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AdventHealth Pediatric Physical Therapy Assistant - AdventHealth Sports Medicine & Rehab - East Orlando in Orlando, Florida

Description

Pediatric Physical Therapy Assistant - AdventHealth Sports Medicine & Rehab - East Orlando

Location Address: 7975 Lake Underhill Road, Suite 300, Orlando, FL 32822

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Sports Medicine & Rehab

  • Commitment to whole-person care, giving you the opportunity to help heal people in mind body and spirit.

  • Fulfilling work with people who treat you like family.

  • Excellent benefits, market-driven wages and career development opportunities.

  • Recognized for the seventh year in a row as a recipient of the Gallup Great Workplace Award as part of the AdventHealth network.

  • Opportunities for advancement as we expand our network across the nation.

  • Be part of a Team of Winning Care that supports Orlando Magic, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Daytona International Speedway, Walt Disney World, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Citrus Sports, Orlando Solar Bears, Lakeland Magic, runDisney and Track Shack.

Work Hours/Shift: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 7:30 am - 6:30 pm at East Orlando, Friday, 7:30 - 6:30 pm at Winter Park Pediatric Clinic

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Based on the findings and goals established by the Physical Therapist evaluation, the Therapist Assistant implements an individualized treatment plan of care utilizing Practice Standards and recommended techniques, insurance guidelines and patient’s needs. Modifies treatment plan as appropriate based upon on-going assessments and consultation with the Physical Therapist.

  • Collects patient data and communicates to the Physical Therapist regarding discharge recommendations when maximum benefit has been achieved and/or according to the standards of practice and payer guidelines.

  • Documents accurately, completely, and timely with legible handwriting. Uses measurable and objective terminology, following standards of practice, insurance guidelines and department /hospital policy and procedures.

  • Charges patients accurately, timely and legibly according to guidelines of the CPT code format, price file and according to insurance guidelines.

  • Utilizes knowledge of growth and development for assigned patient age population. Evaluates for age-appropriate behavior, motor skills and physiological norms of the patient. Interprets data relative to patient age. Modifies approach and communication skills appropriate to the patient served, which may include: Neonate/Infant (birth < 1), Pediatric (1 < 12 yrs), Adolescent (12 < 18 yrs), Adult (18 < 65 yrs) and Geriatric (65 + yrs).

  • Consistently living AdventHealth Services Standards: Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make It Easy, Own It, to ensure that every person, every time has an exceptional experience.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Associate’s degree in Physical Therapy

  • Current valid State of Florida license as a Physical Therapist Assistant.

  • Temporary State of Florida permit as Physical Therapist Assistant*

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

  • Previous experience or clinical rotations in a Pediatric Outpatient setting preferred

Job Summary:

The Physical Therapy/Therapist Assistant provides direct and indirect services to specific age groups in the acute care, inpatient and/or outpatient rehabilitation settings. Utilizes process improvement in achieving the goals of the Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Department. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies, and accrediting bodies. May supervise other Physical Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapist Assistant interns, technical aides and volunteers. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Rehabilitation Services

Organization: AdventHealth Centra Care

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth OP Rehab

Req ID: 21033544

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.