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University Hospitals Health System Physical Therapist Assistant Home Care Cuyahoga county in Warrensville Heights, Ohio

DescriptionPTA for Home Care in Cuyahoga County including city of Cleveland. Assists the Physical Therapist in administering the Physical Therapy program to facilitate the rehabilitation of people with physical and or psychosocial disabilities. The Physical Therapist Assistant works with the patients administering selected activities, treatments to restore, reenforce and correct pathology to promote and or maintain good health. Essential duties include Performs effective treatment techniques in a competent manner. Educates patient, family, caregiver in applicable treatment and prevention. Participates in the discharge planning process. Performs other department activities such as, but not limited to documentation, billing, support of department operations, etc. Requires treatment skills necessary to provide Physical Therapy appropriate to the developmental and chronological age of patients on caseload. Objectivity, good time management and interpersonal skills. Must be physically, cognitively and perceptually able to provide patient treatment and able to assist in physical mobility of patients and equipment.QualificationsPosition Requirements:Requires treatment skills necessary to provide Physical Therapy appropriate to the developmental and chronological age of patients on caseload. Objectivity, good time management and interpersonal skills. Must be physically, cognitively and perceptually able to provide patient treatment and able to assist in physical mobility of patients and equipment.Educational Requirements:Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program.License Requirements:Licensed by the State of Ohio to practice as a Physical Therapy Assistant.Previous home care expierence preferred.Willingness to provide coverage in Cuyahoga county including the city of Cleveland.Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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