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Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA

at Aegis Therapies in Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Job Description

Aegis Therapies® is one of the nation’s leading providers of rehabilitation and wellness services. We offer short-term and long-term therapy services in over 1,100 locations in 36 states.

Aegis specializes in providing services that adapt to each individual’s needs, using leading-edge technology and innovation to help restore strength and confidence after illness, injury or surgery. More importantly we help individuals return to the activities they love.

When you join our team, you will always be a step ahead of the latest technologies and industry standards while building your professional skills and reaching your most ambitious goals – whether in a home health setting, outpatient, occupational, physical or speech therapy, medially oriented gyms or office support.

GENERAL PURPOSE

To assist in the treatment of patients as directed by the Physical Therapist and participate as an active member of treatment location’s rehabilitation team

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

+ Provides treatment to patients as directed by the Physical Therapist

+ Instructs families and caregiver in maintenance programs as directed by the Physical Therapist

+ Communicates with supervisor and other interdisciplinary team members regarding patient progress, problems, and plans

+ Participates in patient-care conferences and weekly rehabilitation meetings

+ Participates in treatment location in-service training programs

+ Remains knowledgeable of state practice acts and ensures the level of supervision they receive meets standards. Does not provide treatment outside of practice act limits

+ Assists with cleaning and maintenance of treatment area and department

+ Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records according to accepted regulatory, corporate and professional guidelines. Records daily treatment charges per corporate procedures. Documentation will be completed using a company furnished hand held electronic device (i.e. Ipad).

+ Protects patients and employees by adhering to treatment location infection control policies and protocols and keeping information confidential per company and federal requirements. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with treatment location and department procedures, rules and regulations.

+ Ensures proper operation of equipment by complying with company procedures and following manufacturer’s instructions;

+ Provides services in multiple settings (including skilled nursing, assisted living, pat

Job Details

Company

Aegis Therapies

Location


Kansas City, Missouri 64106
United States

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Job Posting: JC184230270

Posted On: May 22, 2021

Updated On: Jun 26, 2021