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Physical Therapy Asst

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Job ID: 218621
Category: Physical/Occupational Therapy
Work Type: FT
Location: Bala Cynwyd, PA, United States
Work Schedule: M-F, Days, Rotating Holidays & Weekends

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

  • To provide physical therapy treatment, under the directions and supervision of a licensed physical therapist, to patients receiving home care services through Penn Medicine at Home (PMAH).

Responsibilities:

  • Receive patient clinical and scheduling information through the supervising PT or team schedulerReview and follow the PT treatment plan and individual patient goals. Be aware of any precautions set forth by the physician or supervising PTCorrectly interpret the instructions for patient treatment set forth by the physical therapist. Appropriately advance the home exercise program and therapeutic activities to improve function.Display compassion and empathy in all patient interactions. Maintain an accurate schedule on the documentation software.Documents all contact with patient/family/payors or referral sources in road notes.Specific knowledge of other therapy disciplines and services provided (occupational, and speech therapy).Demonstrates proficiency in required software systems including road notes and outlook.

Credentials:

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)
  • Car Insurance (Required)
  • Driver's License (Required)
  • Physical Therapy Assistant (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Associate of Science (Required)
  • Education Specialization: CAPTE certified physical therapy assistant program

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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