Physical Therapist Assistant - Palm Bay Hospital, Part-Time

Health First Palm Bay, FL

About the Job

Description:

To be fully engaged in providing Quality/No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship by\: providing exceptional healthcare in a professional manner.
 
Primary Accountabilities

  • Maintains patient safety at all times.
  • Ensures compliance with precautions and documents all current precautions and changes in status.
  • Follows the plan of care and consults with the therapist when changes to the plan may be indicated or when a progress note or reassessment is due.
  • Provides patients with effective treatments that progress them towards their goals and documents treatments according to applicable guidelines, standards and policies.
  • Attends department meetings that take place during scheduled work hours; otherwise, reviews and signs meeting minutes. Attends in-services given by other staff and students that take place during scheduled work hours.
  • Responds to therapy inquiries upon receipt.
  • Reviews daily assignments/schedules with the team.
  • Provides patients, families and staff with education regarding therapy services related to the patients' needs.
  • Demonstrates financial responsibility by meeting patient scheduling requirements, ensuring productivity targets are met, and utilizing their time, supplies and support staff responsibly.
  • Prepares/reviews schedule for the next day.
  • Issues charges that correspond to the services provided and the documented treatment times.
Qualification:
  • Completion of a discipline appropriate degree from an accredited program/college.

  • Current Florida license.

  • Interpersonal communications skills.

  • Basic computer skills or willingness to learn.

  • Must hold current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card prior to start date and maintain.

  • Knowledge and use of proper lifting and body mechanics

  • Must be able to assist in lifting, standing, supporting patients.