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Physical Therapist Asst

Company: Holston Medical Group
Location: Kingsport
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

General Summary:

The PTA will provide direct treatment services under the supervision of a physical therapist following the documented patient treatment plan. They will aid in the development/ coordination of intervention plans and adapt activities according to the needs of the patient as well as appropriately document treatment services.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to professional, ethical and legal standards of practice
  • Participates with physical therapist in developing patient treatment plans
  • Administers a variety of exercises and interventions following the documented patient treatment plan
  • Observes and records the effectiveness of intervention, and document patients progress
  • Proposes modification of specific intervention procedures to physical therapist
  • Coordinates treatment schedule with Physical Therapist
  • Explains treatment techniques to patients
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment/and equipment
  • Build quality relationships with patients, physicians/providers, and co-workers

Education/Experience/Knowledge:

  • Graduate of an APTA accredited school of physical therapy
  • Valid PTA license
  • 0-2 Years' experience
  • Knowledge of physical therapy principles, theory, methods and their application in an patient centered environment
  • Must possess good diagnostic and clinical skills
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records
  • Must possess excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with others

Physical/Mental Demands:

Combination of walking, sitting, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting. Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Occasional stress from balancing multiple tasks.

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Keywords: Holston Medical Group, Kingsport , Physical Therapist Asst, Other , Kingsport, Tennessee

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