Regency Healthcare Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)- Brownsville Nursing and Rehab in Texas

The PTA will implement the plan of care as established by the therapist and the physician in a professional, competent manner, upholding excellence with quality of care. The Therapy Assistant will communicate with facility staff and provide support to the facility through training and in-services as needed.

  1. Screen all residents in facility on a quarterly basis to identify those who have

experienced declines in their functional abilities and determine if therapy

intervention is indicated.

  1. Carry out treatment program according to plan of care in consultation with

therapist.

  1. Identify need for modification of treatment plan and consult with therapist.

  2. Monitor and report resident performance and progress to therapist.

  3. Assist therapist in re-assessment of patients by gathering and reporting patient

progress to help therapist determine the need for continuation or

discontinuation of services.

  1. Assist therapist in discharge planning.

  2. Educate staff, families and caregivers as indicated.

  3. Identify needs for program development and implement programs according to

company policies and procedures.

  1. Identify equipment needs of the therapy department and order equipment

according to company policy and procedure.

  1. Complete all required documentation according to guidelines specified in the

documentation manual.

  1. Coordinate in-services for facility staff as need is determined to ensure safe

and effective carryover of maintenance/restorative programs and overall care of

the residents.

  1. Attend all facility-required meetings.

  2. Supervise therapy techs as set forth in PT/OT/ST state regulations.

Must maintain active Texas state licensure for his/her current position.

ID: 2017-3160

External Company Name: Regency

External Company URL: www.regencyhealthcare.com