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Physical Therapist Assistant Student

Company: Genesis Healthcare
Location: Medford
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPowerback is a new way of delivering recovery, rehabilitation, respiratory, and wellness services to patients across the nation. We deliver an empowered approach to achieving your full potential by providing integrated and individualized solutions. Our reimagined approach to rehabilitation connects directly to the patient experience, which is centered on transforming the road to recovery for everyone nd helping patients get their power back. It's patient-centered care that provides a sustainable way of feeling better, moving better, breathing better, and living better.POSITION SUMMARY: The Physical Therapist Assistant student provides physical therapy treatments topaents to facilitate increased independence and funconing under the supervision of a LicensedPhysical Therapist and/or Physical Therapist Assistant.RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:1. The Physical Therapist Assistant Student will follow all Powerback Rehabilitaon policy andprocedures outlined in the on-boarding and orientaon process.2. The Physical Therapist Assistant Student is responsible for the effective and efficient delivery ofrehab services; adherence to an established plan of care, department and paent(s)' schedule, andtimely documentaon of services with the supervision of the Clinical Instructor.3. The Physical Therapist Assistant Student attends and contributes to patient care, staffingconferences and other required meetings as a representave of physical therapy, under thedirecon of the physical therapist and/or Clinical Instructor.4. The Physical Therapist Assistant Student works with other members of the rehabilitaon team toimplement programs and acvies consistent with the needs and capabilies of each paent withsupervision from the Clinical Instructor.5. The Physical Therapist Assistant Student instructs patients, families and other caregivers in the skillsand techniques of the physical therapy treatment program under the supervision of the PhysicalTherapist and/or Clinical Instructor.6. Maintains appropriate and timely documentation for all patients treated with supervision from theClinical Instructor.7. Cleans, maintains, identifies, and reports the need for repair of equipment, as necessary withsupervision from the Clinical Instructor.8. Puts Patient Service First: Ensures that patients and families receive the highest quality of service ina caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights withsupervision from the Clinical Instructor.9. Implements patient's individualized treatment plan as established by the primary Physical Therapistwith supervision from the Clinical Instructor.10. With the supervision of their Clinical Instructor, Physical Therapist Assistant student may provideindividualized physical therapy treatments including but not limited to:a. Therapeutic exercise including aerobic capacity conditioning, balance coordinaon,agility training, body mechanics and postural stabilizaon, flexibility exercises, gait andlocomotion training, neuromotor development training, relaxation, strength, power, andendurance trainingb. Functional trainingc. Manual therapyAirway clearance techniquesd. Integumentary repair and protectione. Use of electrotherapeutic, physical agent and mechanical modalities11. With the supervision of their Clinical Instructor, the Physical Therapist Assistant student willorganize and facilitate treatment ulizing the most appropriate mode of delivery with the physicaltherapist.SPTAQualificationsJOB SKILLS:1. Good organizational and time management skills.2. Good verbal and written communication skills.3. To protect the health and safety of our patients, residents, employees, family members, and the communities we serve, Powerback has implemented a universal COVID-19 vaccination requirement for employees, care partners, and onsite vendors unless the employee is approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or sincerely held religious belief.

Keywords: Genesis Healthcare, Medford , Physical Therapist Assistant Student, Other , Medford, Massachusetts

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