Physical Therapy Assistant Home Care Visits Polk County
Location Address: Polk County
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Student Loan Repayment Program
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Schedule: Full Time
The community you’ll be caring for:
Faith based and Mission driven agency
One-on-one patient care in the patient’s home environment
Joint Commission Deemed Status accredited agency
Competitive pay with no state income tax
Commitment to workplace wellness and exceptional health and benefits offerings
The role you’ll contribute:
Perform visits as ordered under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist. Responsible for following: the home health patient physical therapy Plan of Care as established by the Physical Therapist and the physicians’ orders. Coordinates care with Physical Therapist and other disciplines promoting the team approach and continuity of care. Delivers high quality professional physical therapy and education, and performs therapy skills with a high degree of proficiency. Notifies Physical Therapist and pertinent others of changes in condition or need for reassessment of Plan of Care to meet patient needs. Complete documentation according to Agency Policy and Regulatory guidelines. Continued employment with the agency is contingent upon your ability to perform job duties as outlined in this job description.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Comply with all department policies, procedures, practices and standards of care.
Follows the physical therapy assessment and care plan, continuously evaluate the patient’s response to program and need for modification.
Instruct the patient and family in the total physical therapy program; use of prosthetic, orthotic and assistive devices, etc.
Participate in the team process through cooperative efforts with team members in development of the patient care plan and team conferences and provide comprehensive, individualized care to assigned patients.
Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team member, patients and families.
Maintains clinical record information in accordance with established standards and within established time frames.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Graduate of a Physical Therapy Assistant school approved by the American Physical Therapy Association
Minimum of (1) year of clinical Physical Therapy Assistant performance in an acute or Rehab setting
Current PTA licensure within the state of FL
Valid Driver’s License
Two (2) years of Home Health physical therapy assistant experience
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.