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Physical Therapy Assistant

Company: Meridian Home Health
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Meridian Home Health, a Specialized Home Health Agency, equal opportunity employer, seeks exceptional, qualified Medical Staff to service its Skilled Intermittent Home Health patients in Bay Area and the surrounding communities.We are currently looking for a Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant.Job Description Summary:The physical therapy assistant provides physical therapy services under the direction of the physical therapist and according to the physician's plan of care.Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities* Provides direct physical therapy according to directions of physical therapist and in accordance with the physician's plan of care.* Treats patient to relieve pain, develop or restore function, and maintain maximum performance.* Directs and aids patients in active and passive therapeutic exercises, muscle reeducation, gait and functional training, transfer activities and prosthetic training.* Utilizes physical agents, including, but not be limited to heat, cold, water, light, electricity, ultrasound and massage.* Observes and reports to the physical therapist and the Organization personnel the patient's reaction to treatment and any changes in patient's condition.* Instructs patients in care and use of wheelchairs, braces, crutches, canes, and prosthetic or orthotic devices.* Maintains necessary records; clinical notes and conference notes, which will be incorporated into the patient's clinical record in prescribed time frames.* Participates in Organization Home Care Team Members meetings and Organization Inservice Education Program.* Performs other duties as assigned.Position Qualifications * Graduate of an accredited physical therapy assistant program with either an Associate's degree in science or applied science that is approved by American Physical Therapy Association, Inc.* Current certification or license as required by state law.Positions are Per Diem, Part-time and Flexible, depending on your current schedule.Many of our staff looks to us as their primary source of employment; others work with us part time/Per Diem.Join us at Meridian and experience the joy of home care with the support of a company that provides the best in quality care.For immediate consideration, please send over your resume for an immediate response.Job Type: Part-timePay: $60.00 - $85.00 per hourMedical Specialty:* Home HealthWork Location: On the road

Keywords: Meridian Home Health, San Mateo , Physical Therapy Assistant, Other , San Mateo, California

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