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Physical Therapy Assistant - Mesquite, TX

Company: Resilient Healthcare & Home Health
Location: Mesquite
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Responsibilities of a Physical Therapy Assistant:

  • Prepare engaging exercises and activities to use during physical therapy sessions with patients
  • Provide counseling and consultations for new patients, their family members and caregivers
  • Follows goals and objectives for patients set by the physical therapist to work toward and identify areas of progress and challenges
  • Assist physical therapists in direct patient care according to their respective plans of care.
  • Prepare equipment and exam room ensuring proper sterilization and safety procedures are followed
  • Review the patient's file prior to their appointment and have a clear understanding of the challenge to be addressed
  • Complete required documentation in a reasonable timely manner
  • Attend continuing education courses and work to advance personal knowledge and experience within the fieldQualifications of a Physical Therapy Assistant:
    • Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant in the State of Texas
    • Proficient in computer software commonly used for documentation and report preparation
    • Associate degree in Physical Therapy is required
    • Demonstrates knowledge and adherence to HIPAA legislation and other patient privacy laws
    • Experienced in working with sensitive and personal patient records and information
    • Proficient in troubleshooting common software and hardware challenges in relation to the regular use of speech pathology tools
    • Physical endurance and the ability to work primarily in a standing position and lift at least 50 lbs
    • Demonstrates a friendly and professional demeanor when interacting with patients, family members, or other staff members
    • Accountability and attention to detail is essential when handling and documenting important medical information -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Resilient Healthcare & Home Health, Mesquite , Physical Therapy Assistant - Mesquite, TX, Healthcare , Mesquite, Texas

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