Physical Therapist Assistant
Recover Health - La Crosse, WI

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We are seeking an experienced Physical Therapist Assistant to join the Recover Health team! Recover Health emphasizes teamwork, nurturing, and encouragement. We have built an outstanding reputation with clients, caregivers, local physicians, and professional agencies. Our caring tradition has made us a well respected home care provider in the area. Recover Health is a Medicare certified home health care company that allows individuals of all ages the opportunity to remain at their home and live independently

Physical Therapist Assistants will work under the supervision of Physical Therapists in order to help rehabilitate patients. Physical Therapy Assistants will be responsible for assisting in rehabilitation of the patient as well as aiding in day to day activities to maintain a good quality of health for the patient as well as making an effort towards rehabilitation.

JOB PURPOSE The Physical therapist assistant implements and coordinates client physical therapy services that comply with professional therapy standards.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Perform the client’s therapy plan in accordance with agency policy, applicable health standards, and governmental regulations.
  • Coordinate therapy modifications to the client’s plan of care with the Physical Therapist, Director of Nursing and client’s physician.
  • Ensure effective coordination of client home care services through timely completion of required documentation and transfer of pertinent medical data to the clients physician, Director of Nursing, and other caregivers.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive client medical data.
  • Instruct clients, family members, and primary caregivers as needed to insure the maintenance of or acquisition of optimal functioning level for each client.
  • Other responsibilities and duties that may be periodically assigned by the Physical Therapist.
REQUIREMENTS Physical Therapist Assistants must have an associate degree from an accredited program and be able to practice physical therapy per state guidelines. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills as well as organizational and time management skills are required.

TO APPLY To apply for this position or any other position listed on our website please send a resume and cover letter to blackriverfallshr@recoverhealth.org

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Recover Health is a regional for profit organization that provides home care to the Midwest, specifically Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa....