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  • Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

    Job Locations US-CA-Clovis
    Job ID
    2019-13208
    Job Code
    4463
    Facility
    Focus Health (Fresno)
    Category
    Therapy
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Shift
    Day
  • Overview

    Covenant Care encompasses three business lines that are an integral part of a patient’s continuum of care and work together to achieve excellence in patient care across California and Nevada:

    • Skilled Nursing, Residential Health Care & Post- Acute facilities
    • Home Health
    • Therapy and Rehabilitation

    We consistently outperform our peers in every CMS 5-Star Quality Measure, out-score our peers in every CMS 5-Star rating, and consistently achieve a 30-Day Readmissions rate lower than our peers.

     

    We are Family Serving Families

     

    Covenant Care is an equal opportunity employer. 


     

    POSITION SUMMARY: The Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) assists the physical therapist in providing medically prescribed physical therapy in the home environment under supervision of the licensed physical therapist and in accordance with the physician’s plan of care and agency’s policies, and coordinates physical therapy services with other health care team members to provide quality care.

     

    Part time and PRN opportunities available for the general areas of CLOVIS, and/or FRESNO, and/or MADERA.

     


     

    KEY JOB FUNCTION:

     

    As part of the Elevate Home Health team, you will…

    • Provides patients and families with information, support and encouragement to help motivate them in their progress, and accepts and adjusts positively to physical, mental, and social limitations.
    • Reports significant changes in the patient’s condition (physical or emotional), safety concerns, unusual occurrences, and adverse effects of medical devices to the physical therapist or nurse manager.
    • Promotes patient safety and informs the physical therapist and/or designated RN and/or Administrator of any falls or safety problems, and documents accordingly.
    • Provides physical therapy assistant services in accordance with applicable State, Federal, Medicare, Medi-cal and other regulations and standards.
    • Translates all exercises to patient/CG/staff into functional activities or activities of daily living.
    • Observes, records and reports to physician the patient’s treatment, and responds on a timely basis.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the state of practice.

    • Work experience of at least one (1) year under a qualified Physical Therapist.

    Preferred Requirements

    • Home Health experience preferred.

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