Job Description

Physical Therapy Assistant

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of an approved Physical Therapist Assistant Program.

  • Previous clinical experience desirable but not mandatory for this position.

ORGANIZATION:

Reports to the Manager of Rehab Services.

Daily clinical activities are under the direction of the physical therapists.

May be assigned to any Rehab Service Line facility.

AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED:

All ages (birth & above)

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare

  • Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare.

  • Promotes personal and patient safety.

  • Has basic understanding of Relationship-Based Care (RBC) principles, meets expectations outlined in Commitment To My Co-workers, and supports RBC unit action plans.

  • Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.

  • Implements the plan of care and performs treatment using techniques, procedures and devices in a therapeutic and effective manner within the parameters of the plan outlined by the physical therapist.

  • Collaboratively establishes and implements a discharge plan.

  • Maintains patient safety in carrying out all aspects of one's role.

  • Educates patients/caregivers regarding the course of treatment, the proper use of assistive devices and safety.

  • May provide rehabilitation related education and inservice education to other hospital staff.

  • Provides oversight to the Rehab Aides.

  • Documents daily in accordance with department requirements.

  • Attends department staff meetings and participates in process improvement committees.

  • Meets productivity standards of the department.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Company Info

Company Name
Munson Medical Center
Zip/Post Code
49720
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