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Physical Therapy Asst

Company: Beaumont Hospitals
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY: Assists physical therapist in treatment of patients by implementing an established treatment plan, progressing patient through the therapeutic plan, communicating with internal and external contacts regarding treatment, and documenting treatments, all under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: 1. Under the supervision of a PT, implements treatment and discharge plans. Collaborates with the PT in determining treatment methods and media, assists with re-evaluating and updating treatment plans. Instructs and trains family or significant others. Meets productivity. 2. Documents patient treatment according to all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and professional standards of documentation. Submits charges for services provided. 3. Maintains verbal, electronic and written communication with treatment team, including supervising PT for purposes of goal setting, active problem-solving, treatment and discharge planning. Communicates observations of patient#s conditions and reactions to treatment. 4. Participates in non-patient care activities including educational events, community outreach, marketing, cost containment, student supervision, staff orientation, program development, CQI. Attends staff meetings. Maintains and improves competence through self-study, attending in-services and continuing education programs. Assists in determining equipment and supply needs. Is responsible for monthly meetings with mentoring PT to discuss case studies for professional development in order to meet licensure requirements for supervision. Will provide documentation of meetings according to department compliance guidelines. STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. A. Education / Training: # Requires an Associate#s Degree from an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program B. Work Experience: # None C. Certification, Licensure, Registration: # Michigan licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant is required. D. Other Qualifications: # Excellent customer relations skills, ability to work in a fast paced environment, excellent oral and written communication required. Rehab, acute care experience preferred. Requires knowledge of treatment techniques for assigned patient population. # Ability to demonstrate Beaumont customer service standards; excellent verbal and written communication; ability to work in a fast paced environment; knowledge of clinical pathology, treatment techniques for assigned population. # Must be able to demonstrate basic computer proficiency for EMR documentation

Keywords: Beaumont Hospitals, Royal Oak , Physical Therapy Asst, Other , Royal Oak, Michigan

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