Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant

Location: Stamford, CT
Home Health Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
Stamford, CT
Position Summary:
A skilled professional responsible for providing physical therapy services to patients as prescribed by the attending physician. This role operates under the direction (but not on-site) supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist.
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Treat patients to alleviate pain and/or enhance or revive function in order to achieve the highest level of independence possible.
  • Educate patients and their families on transfer techniques, home exercise programs, daily activities, and the use of prosthetic, orthotic, and assistive devices.
  • Record clinical progress notes on the day of the visit for inclusion in the patient's permanent record.
  • Engage in joint visits with the assigned Physical Therapist initially, and maintain regular communication for guidance on changes in the patient's program.
  • Maintain regular communication with the case manager and other healthcare professionals involved in the case.
  • Graduate of an accredited program for Physical Therapist Assistants.
  • Licensed and currently registered with the New York State Education Department.
  • Minimum of one year practical experience as a licensed physical therapist assistant.
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