HopeHealth
  • VND Clinical Team
  • Lincoln, RI, USA
  • Full Time (37.5 hrs)
  • Visiting Nurse of HopeHealth

HopeHealth is seeking an experienced Physical Therapy Assistant for its affiliate HopeHealth Visiting Nurse.  The Home Care Physical Therapist Assistant will perform treatment and provide exercise instruction and patient education aimed at improving and enhancing the patient's wellbeing while following the established plan of care.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to physical therapist's effectiveness by identifying patient care issues; providing information and commentary; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physical therapy directives.
  • Assess abnormal conditions by reviewing physical therapist's interpretations of patient evaluations and test results.
  • Document patient care services by charting in electronic health record.
  • Perform therapeutic procedures by administering manual exercises; instructing, encouraging, and assisting patients in performing physical activities, such as non-manual exercises, ambulatory functional activities, and daily-living activities; and in using supportive devices, such as crutches, canes, and prostheses.

Education / Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy assistant program.
  • Currently licensed to practice as a registered physical therapy assistant in the States of Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
  • Minimum 1-year experience as a physical therapist assistant.
  • Home care experience preferred.
  • Current/valid driver's license and automobile. 
  • Experience in use of Electronic Medical Record

 

Benefits

The HopeHealth benefits package features competitive heath care benefits, company provided life insurance, mileage reimbursement, generous paid time off and holidays, an educational assistance program, robust orientation program, and a company matched retirement program.

HopeHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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