Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) - Home Health - PRN

Job Description

Division: Home Health

Are you in search of a new career opportunity where you are the connection? 

 

Encompass Health is growing and we are seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant to join our dynamic Home Health team.

 

At Encompass Health, we believe integrated care delivery for post-acute services across the healthcare continuum is critical to achieving the best outcomes for patients.  We can provide a seamless transition of care between inpatient and home-based care that adapts fluidly and helps our patients get back to their lives.

 

We are stronger together and empower our therapists to be the connection by fostering a positive culture of inclusivity and collaboration.

 

Consistently ranked as a top Best-Place-To-Work in the communities we serve, we maintain a workplace that is stable, ethical, and supportive to you so that meaningful, measurable differences can be made in the lives of our patients.  Ever-mindful of the need for employees to care for themselves and their families, Encompass Health offers benefits that encourage lifestyle choices that keep you healthy and happy. Subject to employee eligibility, some benefits, tools, and resources include:

  • State-of-the-art resources and tools for secure, compliant, reliable and organized communication between patients and their care team 
  • Generous Paid Time Off plans for full-time employees.
  • Web-based education and online instruction to increase knowledge and competency.
  • Scholarship program for employees and their children.
  • Matching 401(k) plan.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans for medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Electronic medical records & mobile devices for all clinicians.
  • Incentivized bonus plan.

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EOE

Responsibilities

At Encompass Health, our Home Health Physical Therapy Assistants work under the direction of our Physical Therapists to treat patients with physical impairments through the use of physical modalities.

 

The goal is to assist persons who are physically challenged to improve mobility and function, independent self-care, other skills necessary for functioning in daily living. 

 

Specialty Programs include Balance and Fall Prevention, Spine Safety, Total Hip and Knee Replacement Program, and Total Shoulder Replacement Program. 

Qualifications

  • Be currently licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant - PTA in the state of employment.
  • A minimum of one year of clinical experience is preferred.
  • A minimum of one year of home health experience is preferred.
  • Drivers License and auto insurance required.