University Hospitals Home Care Services (UHHCS) is one of the largest home health agencies inOhio.UHHCS is Medicare certified, JCAHO accredited and has been the recipient of national recognition as one of the top agencies in the country (Home Care Elite) for three years in a row.Working with UHHCS gives patients access to a comprehensive and integrated array of home health services, including sterile IV and injectable pharmacy, nursing, rehabilitation, social work, nutrition and daily living assistance.Integrating the services patients need in the home through a single provider produces superior clinical outcomes and customer satisfaction as well as streamlined access to care.UH Home Care's quality initiatives and standards of care are consistent with and integrated into those adopted by University Hospitals.
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, re-enforce and correct pathology to promote and/or maintain good health. Essential duties include: 1. Performs effective treatment techniques in a competent manner 2. Educates patient/family/caregiver in applicable treatment and prevention 3. Participates in the discharge planning process 4. Performs other department activities such as, but not limited to documentation, billing, support of department operations, etc.
Position Requirements:1. Minimumtwo years of physical therapy assistant experience in a hospital setting required. 2. Requires treatment skills necessary to provide Physical Therapy appropriate to the developmental and chronological age of patients on caseloadObjectivity, 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
Education Requirements:Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program (or under State of Ohio Grandfather clause)
License Requirements:Licensed by the State of Ohio as Physical Therapist Assistant or awaiting Ohio Licensure in status of Licensure Applicant
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