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Home Health Physical Therapy Assistant

Home Health

 

Address   Franciscan Health
    1501 Hartford Street
    Lafayette, IN 47904

Hours  Days

Calendar  Full-Time

Education Associates Required

WHAT WE NEED

Encouraging PT assistants

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Once a Physical Therapist has evaluated a patient and determined the course of action, the Physical Therapist Assistant often takes charge. This job requires someone who is comfortable following and giving orders. Someone with a careful eye who can modify exercises as needed and make sure the patient is doing them correctly. It’s a hands-on, patient-focused job with big rewards as you watch your patients increase function and mobility.

Are you a positive, pleasant and encouraging person? Are you able to follow orders and accurately communicate exercises and plans? Are you professional and thorough? If so, we have a job waiting for you. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Provide physical therapy, including selection and use of assistive equipment.
  • Report patient progress and collaborate with evaluating therapist to implement therapy plan of care.
  • Perform comprehensive physical therapy treatment and related follow-up services including discharge planning.
  • Document and submit patient reports within the established timeframe.
  • Provide physical therapy according to standards of care defined by the state practice act and other professional and governing agencies.
  • Collaborate with patient and other healthcare personnel or outside agencies regarding coordination of care.
  • Exercise clinical judgment following an occupational therapy plan of care.
  • Train and educate patients and family members or other support and documents understanding of treatment plan and goals.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
  • Prior Home Healthcare and/or Physical Therapy experience.
  • Basic knowledge of computer software, hardware, and communication devices to perform tasks.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Deliver patient education under established protocols.
  • Develop effective relationships with patients, hospital departments, and other external parties.
  • Develop own ways of working effectively and efficiently.
  • Handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Maintain composure, even in very difficult situations.
  • Show sincere interest in others and their concerns. 


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

1-3 Years Experience

License(s): Driver's License; Physical Therapy Assistant

Certification(s): Basic Life Support Program

Travel: Up to 100%

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE ​​​​


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette