Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - Home Health

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6501 Precinct Line Rd
North Richland Hills, TX 76182
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Job Description

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation

Tarrant County

     North Tarrant County, areas of N. Fort Worth, Arlington,  Saginaw, Keller, HEB, Colleyville

 

Physical Therapist Asssitant (PTA)

Home Health

Hours: Monday to Friday/ 8am to 5pm

PRN

Compensation depends upon candidate’s years of experience and internal equity.

Base Rate: $25.00/Hourly (Gross)

Reg/routine visit: $50.00 (weekend is same)

Case Conference Rate: $25.00

Mileage:  per company policy

Benefits of becoming a Therapist 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
  • Clinical Ladder Program
  • New Grad Mentorship
  • Residency Programs
  • Continuing Education
  • Student Loan Assistance

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

  • 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 Health Geriatric Expirience 
  • valid state Driver’s License

Additional Data

**Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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