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Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: Apple Home Healthcare
Location: Evanston
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

Apple Home Healthcare was founded over 20 years ago. During that time, we provided patients with skilled nursing and rehabilitative therapy services at home. We are committed to providing the highest level of quality care by promoting the safe and cost-effective administration of home health services, increasing patient autonomy, and ensuring a seamless transition from hospital-to-home setting. Our commitments ensure we reach our goals of successfully rehabilitating and healing our patients comfortably in their homes.Apple selects only the most qualified nurses and therapists who are compassionate, reliable, and most importantly, experts in their field to deliver evidence-based and patient-focused care. Our staff has a passion for enhancing the lives of their patients and getting them back to their daily routines.We offer:Great culture and team atmosphereComprehensive benefits effective the first of the month401(k) retirement plan with a generous company matchGenerous time off accrualsPaid holidaysMileage reimbursementTuition ReimbursementEmployee Referral ProgramMerit IncreasesEmployee Discount ProgramsWork/life balanceWhat You'll Do:Provides direct physical therapy according to directions of a qualified physical therapist and in accordance with the physician's plan of care and as defined in the state Physical Therapy Practice Act.Treats patient to relieve pain, develop or restore function, and maintain maximum performance.Directs and aids patients in active and passive therapeutic exercises, muscle reeducation, gait and functional training, transfer activities and prosthetic training.Administer non-complex therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, traction, heat, light, cold, water and electrical modalities to clients with relatively stable conditionsInstruct, motivate and assist clients in learning and improving functional activitiesObserve clients progress and response to treatment and report finding to the physical therapistAssist in preparing clinical notes and progress reports documenting physical therapy treatments performed and submit them for review into the clinical recordReport any changes in the client's condition to the qualified supervising Physical Therapist and Director of Nursing/ Director of Therapy. Changes in the plan of care may be made following authorization, instruction and supervision by the Physical TherapistInstructs patients in care and use of wheelchairs, braces, crutches, canes, and prosthetic or orthotic devices.Qualifications:Graduate of an accredited physical therapy assistant program with either an Associate's degree in science or applied science that is approved by American Physical Therapy Association, Inc.Current licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the state of practiceAt least one (1) years' experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant (preferred)Complies and maintains current CPR certification.Ability to make home visits and provide nursing care in the home environmentMust have reliable transportation, current driver's license and appropriate automobile insuranceTo apply via text, text 3417 to

Keywords: Apple Home Healthcare, Evanston , Physical Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Evanston, Illinois

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