Physical Therapy Aide-Birmingham, AL in Hoover, AL at ResCare

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

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Job Description


Title: Physical Therapy Aide-Birmingham, AL

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: HomeCare Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Physical Therapy Aide-Birmingham, AL.

About this Line of Business

As one of the industry's largest providers, HomeCare services offers care for more than 20,000 individuals across the country. We deliver quality, compassionate and highly individualized in-home care and support that helps seniors stay at home - all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence. Whether our clients are recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, our services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities.

HomeCare services include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care and other programs, as well as differentiated offerings in home monitoring with Rest Assured(R) Telecare that help reduce hospital visits and keep people in their homes longer.

As a(n) Physical Therapy Aide-Birmingham, AL you will: 

  • Transports patients to and from treatment areas as scheduled.
  • Assists with treatment as directed by therapists and discusses on a daily basis with the licenses staff the individual patient treatment strategies/goals. 
  • Assists with cleaning and maintenance of treatment and department areas.  Washes, dries and folds laundry.
  • Keeps track of inventory of the clinic supplies and assists with ordering additional supplies.
  • Assists front office with answering phones and scheduling patients.
  • Performs clerical work as directed.
  • Assists with assembling, maintaining, and submitting patient billing documentation in the format and timelines required by the Company, facility, funding source, local, state and federal regulations.  
  • Answers patients, visitors, and family members questions accurately and refers him/her to the appropriate party in a timely manner.
  • Adheres to standards of the Company's Code of Business Conduct, policies,  HIPAA and Corporate Compliance programs and appropriate professional practice standards and applicable state/federal laws.
  • Attends, participates in and/or conducts internal staff development programs and meetings; obtains continuing education as required by company policy and regulations

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) or CPR certification, in accordance state regulations
  • A minimum of six months prior work/volunteer experience providing individual instruction in a health care environment is preferred
  • Previous experience in patient care in a rehabilitation center is preferred.  Therapy students are considered.
  • Able to relate to and work with the disabled, ill, elderly, emotionally upset and at times, hostile patients within the facility 
  • Communicates effectively and professionally in verbal and written interactions

Additional Information

This is a PRN position.


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

500 SOUTHLAND DR STE 210 , HOOVER, AL 35226-3701 USA