Centerwell Physical Therapist Assistant Home Health Per Diem in Tacoma, Washington
The Physical Therapy Assistant 2 provides services that help restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or disease. The Physical Therapy Assistant 2 performs varied activities and moderately complex administrative/operational/customer support assignments. Performs computations. Typically works on semi-routine assignments.
As a Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant , you will:
Administer the physical therapy treatment plan as developed by the Physical Therapist.
Administer non-complex active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, traction heat, light, cold, water, and electrical modalities to patients.
Accurately documents daily, weekly, or monthly records of clients'. Submits clinical paperwork to the office on time each week.
Attend educational meetings and coordinates and contributes to department in-services.
Notify physical therapist or Executive Director of any equipment failures, lack of supplies, staff or client changes, and any other departmental
Schedule clients and performs varied office tasks.
Apply concepts of infection control and universal precautions in performing patient care activities.
Accept clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients.
Promote compliance with all fiscal intermediaries and/or other third-party payors, through education, coaching, and other assistance as necessary.
Associate degree in Physical Therapy from an American Physical Therapy Association.
Current state license to practice Physical Therapy.
Current driver's license. Must have reliable transportation and insurance.
Proof of current CPR certification.
Minimum two years experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant,
Comprehensive knowledge of the physical, emotional, social, and biological changes that occur in the geriatric population.
Self-directed, enthusiastic, and accepts constructive feedback.
Demonstrates good verbal and written communication and organization skills.
Communicates and demonstrates a professional image/attitude for patients, families, clients, coworkers, and others.
Meets mandatory continuing education requirements of Kindred at Home and licensing board. Maintains clinical competency in Physical Therapy practice and theory.
Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel locally.
Able to maintain confidentiality.
Maintains current licensure certifications and meets mandatory continuing education requirements.
Must read, write, and speak fluent English.
Must have good and regular attendance.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
This role requires full COVID-19 vaccination.
Scheduled Weekly Hours
The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time employment at the time of posting in Tacoma, Washington. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay decisions will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.$62,600 - $86,150 per year
Description of Benefits
Humana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, 'Humana') offers benefits for limited term, variable schedule and per diem associates which are designed to support whole-person well-being. Among these benefits, Humana provides paid time off, 401(k) retirement savings plan, employee assistance program, business travel and accident.
Centerwell, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana, complies with all applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. We also provide free language interpreter services. See our full accessibility rights information and language options https://www.partnersinprimarycare.com/accessibility-resources