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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Company: Bayada Home Health Care
Location: Pemberton
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

When you know HOME is the future of Healthcare

Jefferson Health at Home by BAYADA was founded on the principle that healthcare gets better when people get better care at home - the place where they feel best.

We are currently recruiting for a compassionate Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) to reliably serve patients throughout Northeast Philadelphia.

What you'll do:

As a Jefferson Health at Home by BAYADA Physical Therapy Assistant, you'll use your clinical skills and compassionate heart to treat patients where they want to be the most - in the comfort of their own home. As a Jefferson Health at Home by BAYADA PTA you will:

See a client through their care needs - from hospital discharge to living a safe home life with comfort, independence, and dignity.

Assist clients in attaining or maintaining optimal physical wellbeing by -providing treatment, tests, client education and appropriate interventions as delegated by a licensed Physical Therapist.

Continually assess and revise the Physical Therapy - PT care plan, and participate with nursing in the multidisciplinary care plan, as appropriate.

What you should have:

Have current licensure or certification in the state of PA.

Have graduated from a two-year college level program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association, as indicated by school transcript or diploma, or

Have two years of appropriate experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) and a satisfactory grade on a proficiency exam conducted, approved or sponsored by the U.S. Public Health Service when initial qualification occurred before December 31, 1977

Have at least one year's work experience under the supervision of a qualified Physical Therapist.

Previous home healthcare experience welcomed, but not required. We will train you .

A calm and reassuring presence, active listening skills, excellent assessment skills and strong written and verbal communication.

The ability to deliver patient care as you would want those you love to be treated, with compassion, excellence, and reliability .

Why you'll love what you do at Jefferson Health at Home by BAYADA:

We are committed to providing patients the highest-quality care, enabling them to live at home with comfort, independence, and dignity. At Jefferson Health at Home by BAYADA, we believe our employees are our greatest asset.

As a Jefferson Health at Home by BAYADA Physical Therapy Assistant, you'll enjoy:

Flexible schedules for work/life balance: full-time, part-time, and per-diem. Scheduling is primarily during the daytime hours.

1:1 hands on training supplemented with virtual learning.

Ability to perform 1:1 direct client care and advocate for clients' needs

24/7 clinical support as part of a larger care team with the highest safety standards.

PTO and benefits offerings based on commitment level

Continued education and training; tuition reimbursement

Jefferson Health at Home by BAYADA, a joint venture managed and run by BAYADA, is a partnership between Jefferson Health and BAYADA Home Health Care, with the mission to improve patient outcomes and expand the delivery of high-quality health at home to meet the increasing demand for in-home services in Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey. By bringing together the scope and reach of Jefferson Health - a top integrated health care system with a vast array of home health and hospice caregivers and volunteers- and the extensive management capabilities, operating platform, and clinical experience of BAYADA - a leading not-for-profit home health care provider, Jefferson Health at Home by BAYADA will strengthen and extend the continuum of care in the region. Jefferson Health at Home by BAYADA is an equal opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Keywords: Bayada Home Health Care, Camden , Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Other , Pemberton, New Jersey

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