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Home Health Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: West Covina
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description: Under the supervision of the registered physical therapist, administers therapeutic modalities with the use of specialized equipment; instructs the patient and supervises established therapeutic exercise, functional activities, and fits and instructs patients in the use of orthopedic appliances.Essential Functions: - Instruct patients on general health and basic self care procedures.- Review, explain and clarify physician orders with patient or parent.- Instruct patients in use of home equipment. - Apply orthopedic appliances.- Apply and remove dressings. - Follow standard infection control procedures.- Initiate emergency procedures (including CPR) and provide emergency patient treatment.- Lift patients.- Monitor patient vital signs.- Monitor patients for bleeding.- Observe machine monitors.- Prepare and position patients for procedures.- Provide therapeutic patient care as prescribed by a physician.- Observe and monitor patient condition for reactions during and after procedures.- Observe patients using remote monitoring equipment.- Visit assigned patients to observe and record symptoms.- Perform geometric measures and gross muscle testing.- Anesthetize patients with topical or aerosol medication.- Adjust physical therapy treatments as conditions warrant.- Administer physical therapy modalities.- Assist patients with ambulation and exercises.- Conduct group exercise classes.- Evaluate patient's response to physical therapy.- Instruct patients in routine and complex physical therapy exercises.- Interpret and administer prescribed physical therapy treatment.- Perform basic physical therapy.- Interview patients to collect data.- Review patient record for medical information.- Fill out maintenance forms.- Complete patient processing forms (such as CPRs).- Record and chart patient data. Take patient medical and prescription history.- Review patient charts to evaluate patients and identify significant conditions.- Complete forms and records.- Consult with physician concerning test results and alert physicians to test abnormalities.- Issue report on findings.- Perform accurate measurements and calculations on diagnostic test procedures.- Maintain current records of all testing.- Record and maintain patient treatment data, log of procedures, and records of equipment usage.- Prepare periodic workload statistics.- Collect and compile cumulative data and statistics. Pay Grade: 26 Basic Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program with an associate of science degree in physical therapy OR California Examining Committee equivalent. Successful completion of clinical competencies during internship. Current license or license eligible as a Physical Therapy Assistant by the state of California. Primary Location: California,West Covina,West Covina Pkwy. Mental Health Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 08:30 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: B01|SEIU|Local 399 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Specialty: Physical / Occupational Therapy Department: Baldwin Park Med Center - Home Health - 0801 Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, West Covina , Home Health Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, Other , West Covina, California

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