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Req. No

193164

Job Title

Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant - Jacksonville

Market

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances

Category

Rehabilitation Services

Facility

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital Jacksonville

Address

2026 South Jackson
Jacksonville, TX  75766
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Type

PRN

Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant - Jacksonville Job in Jacksonville

Job Description

Summary:

Performs treatments and provides exercise instruction and demonstration for patients. Assists the Physical Therapist during patient testing, evaluations and complex procedures. Carries out a program of corrective exercise and treatment for assigned patients, as determined by evaluation by a Physical Therapist.

Responsibilities:

  • Able to independently deliver a treatment plan that addresses identified problem(s), deficits and discharge needs and assists with decreasing LOS
  • Actively seeks out a diagnosis mix to facilitate ability to independently treat throughout the facility
  • Demonstrates skilled expertise when monitoring patients during treatment
  • Able to apply reasoning and judgment to skilled observations and reports adverse reactions to physician, supervising PT and/or nursing
  • Reports findings to supervising PT and solicits their involvement when needed
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of the use of modalities and their contraindications
  • Actively seeks research based treatments and applies to daily treatment
  • Knowledgeable of available wound care supplies, current protocols and

Requirements:

  • Associate Degree
  • LPTA License in the state of employment
  • BLS

Work Type:

Per Diem As Needed


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Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant - Jacksonville