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Physical Therapist Assistant PTA Home Care

Company: Banner Health
Location: Greeley
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Greeley, ColoradoDepartment Name: HomeCare Nursing Greeley/EastWork Shift: DayJob Category:Clinical CarePrimary Location Salary Range:$26.29 - $39.44 / hour, based on education & experienceIn accordance with State Pay Transparency Rules.You have a place in the health care industry! - One of the most rewarding ways that we can rehabilitate patients is in their own home. Whether recovering from an acute stay away from home or a short term illness, helping patients learn to navigate the safety challenges that their own home presents is both valuable and rewarding. Home Health is the best way to set patients up for independence and success in their own space, and at the cutting edge of healthcare. - Located just 45 minutes north of Denver, Northern Colorado offers trendy restaurants, a thriving retail sector, and endless cultural amenities. - Between wildflower-filled meadows and spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains, you will find adventures by horse, mountain bike and boat plus, endless hiking trails and world class skiing.As a Banner Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant, you will enjoy working with a group of staff who takes pride in what they do each day! - The clinical and administrative staff focus on the community and the well-being of the patients we serve. - You will also enjoy an autonomous work environment and 1:1 patient care which will allow you to track patients' treatment plan and their progress toward a healthy life! -We offer mileage reimbursement and will provide you a company cell phone and a tablet for documentation in our electronic medical record system (Home Care Home Base).Banner Home Health offers an opportunity to treat patients with a wide variety of clinical conditions and goals- post-op orthopedic patients, neuro rehab, cardiac issues and more. We pride ourselves on integration with the hospital system. - Our therapy team is constantly growing in collaboration and expansion within our Banner network of hospitals and physicians. If you are looking for a variety of clinical treatment settings and personalized care, Banner Home Care is the place for you. - This is a Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm position covering Greeley and surrounding areas, occasional weekend coverage and no holidays required.Banner Home Care provides high-quality, compassionate team of professionals who are specially trained in a variety of fields. The care we provide focuses on assisting patients to achieve an optimum level of health and enhancing the quality of life in the home setting for patients. Our home care services are based on a physician's plan of treatment and designed to manage total care. We also educate patients and families to promote an understanding of the disease process, its prevention and treatment.POSITION SUMMARYThis position is responsible for the administration of physical therapy treatment under the supervision of a Physical Therapist, in accordance with physician referral, state and local organizational standards, regulatory agencies, and established departmental policies and procedures. This position demonstrates the clinical competence and knowledge necessary to provide treatment appropriate to the age of the patients served.CORE FUNCTIONS1. Administers physical therapy treatment according to the plan of care established by the Physical Therapist. Implements individualized treatment plan with consideration to the patient's physical, social, spiritual, cultural, educational and age specific needs. Provides skilled treatment in a safe manner. Monitors ongoing effectiveness of treatment and collaborates with Physical Therapist in modifying the plan of care when indicated. Identifies and prioritizes key limiting factors. Participates in discharge planning. Involves patient and family/caregiver in the treatment and decision making process. Provides ongoing education to physician, nurse, patient, family/caregiver, and interdisciplinary team.2. Demonstrates understanding of scope of practice. Documents communication with supervising Physical Therapist. Communicates any significant change in the patient's physical function, behavior, and/or tolerance to treatment to the supervising Physical Therapist. Makes recommendations to Physical Therapist on additions to or modifications of referring orders. Provides input to the Physical Therapist to modify/update treatment goals so they are functional, measurable, patient related and reflect key limiting factors. Refers patient when treatment requires skills of Physical Therapist.3. Documents according to standards set by the department and regulatory agencies. Completes documentation within the established time frames of the department. Documents innovative and individualized treatment techniques/plan. Documentation reflects comprehensive assessment of patient's progress or lack of progress. Treatment goals are reassessed according to department policies.4. Communicates pertinent patient information to ensure the best possible follow through of care. Communicates treatment results, and patient progress to physicians, nurses, patient, family/caregiver and the interdisciplinary team. Communicates in a clear and timely manner. Defends treatment rationale with standard practices and/or current literature.5. Exhibits adaptability in assignments as it relates to caseload, scheduling, and staffing shifts. Takes initiative to assist in other patient care areas and accepts responsibility for all patient care needs.6. Demonstrates appropriate supervision and delegation of personnel to achieve safe delivery of quality cost effective patient care. Supervision and delegation of the Therapy Technician and PTA student complies with department policies and regulatory agencies. Participates in the training and orientation of new personnel. Assures competency of personnel, prior to delegation of task.7. Department operational activities. Attends required department staff meetings and/or follows up to obtain pertinent information. Participates in department/facility process improvement. Meets productivity standards set by the department.8. This position has responsibility for interacting with all levels of staff in a variety of departments, physicians, patients, families, and external contacts such as employees of other health care institutions, community providers and agencies concerning the health care of the patient. Also interacts with the physician offices in order to report, requires or clarify information.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMust have graduated from Physical Therapy Assistant program accredited by APTA, or equivalent.Must possess a current Physical Therapy Assistant license from the state seeking practice if required. BLS certification required.Relates throughout the interview process their clinical competency, experience, training and education they have received that is required to perform the job.Patient care equipment, and therapeutic modalities. Copier, multi-line/multi-feature telephone, fax machine, computer, pager, and miscellaneous office equipment. Employees working for Banner Home Care/Hospice or Boswell Skilled Nursing Facility must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSFor Banner Registry and Travel positions a minimum of one year experience working as a Therapy Asst is preferred.Additional related education and/or experience preferred.Anticipated Closing Window (actual close date may be sooner):2024-08-28EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/VeteransOur organization supports a drug-free work environment.Privacy Policy

Keywords: Banner Health, Greeley , Physical Therapist Assistant PTA Home Care, Healthcare , Greeley, Colorado

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