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Licensed Therapist / Physical Therapist Assistant Job

Company: Brighton Rehabilitation
Location: Merced
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Job Description:

The Physical Therapy Assistant for Brighton Rehabilitation ("Brighton") is responsible for providing quality Physical Therapy services to patients and contract facilities. This includes treatment, provision of education, appropriate documentation, and patient/family communication for the purpose of assisting the patients achieve optimal functional level and quality of life in an interdisciplinary rehabilitation setting. The Physical Therapist Assistant reports directly to the supervising licensed therapist and the Director of Rehabilitation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Quality Patient Care
Provide Quality Patient Care
a. Participate in screening individuals in compliance with policy and procedure.
b. Ensure plan of treatment is developed and initiated by the attending physical therapist.
c. Obtain and communicate the appropriate data necessary for the attending physical therapist to engage in treatment planning and the development of appropriate goals.
d. Maintain documentation according to Brighton's policy and procedure for content and timeliness.
e. Respond pro-actively to the needs of the assigned facilities/entities.
2. Direct Patient Care
a. Adhere to Physical Therapy Department policies and procedures regarding the treatment of patients referred to the facility.
b. Adhere to established short term goals, long term goals, and treatment plan for each patient.
c. Administer individual or group therapy services as outlined in the treatment plan and approved by the attending physical therapist.
d. As directed, supervise physical therapy assistant students.
e. Monitor the patient during all phases of treatment and supervise the use of specialized equipment.
f. Provide specific training in the use, care and/or application of assistive or orthotic devices to patient, family or other department staff or team members as appropriate.
g. Inform the family or other team members of the specific therapy program to ensure maximal carryover of training in preparation for discharge.
h. Confer informally and formally, as appropriate, at family and team conferences with other team members in coordinating the total rehabilitative program of the patient.
i. Establish individual patient schedules in conjunction with other team members.
j. Record billable treatment times according to Brighton's procedures and submit required statistics to corporate office.
k. Participate in FMP training, and discharge planning as appropriate.
3. Indirect Patient Care Activities
a. Complete progress reports on all patients and communicate to the attending Physical Therapist.
b. Ensure all Brighton's required documentation is completed, including the appropriate signatures, on all patients in a timely manner.
c. As directed, assists in the orientation of Certified Physical Therapy Assistants and Rehab Aides.
d. Ensure continued professional development through participation in facility in-services and outside continuing education programs; shares knowledge and technical skills with other team members.
e. Attend and participate in professional staff meetings and in-services; attends and participates in family and team conferences.
f. As directed, participate in department program development projects.
g. Assists in maintaining adequate levels of equipment and in maintaining the therapeutic area.
h. Demonstrate initiative in assisting other staff members.
i. Ensure documentation (700, 701, and weekly notes etc...) are filed in the medical record in a timely manner.
j. Promote Brighton's mission, philosophy, goals, and directives in a positive and appropriate manner.
k. Perform other duties as required.

Keywords: Brighton Rehabilitation, Merced , Licensed Therapist / Physical Therapist Assistant Job, Healthcare , Merced, California

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