To provide the PTA student the opportunity to work in an PT setting, under the supervision of an PT or PTA. Students will participate in the supervised delivery of occupational therapy services in a variety of settings, utilizing skills, concepts, techniques, and strategies learned through academic preparation. Opportunities will be provided for the students to synthesize, develop, and apply academic knowledge and entry level practice skills within the fieldwork setting.
Consistently demonstrate professional behavior in the clinical environment in all situations.
Consistently practice in a safe manner that minimizes risk to patient, self, and others in all situations.
Practice in a manner consistent with APTA Code of Ethics, and with legal practice standards.
Appropriately interpret plan of care and deliver physical therapy care with respect to individual and cultural differences.
Maintain appropriate documentation adhering to the policies of the Rehab America.
Communicate effectively verbally and nonverbally, in a professional and timely manner, and with guidance in complex/ambiguous situations.
With guidance from the Clinical Instructor, effectively manage time and resources, and adapt to situational needs.
Can reach, grasp, and manipulate objects, intermittently sit/stand, support, lift, and/or transfer patients and carry equipment and supplies. Medium strength level required.
I have reviewed and discussed the job description and I understand my job duties and responsibilities prior to signing this form. I certify that I can perform the essential functions and attest that I have the qualifications as outlined. I agree services are performed without monetary compensation. I further understand that this position is voluntary, and this company, Rehab America, is “at will” and this opportunity does not in, in any way, grant, imply or create a contract of employment. I also have been explained my position of the company organizational chart and know who my supervisor is.
Employee Signature: ____________________________________ Date: _________________
Manager Signature: ____________________________________ Date: _________________
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