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Physical Therapist Assistant- PRN - Waverly, TN

Company: Rehab America
Location: Westport
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

About Rehab America
Rehab America offers physical, speech and occupational therapies in partnership with skilled nursing facilities and other healthcare providers. A division of Franklin, Tennessee-based American Health Partners Inc., Rehab America's therapists employ a team-based approach to help adults recover functional abilities and independence after surgery, injury or medical crisis. To learn more, visit .
POSITION SUMMARY: -
The Physical Therapist Assistant is responsible for performing various physical therapeutic treatments for patients with injuries or disabilities that have been evaluated and have had a plan of care developed by a Physical Therapist. The Physical Therapist Assistant is under the direct supervision of the Physical Therapist.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation; including, but not limited to: - -


  • Interacts with patient and/or family by teaching use of equipment, home exercises and other techniques that will be important in-patient care after discharge from physical therapy service
  • Interacts with patient, family, and others interested in establishing follow-up care that reflects the goals of care plan established by the Physical Therapist
  • Administers treatment programs to assigned patients including modality treatments, therapeutic exercises, hydrotherapy, gait training, wound dressing, etc., in accordance with the plan of care established by the Physical Therapist
  • Records patient's reaction to treatment and progress in the patient care plan on the patient's medical record; daily notes and/or weekly notes must be completed and filed in the patient's medical record in the manner as outline in the policy and procedure manual
  • Instructs and provides technical direction to Physical Therapy Assistant students, technicians and attendants in performing patient care activities
  • Counsels and teaches patient and/or family in the use of assistive devices and exercise techniques to be performed at home in accordance with the plan of care established by the Physical Therapist

    Required Work Experience: -

    • Two (2) Years of experience working as a PTA is preferred

      Licensing/Certification/Education Requirements: - -

      • Associates Degree from a Physical Therapy Assistant program is required
      • Currently licensed in the state of employment as a Physical Therapy Assistant
      • Current CPR Certification
      • Current State of Tennessee Driver's license
      • Current Auto liability Insurance according to Company Policy

        Other Requirements: -

        • Position may require unscheduled overtime, week-end work
        • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours
        • Travel required
        • Must have reliable transportation

          Physical Requirements:

          • Job will require frequent lifting of objects up to 40 pounds

            EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
            Our Organization does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state, and local laws. The Organization will also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made.
            This employer participates in E-verifyLicenses & CertificationsRequired
            • Driver License
            • CPR Certification
            • Automobile Insurance
            • PTA

Keywords: Rehab America, Jackson , Physical Therapist Assistant- PRN - Waverly, TN, Healthcare , Westport, Tennessee

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