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Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: Ambercare
Location: Tererro
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

Come work for one of the largest Home Health Care companies in the State of New Mexico. Ambercare is dedicated to your personal and professional growth through management training and employee appreciation. We also give back to the community by helping homebound persons remain in their homes by providing short-term financial assistance and locating community services. Come work for a top-rated Healthcare agency where your future is our top priority.We offer:

  • Great culture and team atmosphere
  • Comprehensive benefits effective the first of the month
  • 401(k) retirement plan with a generous company match
  • Generous time off accruals
  • Paid holidays
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Merit Increases
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Work/life balanceWhat You'll Do:
    • Provides direct physical therapy according to directions of a qualified physical therapist and in accordance with the physician's plan of care and as defined in the state Physical Therapy Practice Act.
    • Treats patient to relieve pain, develop or restore function, and maintain maximum performance.
    • Directs and aids patients in active and passive therapeutic exercises, muscle reeducation, gait and functional training, transfer activities and prosthetic training.
    • Administer non-complex therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, traction, heat, light, cold, water and electrical modalities to clients with relatively stable conditions
    • Instruct, motivate and assist clients in learning and improving functional activities
    • Observe clients progress and response to treatment and report finding to the physical therapist
    • Assist in preparing clinical notes and progress reports documenting physical therapy treatments performed and submit them for review into the clinical record
    • Report any changes in the client's condition to the qualified supervising Physical Therapist and Director of Nursing/ Director of Therapy. Changes in the plan of care may be made following authorization, instruction and supervision by the Physical Therapist
    • Instructs patients in care and use of wheelchairs, braces, crutches, canes, and prosthetic or orthotic devices.Qualifications:
      • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy assistant program with either an Associate's degree in science or applied science that is approved by American Physical Therapy Association, Inc.
      • Current licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the state of practice
      • At least one (1) years' experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant (preferred)
      • Complies and maintains current CPR certification.
      • Ability to make home visits and provide nursing care in the home environment
      • Must have reliable transportation, current driver's license and appropriate automobile insuranceText 5089 to 505-806-1865 to apply#ACHH#DJHH

Keywords: Ambercare, Santa Fe , Physical Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Tererro, New Mexico

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