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Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: Sevita
Location: Worcester
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*ACE Medical (a member of the Sevita family) is hiring a Full Time Physical Therapist Assistant for our* *Home Care department.*
A home care physical therapist assistant works under the supervision of a physical therapists who helps treating patients that are suffering from physical disability in a home care environment. These physical disabilities are often due to injury, disease or surgery. Their typical duties and responsibilities include: * Provides direct physical therapy treatment to patients according to instruction of Physical Therapist, and in accordance with the written plan of care.
* Observes patient and reports to Physical Therapist and department personnel the patient's reaction to treatment and any changes in patient's condition.
* Instructs patients, family and/or caregiver in proper techniques to assist patient in achieving maximum level of independence.
* Maintains necessary records, progress notes, and conference notes, which are incorporated into the patient's clinical record within established time frame
* Maintains professional standards, compliance with State, Federal (CMS conditions of participation) and Joint Commission regulations, and infection control protocol by participating in in-services, staff meetings, process improvement teams, continuing education seminars when available, and adhering to the expectations of Sevita Health - standards of care guidelines. Qualifications: * High School Diploma or equivalent.
* One year of experience in a human services or related field.
* Current PTA license in the state of work.
* Good working knowledge of physical therapy equipment and therapeutic exercise treatments.
* Self-motivated and detail-oriented with ability to multi-task.
* Reliable, responsible, and caring nature.
* Commitment to the company's mission and values. Why Join Us?* Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week.
* 401(k) with company match.
* Paid time off and holiday pay.
* Complex work adding value to the organization's mission alongside a great team of co-workers.
* Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities.
*We have meaningful work for you - come join our team -* *apply today!* Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We've made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve. Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets Job Type: Full-time Benefits:
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Home Health
* Self-determined schedule Experience:
* Home Care: 1 year (Required) License/Certification:
* Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant (Required) Work Location: On the road

Keywords: Sevita, Worcester , Physical Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Worcester, Massachusetts

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