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Home Care Physical Therapist Assistant- PTA

Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Full -Time PTA Position. - Are you looking to spread your Physical Therapy Assistant wings into the homecare forum? - If you're interested in helping people get "back up and running" in their homes instead of a lab or gym setting, we would love to talk!
Interim HealthCare of South Bend is currently seeking a Full Time PTA that is willing to travel in the South Bend, Elkhart, Plymouth and surrounding areas, and assisting clients in Physical Therapy in the home! We operate in the South Bend, Mishawaka, Elkhart, and Goshen Areas - (St. Joseph, Elkhart, Marshall counties). Benefits:
Health, Dental Vision Insurance
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Paid Vacation, sick and holiday
Direct Deposit
Mileage Reimbursement
Bi-Weekly Pay
Performance based pay increases
Essential Functions: Participates in ongoing interdisciplinary assessment of the patient.
Acts at the direction and under the supervision of the treating physical therapist and in accordance with the plan of care.
Assists the treating physical therapist in documenting a patient's progress and response to treatment.
Completes and submits timely, legible, accurate, relevant and sufficient documentation (written or electronic) addressing the treatment and interventions provided, the patient's response to the treatment and interventions, and the patient's progress toward goals in accordance with professional standards of practice, policy and procedures, and payor requirements.
Counsels and educates the patient and the family, and other caregivers to promote patient progress toward mutually established goals and in meeting healthcare related needs.
Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program.
Accesses personal health information ("PHI") necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. - Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.
Licensure, Minimum Education & Experience Requirements: Current licensure, registration, or certification as a physical therapist assistant, -in Indiana.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: Able to provide proof of current CPR certification.
Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks.
Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to the care of the patient and use of equipment in providing treatment.
Able to visually and aurally observe and assess the patient.
Able to provide proof of valid driver's license.
Able to provide proof of valid auto liability insurance if assignment(s) include driving own vehicle to transport patient.
Working Conditions & Physical Effort: Able to constantly travel within geographic area serviced by office from assignment to assignment.
Meets the applicable health requirements to provide patient care per applicable law or regulation.
Work is normally performed in a residence, aggregate living facility, school or occupational setting.
Occasional exposure to communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens and/or potentially infectious or hazardous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment (e.g. face masks, goggles, latex and or non-latex gloves).

You can start THIS WEEK: - if your license is in good standing, you have an active CPR certification, proof of a physical within the last 6 months, proof of a TB test within the last 12 months, and a passing drug screen! - Interim Healthcare is required to follow all Federal guidelines for Covid-19 and vaccination status. Interim HealthCare provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Interim HealthCare, Mishawaka , Home Care Physical Therapist Assistant- PTA, Healthcare , Mishawaka, Indiana

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