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Physical Therapy Assistant

Part-Time
Part-Time
Palm City
,
LA
GA
FL
spanish-speaking
$
Signing bonus

Please help us provide patients with the best physical therapy experience possible! We are known and trusted for the quality of our home health care services. Here’s your chance to be a part of our dynamic team! We are currently seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant. We offer workable schedules, competitive pay, excellent benefits, and advanced technology such as user-friendly smartphones and tablets. Every day, we make a difference in patients’ lives, and as a team member, so will you. Apply today!

Responsibilities

As a Physical Therapy Assistant, you will provide physical therapy services under the direction of the Physical Therapist and according to the physician’s plan of care. You will be responsible for following all privacy policies and maintaining the confidentiality of protected healthcare information (PHI).

  • Treating patients to relieve pain, develop or restore function, and maintain maximum performance
  • Directing and aiding patients in active and passive therapeutic exercises, muscle reeducation, gait, and functional training, transfer activities, and prosthetic training
  • Utilizing physical agents, including, but not limited to, heat, cold, water, light, electricity, ultrasound, and massage
  • Observing and reporting to the Physical Therapist and the Organization personnel the patient’s reaction to treatment and any changes in the patient’s condition
  • Instructing patients in care and use of wheelchairs, braces, crutches, canes, and prosthetic or orthotic devices
  • Maintaining necessary records, including clinical notes and conference notes, and incorporating those into the patient’s clinical history in prescribed time frames
  • Participating in Organization Home Care Team Members meetings and Organization In-service Education Program

Requirements

Are you ready to advance your career with an industry leader? Here’s what you’ll need to qualify for this exciting opportunity! In return for you skilled physical therapy services, we offer you the support you need to build a rewarding career.

  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy assistant program with either an associate’s degree in science or applied science approved by the American Physical Therapy Association, Inc.
  • Current certification or license as required by state law
  • 1-year experience in physical therapy under the supervision of a Physical Therapist, preferred
  • Current CPR certification
  • Valid driver’s license for the agency’s state of operation or surrounding area with appropriate auto insurance
  • Ability to perform overnight travel
  • Ability to function efficiently in a stressful work environment

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