BrightStar Care of Plano
  • Other
  • Plano, TX, USA
  • Contract

Primary Duties and Responsibilities of Physical Therapist Assitant:

  • Implement selected components of care and interventions in a technically competent manner
  • Instruct and counsel patients effectively in exercises
  • Identify patient's needs and exhibit compassion, caring, and empathy to individual differences
  • Recommend options, courses of action or modifications in selected treatments ensuring patient's progress, safety and comfort
  • Apply the latest research related to restoring function, reducing symptoms frequency, and preventing injury
  • Complete documentation within 24 hours to support the delivery of therapy services
  • Perform selected data collection and obtain accurate information
  • Measure performance and report on patient's medical record
  • Participate in patient status judgments
  • Adhere to ethical and legal standards
  • Ensure continued competence and updated field knowledge

Skills for Physical Therapist Assistant:

  • Proven working experience as therapist
  • Excellent knowledge of physiology best practices and standards
  • Hands on experience with therapeutic exercises, functional training and physical modalities, and/or self care.
  • Ability to communicate and instruct effectively
  • Health care administration and documentation skills
  • License to practice or relevant certification in TEXAS

Minimum Skills, Knowledge, and Ability Requirements of Physical Therapist Assitant:

  • Must be highly organized and self-directed
  • Time management
  • Requires the ability to manage collaboratively with all organizational levels
  • Ability to work in a small team environment
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Must have proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Work Environment for Physical Therapist Assistant:

  • Field Environment: in the home, facility or business; talking; various noise levels; interactions with employees and clients; sitting and standing for long periods of time; bending and stooping required; lifting up to 50 lbs.

Note: The job duties of Physical Therapist Assistant outlined above may change without prior notice based upon the needs of the company.

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