Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant - West Orange, NJ
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West Orange, NJ 
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Job Description

We are hiring for a full-time licensed Physical Therapist Assistant/PTA to join our team at Patient Care in West Orange, NJ! 
 

This position covers the East Orange, South Orange, West Orange, Orange, Fairfield, Montclair, Verona, and Caldwell areas. Ask the recruiter about our sign-on bonus!

  

At Patient Care, 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 Therapist Assistant with us, 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. 


 

Responsibilities

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. 



Education and Experience

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.

 

 


Company Overview
LHC Group is committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally other protected characteristic.


Patient Care a part of LHC Group family of providers – the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians, and families nationwide. We deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that supports our patients when and where they need it. From our home health, hospice, and community-based services to inpatient care at our clinics and hospitals, our mission is to reach more patients and families with effective and efficient healthcare. More hospitals, physicians, and families choose LHC Group because we are united by a single shared purpose: It's all about helping people.
Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.

 

Job Summary
Company
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Certification or Vocational
Required Experience
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