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Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: MyMichigan Health
Location: Midland
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:



Summary

At MyMichigan Health, Creating Healthy Communities - Together. We invite you to apply and join our team!



MyMichigan Health Offers:





  • Competitive wages

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • 403(b) with an automatic company contribution and an optional company match-build your savings immediately

  • Health, Dental and vision insurance

  • Compassionate care and environment









    The Physical Therapist Assistant provides physical therapy services in accordance with a written plan of care and under the advisement of a supervising Physical Therapist. Activities of this position are patient focused in accordance with physical therapy standards, physician orders, and affiliate policies and procedures.



    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES





    • (20%)* Provides treatment techniques to facilitate and restore optimal functioning performance specific to physical therapist assistant's patient care area.

    • Provides adequate feedback to Physical Therapist regarding patient's progress and reports any unusual reaction or response to therapeutic program.

    • Documents the patient/family/caregiver response to treatment and changes in patient condition per affiliate documentation policies and/or standards and in compliance with regulatory agencies.

    • Completes daily documentation necessary for billing procedures per affiliate policy and in compliance with regulatory agencies.

    • Educates patient/family/caregiver in home education program using relevant and effective teaching methods.








      OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


      Demonstrates effective oral and written communication with all internal and external customers to maximize quality of patient care including coordination with interdisciplinary team members.





      Adapts clinical treatment techniques to the home environment.





      Promotes education and development among staff, students, and other health care providers using relevant and effective teaching methods.





      Promotes process improvement.





      Assists with program development.





      Provides feedback in team conferences and interdisciplinary meetings as appropriate.





      Promotes physical therapy within MyMichigan Health and service area, participating in and providing community education.





      Demonstrates commitment to MyMichigan Health and specific affiliate mission as evidenced by customer service, quality of service, and teamwork.





      Under guidance of physical therapist, physical therapy assistant will facilitate communication between physical therapist and physician regarding changes in treatment regime.





      Demonstrates commitment to MyMichigan Health and specific affiliate mission as evidenced by customer service, quality of service, and teamwork.





      Maintains confidentiality of patient and affiliate information in accordance with MyMichigan Health and affiliate policies and procedures.


      In summary:


      Participation in the patient's coordination of care.


      Ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patients.


      Development and evaluation of the plan of care in partnership with the patient, representative (if any), and the caregiver (s).


      Provides services that are ordered by the physician as indicated on the plan of care.


      Conducts patient, caregiver, and family counseling and education.


      Prepares clinical notes in a timely manner.


      Communicates with all physicians involved in the plan of care and other health care practitioners (as needed) related to the current plan on care.


      Participates in the organization's quality assessment and performance improvement program.


      Participates in organization - sponsored in-service training.









      REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:





      • Basic Life Support Required.

      • Drivers License Required.

      • Fingerprinting Required.

      • Vehicle Insurance Required.

      • State of Michigan Physical Therapy Assistant License Required.

      • Associates Degree Required.

      • Successful completion of MyMichigan Health and affiliate specific orientation.

      • Successful completion of new hire competency.

      • One year experience preferably in home care.

      • Access to reliable transportation with the ability to drive under hazardous road conditions as necessary for specific patient care area.

      • Interpersonal skills needed for effective verbal and written communication in the English language to interact with people individually and in a group at all levels Ability to work independently, demonstrating problem solving and organizational skills, time management skills and initiative.












Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Midland , Physical Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Midland, Michigan

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