Therapist / Physical Therapist Assistant Job in San Andreas, California / Skilled Nursing Facility
Company: Brighton Rehabilitation
Location: San Andreas
Posted on: May 13, 2022
The Physical Therapy Assistant for Brighton Rehabilitation
("Brighton") is responsible for providing quality Physical Therapy
services to patients and contract facilities. This includes
treatment, provision of education, appropriate documentation, and
patient/family communication for the purpose of assisting the
patients achieve optimal functional level and quality of life in an
interdisciplinary rehabilitation setting. The Physical Therapist
Assistant reports directly to the supervising licensed therapist
and the Director of Rehabilitation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Quality Patient Care
Provide Quality Patient Care
a. - - - - - -Participate in screening individuals in compliance
with policy and procedure.
b. - - - - - -Ensure plan of treatment is developed and initiated
by the attending physical therapist.
c. - - - - - -Obtain and communicate the appropriate data necessary
for the attending physical therapist to engage in treatment
planning and the development of appropriate goals.
d. - - - - - -Maintain documentation according to Brighton's policy
and procedure for content and timeliness.
e. - - - - - -Respond pro-actively to the needs of the assigned
2. Direct Patient Care
a. - - - - - -Adhere to Physical Therapy Department policies and
procedures regarding the treatment of patients referred to the
b. - - - - - -Adhere to established short term goals, long term
goals, and treatment plan for each patient.
c. - - - - - -Administer individual or group therapy services as
outlined in the treatment plan and approved by the attending
d. - - - - - -As directed, supervise physical therapy assistant
e. - - - - - -Monitor the patient during all phases of treatment
and supervise the use of specialized equipment.
f. - - - - - - Provide specific training in the use, care and/or
application of assistive or orthotic devices to patient, family or
other department staff or team members as appropriate.
g. - - - - - -Inform the family or other team members of the
specific therapy program to ensure maximal carryover of training in
preparation for discharge.
h. - - - - - -Confer informally and formally, as appropriate, at
family and team conferences with other team members in coordinating
the total rehabilitative program of the patient.
i. - - - - - - Establish individual patient schedules in
conjunction with other team members.
j. - - - - - - Record billable treatment times according to
Brighton's procedures and submit required statistics to corporate
k. - - - - - -Participate in FMP training, and discharge planning
3. Indirect Patient Care Activities
a. - - - - - -Complete progress reports on all patients and
communicate to the attending Physical Therapist.
b. - - - - - -Ensure all Brighton's required documentation is
completed, including the appropriate signatures, on all patients in
a timely manner.
c. - - - - - -As directed, assists in the orientation - - - - - - -
- of Certified Physical Therapy Assistants and Rehab Aides.
d. - - - - - -Ensure continued professional development through
participation in facility in-services and outside continuing
education programs; shares knowledge and technical skills with
other team members.
e. - - - - - -Attend and participate in professional staff meetings
and in-services; attends and participates in family and team
f. - - - - - - As directed, participate in department program
g. - - - - - -Assists in maintaining adequate levels of equipment
and in maintaining the therapeutic - - - -area.
h. - - - - - -Demonstrate initiative in assisting other staff
i. - - - - - - Ensure documentation (700, 701, and weekly notes
etc...) are filed in the medical record in a timely manner.
j. - - - - - - Promote Brighton's mission, philosophy, goals, and
directives in a positive and appropriate manner.
k. - - - - - -Perform other duties as required.
Keywords: Brighton Rehabilitation, Stockton , Therapist / Physical Therapist Assistant Job in San Andreas, California / Skilled Nursing Facility, Healthcare , San Andreas, California
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