PTA, Physical Therapist Asst., Home Health

US-CT-Westport
4 weeks ago
Position ID
2017-19749
Category
Physical Therapy Assistant
06880

Overview

 

BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an experienced Physical Therapist Assistant, PTA, for a Full-Time opportunity performing home health visits in New Haven/Fairfield areas. One year prior clinical experience as a licensed PTA is required. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Make home visits to clients throughout Fairfield and New Haven areas
  • Perform diagnostic tests and measurements, such as the mobility/range of joints, transfer status, stability, patterns and appearance of ambulation, strength and endurance of muscles, balance testing, and safety assessments.
  • Develop and implement appropriate individualized care plans, including manual therapeutic exercises, gait training, balance, and other interventions.
  • Continually assess and revise the physical therapy care plan, and participate with nursing in the multidisciplinary care plan, as appropriate.
  • Educate and instruct clients, family members, or other client representatives, in rehabilitative care and activities necessary to promote the client's health, safety, and independent living.
  • Accurately document observations, interventions, and evaluations pertaining to client care management and services provided, utilizing a state-of-the-art touch pad tablet.

Qualifications

  • A current Connecticut Physical Therapist Assistant license.
  • A minimum of one year of recent work experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant.
  • Medicare certified home health experience preferred.
  • Solid computer skills; prior experience with electronic medical records (EMR) preferred.

 

EOE

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Posted Date

10/25/2017

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