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PRN Physical Therapy Assistant- Taos, NM! - APPLY NOW!

Company: Continuum Rehab Group
Location: Taos
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Continuum Rehab Group - Skilled Nursing Facility-Taos, NM! -
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Applicant must have, or be in the process of attaining a valid therapy license in the state for proper consideration. -
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We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Position Description
Responsible for carrying out treatment as a Physical Therapy Assistant in the SNF. - Provides rehab services to improve strength and function, restore more efficient movement, improve flexibility and aid patients in restoring mobility and/or improving balance and gait after hip fractures and other orthopedic injuries, medical illness, or as they recover from joint replacement procedures.
Principal Responsibilities
--- Provide treatment to residents who seek short-term/transitional care and/or long term care with the goal to recover and rehabilitate from the effects of serious illness, injury or medical event, regaining their own best possible level of functional ability, well-being and independence.
--- Assist in providing appropriate aspects of quality patient care, under the supervision of licensed therapists.
--- Document all services provided to ensure accurate and timely billing of therapy services.
--- Assures that patient care follows the established Plan of Care, the organization s guidelines, meets professional standards, community needs and is in compliance with Federal and State guidelines.
--- Identify need for and makes referral to other disciplines to address the comprehensive needs of the patient under the supervision of a Physical Therapist.
--- Assist in the instruction, education and training of patients and caregivers in the skills and functions essential for promoting patient independence and productivity, in order to diminish or correct pathology.
--- Support personnel in accordance with state licensure requirements and professional standards.
--- Prepares for upcoming therapy sessions by organizing the treatment locations based on the patient's needs.
--- Communicate patient progress or problems to supervisor and other team members; assist with patient scheduling and post charges daily to patient records.
--- Performs age appropriate competency skills, as guided by a Physical Therapist, in area of practice and with respect to individual patients' problems.
--- Follow intervention protocols and plan of care appropriately.
--- Discharge patient when goals have been met or medical necessity is no longer warrants intervention as instructed by Physical Therapist or Director of Rehabilitation.
--- Works cooperatively with supervisors and peers to contribute to the overall productivity of the team.
--- Maintain equipment and work area in a safe and clean condition.
--- Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or assigned at any time with or without notice.
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