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Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: Patient Care
Location: Wayne
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

We are hiring for a full-time Physical Therapist Assistant to join our team at Patient Care in Wayne, NJ! This position covers the North Passaic County area.
Ask the recruiter about our sign-on bonus!





At Patient Care, a part of LHC Group, we embrace a culture of caring, belonging, and trust and enjoy the meaningful connections that come from it: for the whole patient, their families, each other, and the communities we serveā€”it truly is all about helping people. You can find a home for your career here.





As a Physical Therapist Assistant, you can expect:


the ability to build in-person trusted therapist-patient relationships
continuing education and tuition reimbursement opportunities
independence and autonomy




career growth possibilities





Give your passion to serve others and your drive for better, more advanced quality healthcare.


The Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA, LPTA) performs treatment and provides exercise instruction and patient education aimed at improving/enhancing the patient's well-being while following the established plan of care.


Responsible for following all state specific laws governing the provision of physical therapy in home care, to follow the treatment set only as defined by the supervising PT; to perform only those procedures that he/she is qualified and trained to perform and to make all recommendations for changes in the plan of care to the supervising Physical Therapist.
Instructs and aids patients in active and passive exercise, muscle re-education, gait, functional, ADL, transfer, safety, and prosthetic training.
Observes, records, and reports to the supervising PT, the nurse supervisor, and/or the physician the patient's response to treatment and changes in the patient's condition. Coordinates care with the other members of the healthcare team as appropriate.
Instructs patient, family, caregiver, and other members of the health care team in the areas of therapy within the scope of the physical therapy assistant.
License Requirements


  • Current licensed, registered, or certified to assist in the practice of physical therapy in state of practice.
  • Current CPR certification is required.
  • Current driver's license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.

Keywords: Patient Care, Wayne , Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Wayne, New Jersey

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