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Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: Willcare
Location: Jamestown
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

We are hiring for a full-time Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant to join our team at Willcare in Jamestown!
Compensations for full-time based on experience, skillset, and types of cases seen. Minimum starting salary averages around $52,000 per year. Please ask recruiter for more details!
At Willcare, a part of LHC Group, -we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serve-it truly is all about helping people.
We strive to offer benefits that reward the whole you!
As a Physical Therapy Assistant, you can expect: -

  • employee wellness programs -
  • flexibility for true work-life balance
  • holidays & paid time off
  • continuing education & career growth opportunities -
  • company-wide support & resources to help you achieve your goals

    Take your career to a new level of caring. Apply today!

    The Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA, LPTA) performs treatment and provides exercise instruction and patient education aimed at improving/enhancing the patient's well-being while following the established plan of care. -

    • Responsible for following all state specific laws governing the provision of physical therapy in home care, to follow the treatment set only as defined by the supervising PT; to perform only those procedures that he/she is qualified and trained to perform and to make all recommendations for changes in the plan of care to the supervising Physical Therapist. -
    • Instructs and aids patients in active and passive exercise, muscle re-education, gait, functional, ADL, transfer, safety, and prosthetic training. -
    • Observes, records, and reports to the supervising PT, the nurse supervisor, and/or the physician the patient's response to treatment and changes in the patient's condition. Coordinates care with the other members of the healthcare team as appropriate. -
    • Instructs patient, family, caregiver, and other members of the health care team in the areas of therapy within the scope of the physical therapy assistant. -

      License Requirements

      • Current licensed, registered, or certified to assist in the practice of physical therapy in state -of NY
      • Current CPR certification
      • Current driver's license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or -public transportation
      • Two years direct clinical -experience

Keywords: Willcare, Erie , Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Jamestown, Pennsylvania

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