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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Crown Services, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in lexington, ky posted November 28, 2021.

Crown Staffing Healthcare is hiring a Physical Therapist in the Versailles, KY area.

$50 bonus for working first 80 hours, $50 referral bonus for candidates that are employed for 80 hours.

Essential Functions

Performs initial and ongoing assessments of patient’s condition.

Establishes a plan of care which is appropriate to problems identified and involves the patient according to his or her capabilities and desires.

Plans, prepares, and carries out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients. Prepares appropriate outcome tools and categorical/functional limitations to assess G-codes.

Performs therapy interventions utilizing standard physical therapy techniques and skills as appropriate for the age and condition of the patient.

Directs and supervises physical therapy assistants, students, and other support personnel. Assesses competence, delegates specific tasks, and establishes channels of communication.

Administers treatment involving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines.

Evaluate fits, and adjusts prosthetic and orthotic devices, and recommend modifications.

Identifies and documents goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.

Follows Infection Control and Safety guidelines.

Nonessential Functions

PI: Participates in ongoing performance improvement for the unit and the organization

Continuing Education: Participates in continuing education for current clinical practice, hospital requirements, and licensing requirements

Patient Care: Provides quality patient care, works other than usual shifts as needed, works other than usual areas/units as needed, if qualified for duties required.

Duties: Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: Graduate of a Program in Discipline – Required

Bachelor’s degree – Required

Master’s degree – Preferred

Doctoral degree – Preferred

Required Skills: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Ability to quickly learn how to navigate multiple complex software systems.Must be able to communicate with the ability to read, write, speak and understand English must be able to successfully complete Skills Competency Checklist within 90 days of hire

Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) or CPR

Licenses: State of Kentucky Physical Therapy License

**Must be at least 18 years of age and eligible to work in the United States. Crown Services Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D **

Job Requirements:

  • Deliver physical therapy to patients
  • Practice physical therapy in TX
  • Provide physical therapy treatment to referred patients
  • Provide supervision of physical therapist assistants and physical therapy aides
  • Initiate appropriate physical therapy interventions
  • Administer physical therapy treatments to patients working under direction of licensed physical therapist
  • Refer patients for treatment to physical therapist assistant (PTA)
  • Refer patients for treatment to physical therapist assistant (PTA)
  • Provide physician prescribed physical therapy
  • Instruct physical therapy students in physical therapy theory, treatment and techniques
  • Provide physical therapy only evaluations
  • Implement current physical therapy practice
  • Develop physical therapy research programs
  • Administer prescribed skilled physical therapy treatment
  • Administer prescribed skilled physical therapy treatment Develop
  • Evaluate and treat patients referred for acute care physical therapy
  • Conduct medically prescribed physical therapy treatment programs
  • Help determine diagnosis and physical therapy treatment
  • Ensure the physical therapy division
  • Assisting with a patient’s physical therapy