Physical Therapist Assistant - Floater - Carmel, IN in Carmel, IN at ATI Physical Therapy

Date Posted: 8/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Carmel, IN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/7/2019

Job Description

Basic Summary of Position:

Individual is responsible for assisting in the treatment of patients at various ATI clinics, as assigned, based on clinic need. Overall treatment of patients will include following a plan of care for patients and ongoing treatment with patients through all phases of physical therapy. Physical Therapist Assistant will continually utilize professional communication skills and a team approach. Position requires ensuring every patient receives a unique experience through a comprehensive, thorough, and customized physical therapy regimen with an emphasis on quality care provided in a friendly and encouraging environment.

Essential Functions:

1. Ensure every patient receives a thorough & comprehensive customized physical therapy regimen, while receiving a unique experience

2. Ongoing scheduling of patients to ensure fluid treatment progression.

3. With assistance of Physical Therapist, develop and implement Physical Therapy treatment programs based on each patient's particular needs.

4. Assist patients with all phases of Physical Therapy treatment and techniques to include:

• exercise instruction (both in-clinic and take home instruction)

• manual therapy techniques

• modalities

• activities of daily living

5. Discuss treatment with patients and record patient conditions and responses to treatments in charts

after each visit.

6. Complete daily patient care notes, progress notes, discharge notes and other required forms as requested by treating physicians or insurance, co-signed by Physical Therapist.

7. Provide continuous communication with referring Physicians, Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers regarding patient therapy and equipment.

8. Communicate with Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers regarding re-evaluation findings to continually modify and update treatment programs.

9. Operate and apply knowledge of standard physical therapy equipment.

10. Ensure daily treatment notes for all patients are complete prior to end of day, and reviewed by Physical Therapist.

11. Accurately document treatments rendered in the daily note of the patient chart.

12. Ensure billing amounts on daily note accurately account for total treatment time and treatment provided, prior to submitting for Physical Therapist approval.

13. Ensure all patients are discharged with a positive outcome or have been proactively referred to the next step to address limitations and /or complaints originally presented.

14. Participate in monthly meetings with Clinic Director to review CPM scores and review patient comment surveys.

15. The ability to maintain friendly, cordial relations with all clients and employees

16. The ability to maintain friendly, cordial relations with all clients and employees; maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that results in a positive work relationship with customers, co-workers and managers.

17. Ability to comply with ATI standards of operations

18. Ability to adhere to the Core Values of the Company

Non-Essential Functions:

1. Maintain current knowledge of Physical Therapist Assistant roles and continuing trends in the industry.

2. Attend continuing educational courses to obtain advanced clinical skills.

3. Maintain cleanliness of clinic and treatment areas.

4. Assistance in answering phones and providing intake forms to new patients.

5. Perform other duties as assigned by management

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No direct reports

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Basic Requirements:

Education:

Associates Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant program

  Current License or Certification:

Appropriate state licensure, certification or registration (per state requirements),current, and in good standing

Skills and Abilities:

• Action oriented;

• Approachability;

• Career ambition;

• Comfort around higher management;

• Compassion;

• Composure;

• Conflict management;

• Creativity;

• Integrity and trust;

• Priority setting;

• Problem solving;

• Time management;

• Timely decision making;

• Microsoft Office

• The ability to organize and manage multiple priorities;

• Strong customer orientation;

• Excellent interpersonal and communication (both oral and written) skills;

• Excellent presentation skills;

• Strong team player; and

• Commitment to company values.

  Working Conditions:

Travel Required: Frequent to travel to multiple clinics

Hours Required: As needed to complete the job responsibilities – overtime to be approved by

management