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Physical Therapy Assistant PTA

Job Description

Homecare Physical Therapist Assistant, PTA for the Greenfield Area



GVNA HealthCare, Inc. - In your Community



www.gvnahealthcare.org



ABOUT US:
GVNA HealthCare Inc. offers skilled nursing, therapy home visits, hospice, private duty services, adult day health service in areas surrounding Fitchburg, Gardner, Athol and Greenfield. We are a not-for-profit home healthcare agency dedicated to providing quality care to the community, regardless of their ability to pay. We believe that ALL people have the right to the best healthcare possible, whatever their circumstances, and that they deserve to receive that care in the comfort and security of their homes whenever possible.
ABOUT THIS CAREER OPPORTUNITY
Opportunity for dynamic Physical Therapist Assistant to work in greater Greenfield area. This is a full-time benefited position with non-profit, 5-star home health agency.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8am to 4:30pm



Plans and administers physical therapy services under the supervision of the registered physical therapist, to patients in their place of residence and in community programs according to physician’s orders.  Administers to patients’ therapeutic procedures while maintaining agency records.  Patient population may range from birth to over 100 years of age with impairments not limited to:  muscular skeletal, neurological, orthopedic resulting in functional limitations and or disabilities due to injury, illness, disease or other causes.  Adheres to all agency policies including, but not limited to: Confidentiality agreement, HIPAA, personnel policies, clinical policies and procedures, professional code of ethics and State Practice Act.






DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Partial List. Additional position responsibilities can be viewed by going to www.gvnahealthcare.org. Click on “Careers” then “Job Search and to Apply”.




  1. Meets productivity 100% of the time of 30 visits per week.

  2. Submits accurate and complete documentation within 24 hours of visit.

  3. Documentation initiated at time of visit in the home and completed during work day.           

  4. Implements the physical therapy Plan of Care, under the direction of the PT, demonstrating technical competence and utilizing evidenced based practice.

  5. Administers or performs standardized assessment tools such as but not limited to TUG, TENETTI, BORG. And updates the supervising physical therapist of the results

  6. Demonstrates an organized approach to paperwork and caseload.

  7. Demonstrates competency with computer software use.

  8. Attends all therapy required in-service education programs provided GVNA HealthCare, Inc.

  9. Increases professional knowledge to enhance job performance.

  10. Communicates with supervising PT at scheduled time points and as needed to report patient status for update of treatment plan and indicated interventions and goals.





Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:



EDUCATION: Successful completion of an accredited physical therapy assistant program.



LICENSURE:   Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Allied Health, to practice physical therapy.



EXPERIENCE: Recommend a minimum of one-year experience in physical therapy, preferably in a home health setting or rehabilitation facility.



Other: Possession of a valid driver's license and dependable, registered transportation. Must possess basic computer skills, adequate typing skills. Ability to read, wright, speak and understand the English language.





To APPLY Go to: www.gvnahealthcare.org  



Click on “Careers” then 'Job Search and to Apply'



GVNA HealthCare is a Tobacco-free employer and campus



EOE, Equal Opportunity Employer





GVNA offers an outstanding benefit package 



Health Insurance                                            Vacation                Tuition Reimbursement



Dental Insurance                                            Personal Days       Employee Assistance Program



Retirement (401K)                                         Sick Days               Discounted AAA Membership



Flexible Spending Account - Health            Holidays                Discounted BJ's Membership



Flexible Spending Account - Dependent Care



Disability Plans



Short-term Disability (company paid)



Long-term Disability



Life Insurance



Job Snapshot

Location US-MA-Greenfield
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

GVNA HealthCare Inc.

GVNA HealthCare, Inc. (formerly Gardner VNA) is a not-for-profit home healthcare services organization dedicated to providing the citizens of North Central and North Quabbin areas of Massachusetts with quality, compassionate care, regardless of their ability to pay. We believe that ALL people have the right to the best healthcare possible, whatever their circumstances, and that they deserve to receive that care in the comfort and security of their homes whenever possible.

Contact Information

US-MA-Greenfield
Dale Dellechiaie
978-632-1230

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GVNA HealthCare Inc.
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Employment Type:
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Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
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Job Description

Homecare Physical Therapist Assistant, PTA for the Greenfield Area



GVNA HealthCare, Inc. - In your Community



www.gvnahealthcare.org



ABOUT US:
GVNA HealthCare Inc. offers skilled nursing, therapy home visits, hospice, private duty services, adult day health service in areas surrounding Fitchburg, Gardner, Athol and Greenfield. We are a not-for-profit home healthcare agency dedicated to providing quality care to the community, regardless of their ability to pay. We believe that ALL people have the right to the best healthcare possible, whatever their circumstances, and that they deserve to receive that care in the comfort and security of their homes whenever possible.
ABOUT THIS CAREER OPPORTUNITY
Opportunity for dynamic Physical Therapist Assistant to work in greater Greenfield area. This is a full-time benefited position with non-profit, 5-star home health agency.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8am to 4:30pm



Plans and administers physical therapy services under the supervision of the registered physical therapist, to patients in their place of residence and in community programs according to physician’s orders.  Administers to patients’ therapeutic procedures while maintaining agency records.  Patient population may range from birth to over 100 years of age with impairments not limited to:  muscular skeletal, neurological, orthopedic resulting in functional limitations and or disabilities due to injury, illness, disease or other causes.  Adheres to all agency policies including, but not limited to: Confidentiality agreement, HIPAA, personnel policies, clinical policies and procedures, professional code of ethics and State Practice Act.






DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Partial List. Additional position responsibilities can be viewed by going to www.gvnahealthcare.org. Click on “Careers” then “Job Search and to Apply”.




  1. Meets productivity 100% of the time of 30 visits per week.

  2. Submits accurate and complete documentation within 24 hours of visit.

  3. Documentation initiated at time of visit in the home and completed during work day.           

  4. Implements the physical therapy Plan of Care, under the direction of the PT, demonstrating technical competence and utilizing evidenced based practice.

  5. Administers or performs standardized assessment tools such as but not limited to TUG, TENETTI, BORG. And updates the supervising physical therapist of the results

  6. Demonstrates an organized approach to paperwork and caseload.

  7. Demonstrates competency with computer software use.

  8. Attends all therapy required in-service education programs provided GVNA HealthCare, Inc.

  9. Increases professional knowledge to enhance job performance.

  10. Communicates with supervising PT at scheduled time points and as needed to report patient status for update of treatment plan and indicated interventions and goals.





Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:



EDUCATION: Successful completion of an accredited physical therapy assistant program.



LICENSURE:   Licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Allied Health, to practice physical therapy.



EXPERIENCE: Recommend a minimum of one-year experience in physical therapy, preferably in a home health setting or rehabilitation facility.



Other: Possession of a valid driver's license and dependable, registered transportation. Must possess basic computer skills, adequate typing skills. Ability to read, wright, speak and understand the English language.





To APPLY Go to: www.gvnahealthcare.org  



Click on “Careers” then 'Job Search and to Apply'



GVNA HealthCare is a Tobacco-free employer and campus



EOE, Equal Opportunity Employer





GVNA offers an outstanding benefit package 



Health Insurance                                            Vacation                Tuition Reimbursement



Dental Insurance                                            Personal Days       Employee Assistance Program



Retirement (401K)                                         Sick Days               Discounted AAA Membership



Flexible Spending Account - Health            Holidays                Discounted BJ's Membership



Flexible Spending Account - Dependent Care



Disability Plans



Short-term Disability (company paid)



Long-term Disability



Life Insurance



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