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LICENSED PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

Company: Willcare
Location: Jamestown
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe are hiring for a full-time Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant to join our team at Willcare in Jamestown!

Not sure what skills you will need for this opportunity Simply read the full description below to get a complete picture of candidate requirements.
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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