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Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: Amedisys
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Overview FULL TIME DAYS (M-F) BERGEN COUNTY Are you a highly skilled and compassionate physical therapist assistant (PTA) looking for a rewarding career in homecare? If so, we invite you to join our team at Amedisys, one of the largest and most trusted home health and hospice companies in the U . S. Attractive pay $ $60.02 Enjoy many perks and benefits A full benefits package with choice of affordable PPO or HSA medical plans. Paid time off. Up to $1,300 in free healthcare services paid by Amedisys yearly, when enrolled in an Amedisys HSA medical plan. Up to $500 in wellness rewards for completing activities during the year. Use these rewards to support your wellbeing with spa/massage/salon services, gym memberships, fitness classes, sports, hobbies, pets and more. Mental health support, including up to five free counseling sessions per year through the Amedisys Employee Assistance program. 401(k) with a company match. Family support with infertility treatment coverage, adoption reimbursement, paid parental and family caregiver leave. Fleet vehicle program and mileage reimbursement. And more. Please note: Benefit eligibility can vary by position depending on shift status. To participate, you must be enrolled in an Amedisys medical plan. For full-time caregivers meeting certain requirements. What's in it for you Community-based care centers with a supportive and inclusive work environment. Better work/life balance and increased flexibility compared to other settings. Job stability and the opportunity to advance with a growing company. The opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of patients and their families providing much needed care where they want to be - in their homes. Don't just take it from us - see what our caregivers love about Amedisys "I have worked here just shy of a year and it's the best job I've ever had We have an awesome team and administration is very supportive. I never felt so appreciated. Your time off is really yours." - Hospice caregiver Why Amedisys Amedisys is a leading provider of home health, hospice and high-acuity care, dedicated to helping patients and families navigate the complex healthcare system. With a focus on compassionate, patient-centered care, you would be joining a team of professionals committed to improving the lives of those they serve. Responsibilities Provides physical therapy services and interventions under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist and in accordance with the physician approved plan of care. Observes, records and reports the patient's response to treatment and any change in the patient's condition to the supervising PT, physician and other appropriate clinical staff. Provides resources for future needs and promotes wellness and prevention. Includes documentation of supervisory activities in the patient's medical record. Monitors and documents the patient's response to physical therapy intervention. Participates in patient care conferences, in services, chart audit activities, quality improvement activities including OBQI and OBQM and peer-review activities. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to the physical therapist-client relationship. Makes recommendations for follow-up care in coordination with the agency that admitted the patient and utilizes other agency care providers to assist with referrals to community resources. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Current license to practice as a physical therapy assistant, specific to the state you're assigned to work in. Graduate from an accredited physical therapy assistant educational program as set by the Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). One year related physical therapy experience for PTAs entering home health care to ensure that knowledge and skills are sufficient to safely provide physical therapy services to patients. If less than one year of experience, approval from regional clinical leaders is required as well as appropriate mentoring and/or participating in a residency program. Current CPR certification. Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets and may vary depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills , and experience. Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Keywords: Amedisys, Hackensack , Physical Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Hackensack, New Jersey

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