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Physical Therapist Assistant - Physician Assistant Job In Danville, Kentucky (KY)

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Job Ref:  130004OF
Industry:  Physician Assistant
City:  Danville
State:  Kentucky (KY)
Employment Type:  Per Diem
Employer:  Amedisys
07/12/2013
Job Description:  Physical Therapy Assistant will care for patients in their homes, build relationships and will share the challenges and triumphs of day-to-day life.

  • Carry out hands-on treatment, implementation and documentation of patient status for home health patients under the direction of the physical therapist (PT)
  • Provide valuable input into the patient's care and care treatment
  • Be provided with a consistent case load
  • Communicate on a regular basis with the Physical Therapist as to the status, progress, and needs of the patient
  • Use the most recent and innovative technology in assessing your patient's needs
  • Gain quality experience in working with a multi-disciplinary team and personal patient interaction
  • Spend more time working with patients and making a significant difference in their lives
  • Have flexibility in your work schedule and autonomy in patient assessments


Qualifications:
  1. On or before December 31, 2009, are licensed, registered or certified as a PTA and met one of the two following requirements: is licensed or otherwise regulated in the state in which practicing; orin states that have no licensure or other regulations, or where licensure does not apply, PTAs havegraduated on or before December 31, 2009, from a 2-year college-level program approved by the APTA or CAPTE; and effective January 1, 2010, those PTAs must have both graduated from a CAPTE approved curriculum and passed a national examination for PTAs.
  2. PTAs may also qualify if they are licensed, registered or certified as a PTA, if applicable and meet requirements in effect before January 1, 2008, that is,they have graduated before January 1, 2008, from a 2 year college level program approved by the APTA; oron or before December 31, 1977, they were licensed or qualified as a PTA and passed a proficiency examination conducted, approved, or sponsored by the U.S. Public Health Service.
  3. Beginning January 1, 2010, a qualified PTA is a person who is licensed as a PTA by the state in which practicing, and graduated from an approved curriculum for PTAs, and passed a national examination for PTAs.
  4. Current CPR certification.
  5. Must be familiar with general use and functions of the computer, such as, user names and password concepts; internet; e-mail; navigation of computer desktop, including starting programs, using files, and windows, effectively use navigation buttons and tool bars; ability to self-manage online HR services and online training programs.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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