Job: Physical Therapy Assistant NE

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Job Description

Physical Therapist Assistant  (PTA)  performing physical therapy and conducting case management under the direction of a qualified therapist.


(with or without reasonable accomodation)  Our staff love the VNA for its rich history, opportunities for education and professional growth and autonomy that homecare offers.   Our mission at the VNA is to offer patient care supporting optimal well-being, independence and dignity and we are proud to serve the individuals and communities. 



  • Provides consistently high quality of care in accordance with the plan of care and Agency policies. Performs services planned, delegated and supervised by a qualified therapist. Assists in preparing clinical notes and progress reports. Participates in educating the patient and family. Participates in in-service programs maintaining and enhancing therapy skills on an ongoing basis. Provides therapeutic exercise as needed. Relates to family and physician as needed after conferring with the qualified therapist, and maintains a professional demeanor and customer service orientation to clients, peers, and physicians.

  • The procedures may include (but are not limited to): ultrasound treatment, application of heat and cold, massage, gait training, muscle stimulation, assistance and training in cardio-pulmonary exercise, mobilization, assistance and training with ambulation, range of motion exercises, patient transfer, strengthening techniques, electrotherapy, prosthetic training, and adaptive equipment.

  • Documents care in an accurate and timely manner by meeting established deadlines, by communicating regularly with other caregivers regarding case(s) and documenting interdisciplinary communication, and by meeting regulatory agency and pay source requirements.

  • Effectively manages a caseload at least equivalent to the productivity standard established, and regularly communicating with the scheduler regarding caseload status.


Requirements


Graduation from a Physical Therapy Assistant program, accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, or equivalent program. Current CPR certification required.


At least two years of physical therapy assistant experience required. Home health experience preferred.


Full time hourly include benefits with retention bonus!    Great team and great management support.  

 
Visiting Nurse Corporation is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.