Physical Therapy Assistant - Fulltime @ Orthopaedic Specialty Group Pc - Fairfield, CT

Job Overview

8 days ago

Physical Therapy Assistant - Fulltime

Orthopaedic Specialty Group Pc - Fairfield, CT

Key Responsibilities

  • Create an environment that is consistent with the company's values and objectives.
  • Organize daily work schedule to maintain optimal patient care.
  • Understand appropriate state Practice Act and adhere to the laws which govern how Physical Therapy Assistants may practice.
  • Review Company’s Policy & Procedures Manual on (not less than) a yearly basis and adhere to the policies and procedures set forth.
  • Complete Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training on a yearly basis and adhere to standards set forth in OSHA standards and other governmental regulations.
  • Treat patients as recommended by the evaluating and supervising Physical Therapist(s).
  • Maintain ongoing documentation in which goals, progress toward functional goals, and medical necessity are clearly stated.
  • Complete all required documentation (daily notes, charge tickets, etc.) legibly, appropriately and in a timely fashion in order to meet facility, physician and payor deadlines.
  • Maintain open and respectful communication with co-workers, physicians, patients, family members, and third party payors at all times.
  • Attend monthly center meetings to resolve operating issues and attend clinical in-services.
  • Act as a role model and as a resource for peers.
  • Research unfamiliar diagnoses, procedures, and requests as opportunities to provide needed learning experience.
  • Utilize time efficiently and effectively to meet productivity requirements of the facility.
  • Maintain current awareness of general changes in the health care and specific issues affecting the practice of physical therapy.
  • Assist in general maintenance duties around the center, to ensure center is clean and professional looking.
  • Assist in customer service responsibilities including phone answering, patient registration, scheduling, and other general receptionist duties as necessary.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as assigned.

Competencies

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, co-workers and the public.
  • Ability to be objective.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to anticipate organizational and departmental needs.
  • Ability to delegate tasks.
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems.
  • Excellent written verbal and presentation communication skills
  • Ability to extract data from conversations and documents.
  • Working knowledge of basic office procedures and work flow with in a medical practice.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to use a variety of office equipment.
  • Working knowledge of computer databases.

Required Credentials

  • Associate of Science Degree, Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Assistant license required

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