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Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: Amedisys
Location: Kennewick
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview

Full - time days

Are 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-$58.00 Enjoy many perks and benefits
    • A 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 you
      • Community-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 caregiver

        Why Amedisys

        Amedisys 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.

        Responsibilities
        • Responsible for overall organization and financial management of the care center.
        • Ensures the enhancement of business development, and continuous improvement of care center efficiency and fiscal success.
        • Provides supervision to the clinical manager(s) who ensure the delivery of quality care to patients.
        • Maintains the image of the care center in the community, as well as state and national organizations.
        • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications

          Requirements
          • Current 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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