient care services. Consistently communicates with supervising PT in regard to scheduled patients to ensure identification of need for assessment and reassessment of patients, modification of treatment plans and other interventions requiring therapist direction. Participates in education of patients, families, students, coworkers and self. Performs other professional duties associated with the care of the patient, within the scope of practice.
Benefits of becoming a Medical Records Specialist with us:
We strive to provide our employees with a solid work-life balance, as we understand that happy employees have both fulfilling careers and fulfilling lives beyond our doors.
- Health, Dental, and Vision insurance; Life insurance; Prescription coverage.
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Extended Illness Days (EID).
- A 401(k) retirement plan with company match.
- Short and Long Term Disability.
- Personal and Family Medical Leave.
- Tuition Assistance up to $5000 a year after your first full year of employment
- Student Loan Assistance
- RN to BSN program through University of Kentucky
Select Medical/Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation complies with state and federal wage and hour laws. Compensation depends upon candidate’s years of experience and internal equity.
Assists the therapist in data collection including appropriate tests and measurements for initial evaluation and communicates status updates, as directed by the therapist, within their scope of practice.
Assists in the implementation of the therapy plan of care for their assigned patients including performance of therapy procedures and related tasks that have been selected and delegated by the supervising therapist.
Progresses treatment techniques and procedures as patient’s status and functional potential changes in conjunction with the specific therapy plan of care designed by the supervising therapist.
Identifies, responds and reports to supervising therapist any changes in the patient’s physical/mental status and/or tolerance to treatment.
Under direction of supervising therapist, coordinates treatment program in conjunction with other clinical/therapeutic services, as well as available community resources. Attends appropriate clinical meetings to facilitate coordination.
As delegated by supervising therapist, provides for patient education to include development of comprehensive and progressive home programs with instruction to patient, family and other caregivers as appropriate to facilitate a safe and effective discharge.
As delegated by the supervising therapist, prepares for patient discharge inclusive of ordering of/or fabrication and adaptation of necessary equipment, as well as recommendations for therapeutic services ensuring the continuum of care.
Assists with direction of functional training classes and/or programs under the supervision of licensed therapist as assigned.
Assigns routine tasks to aides and clerical staff related to their job function in conjunction with supervising therapist.
Demonstrates flexibility in all aspects of caseload management including accepting coverage.
Effectively and efficiently manages individual, concurrent, and group treatment sessions based on patient care needs.
Current state licensure or eligibility for state licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant required
Certified BLS or completion in first 90 days of employment
Home Care Requirements: One or more years of clinical experience
Valid state Driver’s License
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