• Physical Therapist Assistant/PTA-Home Health

    Category
    Therapy
    Job ID
    2018-3937
    Type
    Full Time 40
    Location Name
    Signature Healthcare at Home - Salem Home Health
    # of Openings
    1
    Address
    1220 20th Street SE Suite 125
    Days of the week working
    M-F
    City
    Salem
    Time of day and or shift schedule
    8-5
    State
    Oregon
  • Overview

    Now Hiring!

     

    Full-Time Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant/PTA

     

    Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 8 to 5, excellent benefits and pay!

     

    Salem Home Health - 1220 20th Street SE Suite 125 - Salem, Oregon 97302

     

     

    The Physical Therapist Assistant/PTA conducts treatments as assigned by the PT and outlined in the treatment plan to patients in their place of residence.

    Responsibilities

    • Conduct treatments associated with muscle strengthening, coordination, mobility, sensory awareness, sitting and standing, transfer training, balance activities, gait training, range of motion activities and modalities.
    • Monitor patient's response to intervention and consult with the Physical Therapist if modification is required.
    • Train and educate patient, family, and caregivers in the use of assistive devices.
    • Assist the PT in the evaluation process and in identifying short-term and long-term goals and treatment plans.

    Qualifications/Skillsets

    • Graduate of a CAPTE accredited 2 year associate PTA degree program.
    • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a PTA in this state.
    • Current CPR Certification.
    • Minimum 1 year recent work experience as a PTA.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
    • Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients and caregivers.
    • Ability to meet productivity expectations, organize tasks and manage time effectively.
    • Work independently without supervision, and use good judgment in difficult situations.
    • Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.

     

    Please apply on line for this position here:

     

    https://careers-4signatureservice.icims.com

     

     

    Samantha Bennett

    Signature Healthcare at Home – Regional Recruiter
    Tel: 503-607-0614 |C: 971-264-8367 | F: 1-866-415-6242

    SBennett@4signatureservice.com |www.4signatureservice.com

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