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Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: Northern Arizona Home Health
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

We are hiring a Physical Therapist Assistant.
At Northern Arizona Home Health, part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the---meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families,---each other, and the communities we serve-it truly is all about helping people.---You can find a home for your career here.--------- - -
---As a---Physical Therapy Assistant, you can expect:--- - -


  • ---the ability to build in-person trusted therapist-patient relationships--- -
  • ---continuing education and tuition reimbursement opportunities -
  • ---independence and autonomy--- -
  • ---career growth possibilities--- - -

    ---Give your passion to serve others and your drive for better, more advanced quality healthcare.--- -
    The Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) performs treatment and provides exercise instruction and patient education aimed at improving/enhancing the patient's well-being while following the established plan of care.Under the supervision of a Physical Therapist, is at all times responsible to follow all state specific laws governing the provision of physical therapy in home care, to follow the treatment set only as defined by the Physical Therapist; to perform only those procedures that he/she is qualified and trained to perform and to make all recommendations for changes in the plan of care to the supervising Physical Therapist.Following the plan of care, instructs and aids patients in evidence based treatment within the scope of the physical therapy assistant and according to the state laws governing physical therapy assistants.Observes, records, and reports to the supervising PT, the nurse supervisor, and/or the physician the patient's response to treatment and changes in the patient's condition. Coordinates care with the other members of the healthcare team as appropriate.Instructs patient, family, caregiver, and other members of the health care team in the areas of therapy within the scope of the physical therapy assistant.Visits patients within the entire service area of their respective agency and other nearby LHC agencies as needed -
    License Requirements
    • Current licensed, registered, or certified to assist in the practice of physical therapy in state -of practice.
    • Current CPR certification -is required.
    • Current driver's license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle.
    • AZ: Must have 2,000 hours of experience under onsite supervision post certification prior to working in -home health.

Keywords: Northern Arizona Home Health, Flagstaff , Physical Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Flagstaff, Arizona

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