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Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: DFW Home Health
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

We are hiring for a full-time Physical Therapy Assistant in the South Dallas area.
Salary based on full-time employment and max productivity: $60000 to $70000 per year
At DFW Home Health, a 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, LPTA) -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.

    • Responsible for following all state specific laws governing the provision of physical therapy in home care, to follow the treatment set only as defined by the supervising PT; 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.
    • Instructs and aids patients in active and passive exercise, muscle re-education, gait, functional, ADL, transfer, safety, and prosthetic training.
    • 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.

      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 or -public transportation.

        Additional State Requirements

        • TX: Must have one (1) year of experience as a -licensed PTA.

Keywords: DFW Home Health, Dallas , Physical Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Lancaster, Texas

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