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Part-Time Physical Therapy Assistant

Company: DR Management
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOVERVIEW: The Physical Therapist Assistant at ParCare Community Health Network work with patients and their families to provide health care in accordance with organizational clinical policies Physical Therapy Assistant are health care professionals that help patients suffering from injury or disease to restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities. In addition, they promote patients’ overall fitness and health. The Physical Therapy Assistant is responsible for evaluation, planning, directing and administering physical therapy services to restore function and prevent disability following injury, disease or physical disability. In addition, the Physical Therapy Assistant works with individuals to prevent the loss of mobility before it occurs by developing fitness and wellness-oriented programs for healthier and more active lifestyles.Job Duties

  • Contribute to the Physical Therapist’s effectiveness by identifying patient care issues
  • Provide information and commentary regarding recommended options and courses of action
  • Implement physical therapy directives
  • Assess patient health by interviewing patients, also obtaining, updating, and studying therapy histories of the patient
  • Assess abnormal conditions by reviewing the Physical Therapist’s interpretations of patient evaluations and test results
  • Document patient care services by charting in patient record
  • Perform therapeutic procedures by administering manual exercises
  • Instruct, encourage, and assist patients in performing physical activities such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities, as well as instructing usage of supportive devices, such as canes and crutches
  • Instruct and counsel patients by describing therapeutic regimens
  • Provide continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; adhere to infection-control policies and protocols
  • Maintain legal and accreditation compliance by adhering to policy positions concerning Federal, State, and Local regulations; anticipating emerging issuesRequirements
    • A valid New York Physical Therapy Assistant license (or eligibility) and registration. New graduates will be considered.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with patients
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records preferred Company DescriptionDoctors on Call is a mobile medical practice for the homebound frail and elderly patients that provides the highest quality-of-life to patients in all five boroughs of New York and Long Island and Westchester County. Since 1968, Doctors on Call supplies a full range of medical services including laboratory, x-ray, ultrasound, optometric and podiatric services 7 days a week. The home-based model of care practiced by Doctors on Call has long been recognized as having the potential to reduce hospitalizations, improve patient health, and improve patient and caregiver satisfaction.At Doctors on Call our core values are focused on providing prevention and clinical excellence. We work in collaboration with all health care professionals, certified Home health agencies, and caregivers. We strive on providing high standards of performance, consistency and quality assurance.

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