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Physcial Therapist Assistant

Natick Walpole Visiting Nurse - Walpole, MA

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides coordinated physical therapy to patients of all age groups under the supervision of a Licensed Physical Therapist

  • Administers the physical therapy treatment as planned, assigned/delegated, and supervised by the PT

  • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)

  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs

  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients

  • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary

  • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the plan of care with appropriate documentation

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a Licensed PTA

  • 3-5 years’ experience as a Certified Physical Therapist Assistant

  • Home Care experience preferred

 

Job Type:

  • Full-time

 

Required experience:

  • 3-5 years’ experience as a PTA, Home Care Preferred: 3 years

 

Required license or certification:

  • Must be a Licensed PTA