Physical Therapy Assistant (Healthcare PT) in Bonita Springs, FL at ResCare

Date Posted: 5/27/2018

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Job Description


Title: Physical Therapy Assistant (Healthcare PT)

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 Assistant (Healthcare PT). In this position, you will play a vital and positive role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their fullest potential.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Physical Therapy Assistant (Healthcare PT) Responsibilities

As a Physical Therapy Assistant, you will be responsible for the continuous improvement of total quality care as it relates to physical therapy care, under the direction of a physical therapist, which is rendered to the client.

Additional responsibilities of the Physical Therapy Assistant include:

  • Ensuring that all clients receive the care per the physician’s plan of treatment and/or plan of healthcare
  • Ensuring that all client concerns and complaints are followed up with the appropriate supervisor within 24 hours and that they result in a satisfactory resolution
  • Ensuring that all clients consistently receive service as scheduled by arriving on time and notifying the appropriate supervisor and client of a delay in service
  • Reporting all pertinent client condition changes to the appropriate supervisor and/or caregivers
  • Assisting with coordination of client care with appropriate caregivers, through documentation, verbal communication, and/or case conferences
  • Following established client plan of treatment/care as it relates to physical therapy
  • Assisting in identifying the physical, emotional, and developmental needs of the client, and reporting them to the physical therapist for direction and follow-up
  • Maintaining a clean and safe working environment by following Universal Precautions and Infection and Safety Control Guidelines as established by ResCare, Inc.
  • Maintaining State/Federal Standards of Practice by ensuring PT Re-Evaluations on clients are completed at required intervals
  • Specific Requirements

    Effective communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with a diverse population are essential for success in this PT Assistant role.

    Additional requirements of the Physical Therapy Assistant include:

  • Graduate from a two year college-level program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association
  • Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience assisting in the assessment and management of traumatic brain injury or related neurological conditions
  • Knowledge of complex neurologic injury and neuro-rehabilitation techniques
  • Licensed to practice in the state which employed
  • Evidence of an annual TP test, CPR certification, and other state required tests
  • Additional Information


    In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

    • Competitive pay based on experience
    • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
    • Suite of voluntary insurance options
    • 401(k)
    • Paid Time Off
    • Holidays
    • Performance incentives
    • Company Discount Purchasing Program
      • Cell phone Service
      • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
      • Furniture
      • Appliances
      • Staples discounts
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Legal Assistance Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Predictive Full-time, 40 Hour Plus Schedule
    • Part-time and On-call shifts available (less than 30 hours)

    Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

    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.

    , Bonita Springs, FL 34135 USA