Therapist / Physical Therapist Assistant Job in Madera, California / Skilled Nursing Facility
Company: Brighton Rehabilitation
Posted on: September 16, 2022
The Physical Therapy Assistant for Brighton Rehabilitation
("Brighton") is responsible for providing quality Physical Therapy
services to patients and contract facilities. This includes
treatment, provision of education, appropriate documentation, and
patient/family communication for the purpose of assisting the
patients achieve optimal functional level and quality of life in an
interdisciplinary rehabilitation setting. The Physical Therapist
Assistant reports directly to the supervising licensed therapist
and the Director of Rehabilitation.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES:Quality Patient CareProvide Quality Patient Carea.
Participate in screening individuals in compliance with policy and
procedure.b. Ensure plan of treatment is developed and initiated by
the attending physical therapist.c. Obtain and communicate the
appropriate data necessary for the attending physical therapist to
engage in treatment planning and the development of appropriate
goals.d. Maintain documentation according to Brighton's policy and
procedure for content and timeliness.e. Respond pro-actively to the
needs of the assigned facilities/entities.2. Direct Patient Carea.
Adhere to Physical Therapy Department policies and procedures
regarding the treatment of patients referred to the facility.b.
Adhere to established short term goals, long term goals, and
treatment plan for each patient.c. Administer individual or group
therapy services as outlined in the treatment plan and approved by
the attending physical therapist.d. As directed, supervise physical
therapy assistant students.e. Monitor the patient during all phases
of treatment and supervise the use of specialized equipment.f.
Provide specific training in the use, care and/or application of
assistive or orthotic devices to patient, family or other
department staff or team members as appropriate.g. Inform the
family or other team members of the specific therapy program to
ensure maximal carryover of training in preparation for
discharge.h. Confer informally and formally, as appropriate, at
family and team conferences with other team members in coordinating
the total rehabilitative program of the patient.i. Establish
individual patient schedules in conjunction with other team
members.j. Record billable treatment times according to Brighton's
procedures and submit required statistics to corporate office.k.
Participate in FMP training, and discharge planning as
appropriate.3. Indirect Patient Care Activitiesa. Complete progress
reports on all patients and communicate to the attending Physical
Therapist.b. Ensure all Brighton's required documentation is
completed, including the appropriate signatures, on all patients in
a timely manner.c. As directed, assists in the orientation of
Certified Physical Therapy Assistants and Rehab Aides.d. Ensure
continued professional development through participation in
facility in-services and outside continuing education programs;
shares knowledge and technical skills with other team members.e.
Attend and participate in professional staff meetings and
in-services; attends and participates in family and team
conferences.f. As directed, participate in department program
development projects.g. Assists in maintaining adequate levels of
equipment and in maintaining the therapeutic area.h. Demonstrate
initiative in assisting other staff members.i. Ensure documentation
(700, 701, and weekly notes etc...) are filed in the medical record
in a timely manner.j. Promote Brighton's mission, philosophy,
goals, and directives in a positive and appropriate manner.k.
Perform other duties as required.
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