Physical Therapy Assistant in Austin, TX at Health at Home

Date Posted: 3/31/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/31/2017

Job Description

Physical Therapy Assistant (Home Health Care) Help us provide patients with the best physical therapy experience possible! At US CareNet, we are known and trusted for our quality 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 the lives of patients, and as a member of our team, so will you. Apply today! Physical Therapy Assistant (Home Health Care) Job 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). Physical Therapy Assistant responsibilities include: • 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 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, which will be incorporated into the patient’s clinical record in prescribed time frames • Participating in Organization Home Care Team Members meetings and Organization In-service Education Program Physical Therapy Assistant (Home Health Care) In return for you skilled physical therapy services, we offer you the support you need to build a rewarding career. Are you ready to advance your career with an industry leader? Here’s what you’ll need to qualify for this exciting opportunity! Physical Therapy Assistant requirements: • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy assistant program with either an associate’s degree in science or applied science that is approved by 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 state of operation or surrounding area with appropriate auto insurance • Ability to perform overnight travel • Ability to function efficiently in a stressful work environment Physical Therapy Assistant (Home Health Care) Benefits: At US CareNet, we care about our employees as much as we care about our patients. As one of our employees, our strong commitment means you will have the resources and support you need to achieve success. We are proud to offer competitive pay as well as the following benefits to eligible employees: • Healthcare, dental, vision • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) • Short-term Disability / Long-term Disability • 401(k) • Paid time off • CEU Reimbursement Allowance Program • Employee Referral Award Program Physical Therapy Assistant (Home Health Care) Why US CareNet? MORE opportunity. MORE Support. MORE one-on-one patient contact. Apply Today!

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