Physical Therapist Assistant (Part Time or Full Time) with current Florida License

FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Center of Tallahassee - Tallahassee, FL (30+ days ago)

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” - Aristotle “Nobody cares what you know until they know how much you care.” - John Maxwell
FYZICAL, the fastest growing physical therapy company in America, is setting a new benchmark for the highest level of care.

With locations across the country, our market is exploding with opportunities.

From cutting edge sports medicine and orthopedics, to vestibular and balance retraining, we are the company to accelerate your professional growth. State of the art equipment includes world class ceiling mounted railing system, infrared video goggles, and proprietary wellness exam technology.

Our rapid growth is continually creating leadership opportunities. Competitive salary, lucrative performance based bonus plans, and extensive mentorship, training and continuing education are provided.

We are currently seeking a Full Time/Part Time Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (Florida Licensed).

It's time to be excited about your future.

Job Description: Administers physical therapy treatments to patients, working under direction of and as an assistant to Physical Therapist, by performing the following duties. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Provides patient care in accordance with established protocols and patient care guidelines. Responsible for conduct that is in accordance with FYZICAL’s values statement and social contract. Responsible for a firm understanding and the implementation of our behavioral model (ARC) at all times while practicing. Responsible for timely documentation, including but not limited to daily notes, weekly workers compensation reports, progress reports, and incident reports. Responsible for assuring that patients are treated promptly in accordance with their scheduled appointments. Responsible for conveying to patients the importance of complying with established plans of care including home exercis e programs and minimizing cancellations and no show of appointments. This is tracked independently with the expectation of achieving at 90% appointment kept rate. Responsible for the provision of comprehensive patient care, administers active and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, and heat, light, sound, water, and electrical modality treatment such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, ultraviolet, infrared, and hot and cold packs.Administers traction to relieve neck and back pain. Instructs, motivates, and assists patients to learn and improve functional activities such as per ambulation, transfer, ambulation, and daily living activities. Observes patients during treatments and compiles data on patients’ responses to treatments and progress and reports orally or in writing to Physical Therapist. Fits patients for, adjusts, and trains patients in use and care of orthopedic braces, prostheses, and supportive devices such as crutches, canes, walkers, and wheelchairs.Confers with members of physical therapy staff and other health team members, individually and in conference, to exchange, discuss, and evaluate patient information for planning, modifying, and coordinating treatment programs. Gives orientation to new Physical Therapist Assistants and directs and gives instructions to Rehab Techs. Performs clerical duties such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, answering telephone calls, taking messages, and filling out forms. Measures patient’s range-of-joint motion, length and girth of body parts, and vital signs to determine effects of specific treatments or to assist Physical Therapist to compile data for patient evaluations. Monitors treatment administered by Rehab Techs.