PTA PRN for Wetzel County HomeCare - LHC Group
At LHC Group we appreciate the value of trained professionals who work within the local community and know their patients. That's why we work with the nurses, therapists and aides who have provided quality care through local hospitals and health care agencies for years. By combining a dynamic, clinically driven operational model, an efficient management team, a high quality hometown medical staff, we are able to offer a comprehensive health care package which puts the patient's needs first.
We have spent years perfecting what we see as the only way to do business in the industry. As a result, patients, their physicians, and family members alike benefit from the simplicity that our expertise brings to the table. Aside from keeping the needs of the patient first, we also keep both the physician and family involved and informed every step of the way. We consider these channels of communication an essential part of who we are.
Our nurses, aides and therapists can deliver non- emergency medical care to homebound patients of all ages who choose to receive quality health care in the comfort of their own homes.
PTA: Assists the supervising therapist and the physician in evaluating the level of function by applying diagnostic and prognostic functional ability tests. Assists the supervising therapist in the modifications to the Plan of Care. Directs and aids patients in active and passive exercise, muscle re-education; as well as gait, functional, ADL, transfer, and prosthetic training. Makes use of ultraviolet and infrared lamps, diathermy, ultrasound, whirlpool, contrast baths, and applies moist packs. Observes, records, and reports to the physician and the supervising therapist the patient's response to treatment and changes in the patient's condition. Instructs patient, significant others, and staff. Is responsible for adhering to all practice standards as they apply to patient care.
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