VNA

  • Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) Home Health - Per Diem

    Job Location US-FL-Vero Beach
    ID
    2018-1916
    Type
    Per Diem
    Work Days
    Per Diem
    Work Hours
    Per Diem
  • Overview

    The VNA provides compassionate, innovative care of the highest quality, setting the standard for patients and caregivers needing private care, home health, hospice, and community health services. Together, we provide the highest quality patient care.

     

    Come join a winning team! By choosing to work for the VNA, you would be working with an agency that has been voted ‘Best Place to Work’ for 7 years in Indian River County because of the benefits we offer our associates, such as:

    • Competitive pay 
    • Onsite, no-cost wellness clinic staffed by a VNA ARNP
    • Free CEU credits
    • Several local and national discounts

    *This position requires Friday - Sunday availability

     

    The Visiting Nurse Association is seeking a per diem Physical Therapy Assistant to work with our Indian River County Home Health division. Under the order of the physician, and under the direction of a registered physical therapist, provides skilled physical therapy and health teaching to patients and their significant others in the home setting.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsibilities are directed by a registered physical therapist.
    • Administer treatments as prescribed by the physician.
    • Observing, recording activities and findings in the clinical record and reporting to the physican the patient's reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient's condition.
    • Counsel and teach patient and s/o to accomplish goals.
    • Follow care plan established by a Physical Therapist which addresses problems requiring intervention.
    • Performs discharge planning in conjunction with Physical Therapist.
    • Meet with Clerical Therapy Coordinator on a regular basis.
    • Maintain clinical records according to agency, state and federal guidelines.
    • Attends case conferences on an as needed basis.
    • Participate in inservice educational programs.

    Qualifications

    •  Must hold current licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the State of Florida
    •  One year prior experience required. Prior experience with electronic medical records preferred.

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