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Physical Therapy Asst

Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

Req ID 7425-3254 Post Date Jun. 21, 2024 CategoryTherapists FacilitySouthern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg
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05200 Physical Therapy Asst STRHS-Lawrenceburg Job Description 3.31.2017

Under the supervision of a Physical Therapist, provides physical therapy services to patients needing to develop, recover and maintain physical mobility/function.

Reports to: Director of Physical Therapy Services

FLSA: Non-exempt

Grade: 65

EEO: □ 01 Officials and Managers □ 02 Professionals □ 03 Technicians □ 04 Sales Workers □ 05 Administrative Support Workers □ 06 Craft Workers □ 07 Operatives □ 08 Laborers and Helpers X 09 Service Workers

 
Implements treatment plan developed by supervising therapist using appropriate modalities. Seeks
consultation as necessary.
Monitors patient's responses to the treatment plan. Regularly communicates patient progress and possible goal revisions to the physical therapist.
Documents services provided and patient response/progress.
Educates the patient and family/caregiver about patient deficits.
Assists with patient discharge planning. Provides information regarding appropriate selection/use of adaptive equipment and community support programs.

 
Minimum Education
X Associate’s degree Required
Minimum Education
X Graduate of a Program in Discipline Required
Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Required Skills
Certifications:
X Basic Life Support (BLS) □ Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) □ Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) □ Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) □ Perioperative Nurse (CNOR) □Other__________________________ □Other_________________________
Required Skills
Licenses: Current and active Physical Therapy Assistant license in the State of Tennessee.

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