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Full-Time Physical Therapy Assistant - Lawton, OK

Job Title:                  Physical Therapist Assistant
 
Status:                       Full-time/Non-exempt
 
Reports To:             Rehab Director
 
Scope:
 
The responsibility of this position includes the day to day therapeutic intervention of appropriate individuals in the rehab environment under the supervision of a registered Physical Therapist, in accordance with the policies and procedures as established by the facility, Medicare, private insurance, and Quality Care Rehab, Inc. 
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
 

  • Assists the registered Physical Therapist in carrying out procedures and programs.
  • Performs routine treatment procedures in accordance with the planned program.
  • Observes, records and reports to his/her supervisor conditions, reactions and responses related to his/her assigned duties.
  • Reports any pertinent findings to the registered therapist.
  • Helps maintain appropriate records.
  • Participates in educational activities of the facility.
  • Directs Physical Therapy Aides regarding physical therapy treatments as necessary and appropriate at the time of treatment under the supervision of a registered Physical Therapist.
  • Maintains specific treatment area where he/she has given treatment.
  • Communicates with patient’s physician as necessary regarding patient’s progress, treatments, etc., in consultation with the supervising Physical Therapist.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 
Qualifications:
 

  • Graduation from an approved and accredited therapist program.
  • Current certification with the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Licensed by the State in the designated geographic area in his/her respective therapy profession.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform the following tasks without posing a threat to the health or safety of him/herself or others without risk to self, co-workers, caregivers, or patient; lift, turn, move position, and transport the patient into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform a minimum of minimal assist transfer.”  Minimal assist transfers are defined for purposes of this document as the ability to lift and control 50 pounds.

Full-Time Physical Therapy Assistant - Lawton, OK

Lawton, OK
Full Time
Associate

Published on 12/04/2020