Physical Therapy Assistant will care for patients in their homes, build relationships and will share the challenges and triumphs of day-to-day life.
Carry out hands-on treatment, implementation and documentation of patient status for home health patients under the direction of the physical therapist (PT)
Provide valuable input into the patient’s care and care treatment
Be provided with a consistent case load
Communicate on a regular basis with the Physical Therapist as to the status, progress, and needs of the patient
Use the most recent and innovative technology in assessing your patient’s needs
Gain quality experience in working with a multi-disciplinary team and personal patient interaction
Spend more time working with patients and making a significant difference in their lives
Have flexibility in your work schedule and autonomy in patient assessments
On or before December 31, 2009, are licensed, registered or certified as a PTA and met one of the two following requirements: is licensed or otherwise regulated in the state in which practicing; or in states that have no licensure or other regulations, or where licensure does not apply, PTAs have graduated on or before December 31, 2009, from a 2-year college-level program approved by the APTA or CAPTE; and effective January 1, 2010, those PTAs must have both graduated from a CAPTE approved curriculum and passed a national examination for PTAs.
PTAs may also qualify if they are licensed, registered or certified as a PTA, if applicable and meet requirements in effect before January 1, 2008, that is, they have graduated before January 1, 2008, from a 2 year college level program approved by the APTA; or on or before December 31, 1977, they were licensed or qualified as a PTA and passed a proficiency examination conducted, approved, or sponsored by the U.S. Public Health Service.
Beginning January 1, 2010, a qualified PTA is a person who is licensed as a PTA by the state in which practicing, and graduated from an approved curriculum for PTAs, and passed a national examination for PTAs.
Current CPR certification.
Must be familiar with general use and functions of the computer, such as, user names and password concepts; internet; e-mail; navigation of computer desktop, including starting programs, using files, and windows, effectively use navigation buttons and tool bars; ability to self-manage online HR services and online training programs.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.
Amedisys' philosophy, "Taking care of your loved ones as we would our own," has guided our growth into one of the nation’s leading home health and hospice care organizations. With Amedisys, you’ll be part of a culture focused on delivering the care that’s best for our patients, whether that is home-based recovery and rehabilitation after an operation, care empowering them to manage a chronic disease, palliative care for those with a terminal illness, or hospice care at the end of life.
The health care industry is changing; at Amedisys we’re developing a new model of care that not only reduces preventable hospital readmissions and saves money, but provides convenience, compassion and customized service for every patient. We believe we can do that by focusing on quality care, improving technology and efficiency, and hiring employees who care not just with their hands and head, but also with their heart.
Our people are our business; Amedisys invests in you throughout your career with industry-leading educational benefits, including free clinical continuing education and tuition assistance. And our career ladders program lets you map out your professional development and advancement opportunities, helping you build a career, not just a job.
We offer competitive salaries and one of the best benefit packages in the industry:
401 (K) plan with employer-matching contribution available for all employees
Health, dental, vision insurance
Flexible spending accounts and wellness discount program
Paid time off and 8 paid holidays
Employee Stock Purchase Plan available to full and part-time employees
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition reimbursement program
The decision to join the Amedisys team is a decision that is rewarded on a daily basis by the difference we make in the lives of our patients and their families.
Physical Therapy Assistant
Amedisys, Inc. - 21 months ago
Amedisys' philosophy, "Taking care of your loved ones as we would our own," has guided their growth into one of the nation’s...