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Company: Prisma Health
Location: Columbia, SC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


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Job Summary

Provides physical therapy treatment under the direction of a Registered Physical Therapist. Provides patient/family education, completes documentation of patient treatments, charges, and other information as needed. Collaborates with an interdisciplinary team in the implementation of the patient's individualized plan of care


* Implements and manages a specific and comprehensive treatment plan.

   -Works under the supervision of a registered physical therapist in delivering patient treatment.

   -Demonstrates advanced skills in administering physical therapy procedures.

   -Assesses patient response to treatment, modifying when appropriate with input from the supervising therapist.

   -Demonstrates awareness and use of proper safety measures regarding patient, others in the treatment area, and   


   -Interacts regularly with others involved in the patient's care to incorporate an interdisciplinary treatment approach

    for quality, coordinated care.  55%

* Complies with departmental policies for documentation

   -Documents all aspects of assessment, planning, treatment, and discharge in the medical record (and in the working

    PT chart) in a timely, legible manner.

   -Long-term and short-term goals are measurable and achievable within a specified amount of time.

   -Daily treatment records are noted in the working PT chart on a daily basis and are clear and professional in their   


   -Obtains necessary evaluations and re-evaluations in a timely manner.  15%

* Participates in patient discharge preparations.

   -Provides Case Managers with appropriate DME referrals in an adequate amount of time in which the Case Manager

    is able to secure the equipment for the patient prior to D/C from BEH.

   -Provides information regarding follow-up services which may include a referral to other community resources.  5%

* Actively participates in patient and family education process.

   -Provides education and training to patients, families, and caregivers regarding diagnoses, progress, long-term      

    functional outcomes.

   -Documents patient/family education appropriately

   -Supports and provides educational material to patients/families for support groups as well as community               

    resources.  5%

* Productivity

   -Strives to meet department productivity standards.

   -Assists with coverage on other units when caseload permits and when multiple caseloads may be modified easily

    to permit one person to assist with coverage in another area.

   -Complies with established standards of efficient patient scheduling to maintain appropriate levels of productivity

    when covering the inpatient unit.  5%

* Hospital, Department, and Team Responsibilities

   -Attends staff meetings, team meetings, and mandatory in-services as scheduled.

   -Completes mandatory hospital training annually and in a timely manner.

   -Completes TB test procedures by the end of the employee's birth month.

   -Completes assignments in a timely and thorough manner.

   -Assists with care and maintenance of departmental equipment and supplies.

   -May be requested to help with routine clean up duties at day's end as needed.

   -Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety,            

    environmental and infection control standards. Supervision of tech if needed.  10%

* Achieves annual goals  5%

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive. Minimum Education

Associate's Degree- Graduate of APTA Accredited Physical Therapy Assistant Program

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses LPTA LIC PHY THERAPY ASSISTANT - CPTA

Work Shift

Day (United States of America)


Forest Drive


1510 Richland Hospital


15447370 Physical Therapy

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

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