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PTA (Physical Therapy Assistant) Miami-Dade

Company: Medi-Nurse Home Care
Location: Miami
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Themission of Medi-Nurse is to provide our patients with superior, comprehensive services that improve their quality of life and satisfy their needs; to provide employees with meaningful work and advancement opportunities; and to provide investors with a satisfying rate of return.We are looking for a reliable PTA for Broward area to provide services on an intermittent basis to patients in their homes under direction from the Registered Physical Therapist/Director of Clinical Services. Some of the Responsibilities: Assist in evaluation and development of a rehabilitative plan of care and in periodic re-evaluation as required. Participate in the preparation of clinical and daily progress notes, all notes are reviewed by the PT and submitted within 72 hours, also prepare periodic summary reports. Perform routine strengthening and therapeutic exercises and assists the patient with the use of self-help devices. Educate the patient and family and assists in teaching exercise programs to the patient and family. Identify possible ineffective drug therapy or adverse reactions, significant side effects, drug allergies, and contra-indicated medication and reports same to the PT. Observe and record activities and findings in the clinical record and reports to the PT and the physician the patient's reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient's condition. Consult with PT regarding the outcome of home visits and reports physical findings in written form. Assist in evaluation and development of the rehabilitative plan of care and in periodic re-evaluation as indicated. Inform other health team personnel including, as appropriate, Home Health Aides, as well as family members with respect to certain phases of physical therapy, so that they may work with the patient. Attend rehabilitation department staff meetings and case conferences. Participate with staff, patients, and physicians in discharge activities and assists the Physical Therapist in completing the Physical Therapy Discharge Summary. Confirm, on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the Supervisor/Director of in order to coordinate Agency visits. Assume responsibility for self-development by continually striving to improve his/her health care knowledge through educational programs, attendance at workshops and conferences, active participation in professional and related organizations and individual research and reading. Assume other duties deemed appropriate and necessary by the PT and as designated by Registered Nurse Case Management and the Nursing Supervisor.

Keywords: Medi-Nurse Home Care, Miami , PTA (Physical Therapy Assistant) Miami-Dade, Healthcare , Miami, Florida

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