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Physical Therapy Assistant in Calhoun, GA at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/2/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Calhoun, GA
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    6/2/2019
  • Job ID:
    19006508
  • Job Family
    Home Care
  • Travel
    Yes, 100 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Gordon and Murray

Job Description


Description

Physical Therapy Assistant – Home Health AdventHealth Gordon

Location Address: 1035 Red Bud Road Calhoun, GA

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Gordon

•         Five-star Rating, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

•         Top 100 Community Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review

•         Top 100 Rural Hospitals, Becker’s Hospital Review

•         Located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains

•         Co-workers that feel like family

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time

 You Will Be Responsible For:

  •     The PTA collects patient health data within his/her scope of practice.
  •     The PTA utilizes assessment data in administering appropriate care affected/influenced by the patient’s diagnoses.
  •     The PTA identifies expected outcomes individualized to the patient. Outcomes are derived from the diagnoses. Outcomes are mutually formulated with the patient, family, and other health care providers, when possible and appropriate.
  •      The PTA assist in developing the plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes. The plan is individualized to the patient (e.g., age-appropriate, culturally sensitive) and the patient’s condition or needs. The plan is developed with the patient, family, and other health care providers, as appropriate.


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

•   An Associate Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant.

A  At least 2 years of institutional experience involving direct therapy care

BLBLS

    An active PTA license in GA

Job Summary:

The Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) is responsible for the delivery of coordinated therapy care for a patient and/or and assigned group of patients within a patient care unit and for the day-to-day management and supervision of the related clinical activities. The PTA is also responsible for supervising and responsibly directing the activities of various levels of assigned nursing, therapy, and ancillary personnel utilizing both professional and supervisory discretion and independent judgment, while practicing within the State, facility and regulatory guidelines.

The home health care PTA’s purpose is to deliver a community based approach that supports the mission and continuum of care of Gordon Hospital and is a specialized form of health care dealing with the delivery of skilled medical care to the patient and supportive care to the family and/or caregivers in the patient’s home environment. It is directed towards teaching the patients/families/ caregivers on how to manage the illness at home, assist the patient and family through the rehabilitative process, and teach them how to return to the highest level of functioning possible to maintain independence in their own environment. It is individualized, holistic, patient centered care, which acknowledges caring for the patient and family as a unit of care and recognizes the need for the patient to be an active participant in his/her care.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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