Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
6/14/2019
Job Category:
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapist Assistant- Full-Time
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Amedisys | Williamsburg, VA
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Job Description

What You Will Do:

As a home health physical therapist assistant, you will provide one on one therapeutic treatment and care to patients in their home using a comprehensive and patient specific care plan. You will work in tandem with a full team of healthcare professionals including physical therapists, nurses, other therapists and aides. You will have the quality time with the home care patient to promote their health and facilitate independence in their home.

* Collaborate with the physical therapist in assisting the physician in assessing the patient's functional level by applying appropriate tests. Assist in the development and revision of the Plan of Care
* Treat patients to relieve pain, develop and restore function and maintain maximum performance using appropriate physical therapy treatments, modalities and procedures as stated in the physical therapy Plan of Care
* Observe, record and report the patient's response to treatment and any changes in patients condition to the physical therapist and/or director
* Cooperatively utilize varied solutions to educate and promote the health and independence of the patient which includes instruction in the use of prosthetic and orthotic devices and durable medical equipment, as appropriate
* Assess, monitor, document and report progress of patient's health and condition using required documents, reports and established timelines
* Actively participate in patient care conferences to ensure coordination of patient care

Required:

* Current and unencumbered license to practice as a physical therapist assistant specific to the state the therapist is assigned to work by the Company
* Current CPR certification
* Valid Driver's License and reliable transportation and agency required liability insurance to perform home visits

Preferred:

* One (1 ) year of therapy experience with adults, specifically, the geriatric patient population

About Amedisys

Why Join the Amedisys Family?
We are a growing company that values and rewards our team members, recognizes your special skills and experience and offers opportunities for growth. Join more than 14,000 team members who help change lives every day and share a mission of delivering high quality home health, hospice and private duty care at home.
 
Culture of teamwork:
Shine on your own, with the support of a multi-disciplinary team
 
Ongoing support:
Continuing education, training, tuition assistance and more
 
Clinical distinction:
High-level clinical services with outstanding outcomes
 
Advancement:
Goal planning and opportunities to develop skills for higher level positions
 
Healthcare leader:

Progressive, stable company with 30 years of experience in delivering care at home

If you’re looking for a home where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.