Harmony Home Health and Hospice Full Time Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)-$2000 to $4000 Sign on Bonus! in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Essential Duties and Responsibilities *
The following information is intended to be representative of the work to be performed by incumbents in this position and is not all-inclusive.
Provide treatment as ordered and approved by the attending physician and Physical Therapist.
Evaluate the home environment and make recommendations.
Establishes plan of treatment and goals based on the referral and evaluation of functional skills, developmental reflexes, muscle strength, tone and coordination, sensation tests, and other measures to ensure rapid patient recovery.
Implements therapy according to the established plan, utilizing appropriate providers, equipment, and techniques within the scope of physical therapy.
Recommends adaptive equipment, completes the equipment justification forms, and arranges for the delivery of equipment.
Participates in in-services, medical conferences, staff meetings, continuing education courses, team meetings and other related activities.
Qualifications and Experience
Must be a licensed PTA in the practicing state.
Experience in Home Health preferred but not required
Effective written and oral communication skills and good interpersonal skills.
Always maintains patient confidentiality.
Demonstrates effective time management and organizational skills; provides patients visits as scheduled; completes patient care within the designated time.
Follows frequency of visits set by physician.
Harmony Home Health & Hospice is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.