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Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: Amedisys
Location: Kennewick
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

OverviewFull - time daysAre you a highly skilled and compassionate physical therapist assistant (PTA) looking for a rewarding career in homecare? If so, we invite you to join our team at Amedisys, one of the largest and most trusted home health and hospice companies in the U . S.Attractive pay$28.50-$58.00Enjoy many perks and benefitsA full benefits package (with affordable health insurance options).401k with a match.Up to $500 in wellness rewards and up to $1,200 in free healthcare services paid for by Amedisys yearly.Mental health support.Infertility coverage, adoption reimbursement and paid parental leave.Back up child and elder care (at participating locations).Fleet vehicle program (for full-time caregivers meeting certain requirements).Mileage reimbursement.Student loan counseling, tuition reimbursement and refinancing.And more.What's in it for youCommunity-based care centers with a supportive and inclusive work environment.Better work/life balance and increased flexibility compared to other settings.Job stability and the opportunity to advance with a growing company.The opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of patients and their families providing much needed care where they want to be - in their homes.Don't just take it from us - see what our caregivers love about Amedisys"I have worked here just shy of a year and it's the best job I've ever had! We have an awesome team and administration is very supportive. I never felt so appreciated. Your time off is really yours." - Hospice caregiverWhy AmedisysAmedisys is a leading provider of home health, hospice and high-acuity care, dedicated to helping patients and families navigate the complex healthcare system. With a focus on compassionate, patient-centered care, you would be joining a team of professionals committed to improving the lives of those they serve.ResponsibilitiesProvides physical therapy services and interventions under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist and in accordance with the physician approved plan of care.Observes, records and reports the patient's response to treatment and any change in the patient's condition to the supervising PT, physician and other appropriate clinical staff.Provides resources for future needs and promotes wellness and prevention.Includes documentation of supervisory activities in the patient's medical record.Monitors and documents the patient's response to physical therapy intervention.Participates in patient care conferences, in services, chart audit activities, quality improvement activities including OBQI and OBQM and peer-review activities.Maintains confidentiality of information relating to the physical therapist-client relationship.Makes recommendations for follow-up care in coordination with the agency that admitted the patient and utilizes other agency care providers to assist with referrals to community resources.Performs other duties as assigned.QualificationsRequirementsCurrent license to practice as a physical therapy assistant, specific to the state you're assigned to work in.Graduate from an accredited physical therapy assistant educational program as set by the Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).One year related physical therapy experience for PTAs entering home health care to ensure that knowledge and skills are sufficient to safely provide physical therapy services to patients.If less than one year of experience, approval from regional clinical leaders is required as well as appropriate mentoring and/or participating in a residency program.Current CPR certification.Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets and may vary depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills , and experience.Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Keywords: Amedisys, Kennewick , Physical Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Kennewick, Washington

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