Physical Therapy Assistant

  • Memorial Health
  • Forsyth, IL, USA
  • Apr 03, 2024

Job Description

Under the direction of the Physical Therapist, follows treatment program for patients of all ages. Maintains appointment schedules. Instructs patients and families in home program. Communicates and collaborates with evaluating therapist and others providing service. Implements treatment plan or care based on patient specific goals. Advances treatment plan of care in collaboration with evaluating Physical Therapist. Meets departmental standards and insurance guidelines for documentation of care. Daily notes Communicates with doctors Recertifications Billing Outcome measures. Endeavors to attain patient goals; progresses patient to appropriate level of independence. Maintains current professional knowledge. Attends all mandatory educational programs. Seeks additional education that will enhance patient rehab program. Shares knowledge with others in the department. Seeks continuing education requirements to meet State and National licensing guidelines. Maintains fiscal responsibility of the Department and the Hospital. Compliant and accurate implementation of billing process. Actively looks for ways to reduce costs. Maintains patient/family confidentiality to comply with HIPPA regulations. May assist in the supervision of Physical Therapy Assistant students. Performs other duties as assigned by Director, Manager, Team Leader, and Evaluating Physical Therapist. Serves on committees as requested.

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