HealthPRO - Heritage

Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - Home Health

Job Locations US-MA-Lowell
Requisition ID
2024-97326
Category (Portal Searching)
Therapy - Clinical Staff
Position Type (Portal Searching)
PRN/Per Diem
Recruiter Name
Laura Cromley
Recruiter Email
lcromley@healthpro-heritage.com
Recruiter Number
(918) 906-1390
Recruiting Priority Level
B

Overview

HealthPro Heritage at Home is currently seeking to add a PRN/Per Diem Physical Therapist Assistant - PTA for home health in our Massachusetts Branch.  Coverage area will include Lowell and surrounding areas.

  • FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE!
  • Earning income potential starts at $35.00 per hour and is determined based on experience, caseload availability, as well as coverage area.

 

At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

 

The Physical Therapy Assistant is a skilled technical worker who performs direct resident care activities under the clinical supervision of the Physical Therapist.

Qualifications

1.  Graduate of an approved Physical Therapy Assistant program.  

2.  Current license or eligible for license under statutes in the state of practice.  

3.  Prefer experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility.  

4.  Excellent oral and written communication (neat handwriting) and interpersonal skills.  

5.  Ability to understand and follow the directions of the Physical Therapist and the policies and procedures of the facility.

6.  Ability to complete the following activities safely, and at times, for prolonged periods:

• Standing: Maintaining an upright position on the feet, especially  for prolonged periods of time

• Pushing: Applying pressure and exerting force against an object for  the purpose of moving it forward or away from the source of the force – push or pull force up to 35 lbs.

• Lifting: Raising an object from a lower to a higher position, or moving an object   laterally, from position to position-Required to lift up to 50 lbs of force independently.  May be required to lift over 50 lbs with assistance of another person or a mechanical lift

• Stooping: Bending the body forward and down from the waist, hips and knees, sometimes for a prolonged length of time.

• Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction away from the body

• Balancing:  Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or moving surfaces 

Recruiter : Email Address

lcromley@healthpro-heritage.com

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