Physical Therapy Assistant

Posting Date July 31, 2017
Job Title Physical Therapy Assistant
Hours FT
Overview Physical Therapist Assistant - Home Healthcare “Skilled care for people of all ages, from newborn visits to high-tech care, to help with recovery at home. A tradition of caring in southwestern NH for over a century.” Under the direction of the Registered Physical Therapist, the Physical Therapist Assistant provides services to patients having impairment of the neuromusculoskeletal, pulmonary or cardiovascular systems. He/she utilizes therapeutic procedures to maintain, improve or restore function. This is a full-time position. Serving Peterborough, NH and surrounding areas. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: • Performs comprehensive and subjective admission and ongoing assessment of client status that includes physical, psychosocial and environmental parameters. • Formulates individualized plan of care that incorporates analysis of assessment date and current scientific findings. • Provides skilled interventions aimed at achieving realistic outcomes within a specified time-period. • Modifies and updates plan of care to reflect progress toward goals. • Implements teaching appropriate to the client's needs and within the context of his/her environment and value system. • Promotes client/family autonomy.
Qualifications Qualifications: • Graduate of a program in physical therapy • One year of professional physical therapy experience under the appropriate supervision; or; • Possession of a current State of New Hampshire license to practice as a registered physical therapist. • Valid driver’s license
Agency / Location Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services
PO Box 564
312 Marlboro Street
Keene, NH 03431
Contact Information Jennifer Davis
Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services
312 Marlboro St
Keene, NH 03431
Phone: 6033522253
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