at MaineHealth in Norway, Maine, United States
The Physical Therapist Assistant administers physical therapy treatments to patients, working under direction of and as assistant to Physical Therapist. Primarily outpatient position with some inpatient float.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Education: Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program.
License/Certifications: Must be licensed as a Physical Therapy Assistant. Current BCLS required.
Experience: Prior experience working in a hospital, nursing home or outpatient Physical Therapy Department is preferred.
Knowledge of chart/medical record documentation and terminology requirements and federal/state laws related to release of health care information
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other members of the healthcare team
Skill in time management, problem solving, multitasking, prioritizing and medical care coordination
Ability to respond the changing workload based on patient census and to direct, supervise and evaluate care in order to individualize therapy care provided to patients
Ability to maintain professional manner even under stressful situations
Proficient computer skills
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