Physical Therapist Assistant - Home Health in Albuquerque, NM at Compassus

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    5/25/2018
  • Job ID:
    2018-05238

Job Description



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“As a Physical Therapist Assistant with Compassus Home Health, my career is both motivating and challenging. I not only rely on my skills and education, but also my imagination.” 

- Glenda, Physical Therapist Assistant


At Compassus, we are dedicated to compassionate care, clinical excellence and providing comfort and support to patients and their families facing the end of life. For many of our team members, this is more than a career — it’s a calling.

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Join our team today as a Physical Therapist Assistant to positively impact the experiences of our patients and families.


Position Summary

The Physical Therapist Assistant – Home Health provides therapeutic treatments and evaluation of patient needs under the direction of the Physical Therapist. As the Physical Therapist Assistant, you will be responsible for implementing treatment goals, plans, and programs identified by the Physical Therapist.


Principal Accountabilities

  • Provide skilled therapeutic interventions designed to meet the patient’s need for: functional skills training, pain reduction, strengthening exercises, balance and coordination exercises, posture training, prosthetic training, cardiovascular rehab
  • Participate in regularly scheduled interdisciplinary team meeting to coordinate the care of the client & family, exchange information and receive staff support and education
  • Instruct the patient and family on home safety and exercise programs
  • Document the care and submit paperwork to update and maintain the client medical record
  • Assist the Physical Therapist to plan for discharge as appropriate

Qualifications

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel to patient homes
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Valid driver’s license and auto liability insurance

Education, Experience, and Certifications

Currently licensed in state of practice.  Minimum one year experience in a home health setting. Valid Physical Therapist Assistant License in state of practice.


Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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