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Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)

Company: Mount Vernon Healthcare Center
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: September 9, 2023

Job Description:

FULL TIME PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT (PTA)Estimated Average Pay Range: $27-$38CommuniCare Rehab, a member of the CommuniCare Family of Companies has a Full Time position available for a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) at Mt Vernon Healthcare Center. Our therapists are in-house and members of the CommuniCare family. This is an exciting opportunity making a direct impact through therapy.As a CommuniCare employee you will enjoy competitive wages and PTO plans. We offer full time employees a menu of benefit options from life and disability plans to medical, dental and vision coverage, from quality benefit carriers. We also offer 401(k) with employer match and Flexible Spending Accounts.Qualifications:Physical therapist assistant (PTA) education, obtained in a CAPTE-accredited two-year associate degree programAgree to abide by the APTA Practice Standards/Code of ConductAttain a passing score on the national licensure examinationPhysical Therapy Assistant License (Required)Competency in therapy treatment principles, techniques, materials and equipment utilizationKnowledge of state and federal accreditationStrong verbal and written communication skillsGood organizational skillsMust be able to travel as necessaryResponsibilities include but are not limited to:Verifies client information by interviewing client; reviewing and/or recording medical history; confirming purpose of treatmentHelps clients improve their quality of life by helping them compensate for limitations, such as, helping injured workers improve their motor skills and re-enter the labor force, and teaching persons with learning disabilities live with increased independence to use public transportation and increase their mobility independence.Implements treatment plan through direct treatment and collaboration with Physical Therapist, education of treatment staff which includes fellow therapists and other members of team involved in the treatment plan.Maintain professional growth and development, by participating in continuing education programs, and other approved learning experiences.Maintains confidentiality of all medical record, facility and rehab related information.Maintains accurate billing information in accordance with facility procedures daily.Assist in leading interdisciplinary meetings as appropriate to relay clinical findings and make recommendations to other members of the rehab team.Complies with the documentation requirements of the rehab department and facility under the supervision of a Physical Therapist.Assist with staff/family training and education when appropriate by formal and informal in-services as well as consultations.Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.Job Requisition:R-

Keywords: Mount Vernon Healthcare Center, Alexandria , Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA), Other , Alexandria, Virginia

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