Physical Therapy Assistant ( Part Time )

Gresham, OR | Physical Therapy

Position Summary:

Must: Graduate from a Physical Therapy Assistant Program

Physical Therapy Assistant Job Duties:

  • Contributes to physical therapist's effectiveness by identifying patient care issues; providing information and commentary; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physical therapy directives.
  • Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; obtaining, updating, and studying therapy histories.
  • Assesses abnormal conditions by reviewing physical therapist's interpretations of patient evaluations and test results.
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Performs therapeutic procedures by administering manual tissue mobilization; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical rehabilitation exercise program, such as functional simulation activities, core stabilization, and daily-living activities; and in using supportive devices, such as crutches, wraps and canes. 
  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal progression and development information; promoting wellness and health maintenance.
  • Provides continuity of care by implementing patient management plans as indicated by the physical therapist and with communication with other therapists.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Maintains production objectives by noting current treatment trends; monitoring actual physical therapy services rendered to production objectives.
  • Maintains legal and accreditation compliance by adhering to policy positions concerning federal, state, and local regulations, and jacho standards; anticipating emerging issues.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances physical therapy reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Physical Therapy Assistant Skills and Qualifications:

Physiological Knowledge, Health Promotion and Maintenance, creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Motivating Others, Organization, Patient Services, Health Care Administration, Documentation Skills, Listening, Verbal Communication

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