Physical Therapist Assistant

confidential - Home Health Agency - Houston, TX

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $51,000 - $67,000 a year
EducationSkills

Responsibilities:

  • Performs therapeutic procedures given by LPT and/or Physician 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.
  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; promoting wellness and health maintenance.
  • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Observes, records, and reports to LPT any changes in reaction to treatment and on patient's condition.
  • Reports changes in condition of patient to agency's Nurse at time problem is found.
  • Prepares clinical and progress notes and submits them in a timely manner.

Work Experience

Associate Degree in Physical Therapy. Current active Physical Therapy Assistant license in Texas. Home health experience preferred. New Graduate welcome to apply.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Experience:

  • home health: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Associate (Required)

License:

  • PTA (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)