Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) - Inpatient Rehab
Company: Carle Health
Posted on: January 23, 2023
Implements plan of care as provided by the physical therapist,
treating patients of all ages. Serves as a role model in delivery
of professional services and as a clinical resource for staff and
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Physical Therapy Assistant Illinois or Board Eligible and Basic
Life Support (BLS). Attend and satisfactorily complete all required
continuing education regarding the care of acute stroke
patients*Required to successfully complete board exam on the next
available exam date.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
- Educates patients, family, caregivers, students, and other
health care providers using relevant and effective teaching
- Follows the therapist's plan of care. Adjusts the treatment
based on patient response and available evidence only after
communicating with the evaluating therapist and documenting that
communication in the daily note.
- Produces documentation in accordance with the Clinical
Documentation Policy (CTSCP67). (23)
- Implements intervention plants according to the treatment plan
established by the Physical Therapist, utilizing activities that
are functional in nature and take into consideration the functional
and emotional needs of the patient/family. Modified approach in
response to patient behavior and performance.
- Utilized standardized outcomes measures in a uniform manner to
ensure functional performance is accurately reflected
- Completes documentation in accordance with regulatory and
- Collaborates with patient, family and significant others
throughout the rehabilitation process and provides education/family
training as necessary.
- Communicates with supervising Occupational Therapist when there
are any changes in patient status, change in functional
performance, or requested change to the treatment plan.
- Clearly communicates patient performance, change in status,
activity/transfer recommendations, and recommendations for
discharge disposition and equipment required for the next level of
care with the medical team.
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