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Company: NeuroRestorative
Location: Houston, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Physical Therapy Assistant PRN - PTA
Primary Location: United States-TX-TXHouston
Function: Clinical

Physical Therapy Assistant- PRN coverage only Description Looking for a part time Physical Therapy Assistant. Brain Injury experience preferred.
Bring your passion and expertise as a PTA to our growing mission driven organization. Make a positive difference in the lives of others. Come join our amazing team! Work within a setting that offers variety, rewarding challenges and some of the best co-workers you will ever find.
Essential Job Functions

  • Assures all program participants receive scheduled PT treatments and documents therapy session or reason for inability to attend
  • Performs active, passive and/or resistive therapeutic exercises, general therapy principles on program participants
  • Performs therapeutic massage on program participants as needed
  • Performs general mobilization and/or passive stretch to program participants, within LIMITS OF SAFETY regarding joint/muscle stretch
  • Instructs, motivates and assists program participants in learning and improving functional activities: (e.g., bed mobility, positioning, transfers, W/C manipulation and mobility, self-exercise and home exercise programs, equipment use and maintenance
  • Provides gait training and instructs program participants in the use of canes, crutches, walkers, braces and splints. Trains program participants at homebound and community level, including endurance training
  • Measures ROM, length and girth of body parts, vital signs, and MMT (manual muscle tests) to assist RPT in evaluating program participant and/or to determine effectiveness of program plan
  • Demonstrates knowledge of indications and contra-indications of physical therapy modalities and techniques
  • Has a good working knowledge of physical therapy equipment and therapeutic exercise treatments
  • Confers with staff members and other health care members to exchange, discuss and evaluate program participant information for modifying and coordinating current treatment program and participate in treatment planning with trans-disciplinary team as requested
  • Adheres to ethics of confidentiality
  • Takes inventory of current PT equipment and confers with RPT regarding current status and future needs
  • Requests supplies PRN
  • Writes weekly service summaries, develops STO’s in coordination with an RPT
  • Attends evaluation, progress, and discharge conferences as requested
  • Ensures progress and discharge reports on each program participant served in a timely manner
  • Ensures in-service training to other on safe transfers, bed mobility, and proper care of wheelchair during transportation
  • Ensures balance training as requested or necessary
  • Performs home accessibility evaluations as requested or necessary
  • Completes daily billing summaries and turns them in to appropriate staff
  • Adheres to CARF and Licensure standards
  • Other duties as requested


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