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LPTA PRN

at Alacare Home Health and Hospice

Posted: 9/3/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: *7C5BA00CCCF26CE0
Categories: Other/General
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Job Description

Requisition Number
18-0330

Title
LPTA PRN

Position Type
PRN

Description
Home care allows you to get a full understanding of each patient’s needs!
Duties include:
• Implementing and documenting the patient’s plan of care under the direction of a Registered Physical Therapist
• Coordinating patient care with the physical therapist, other staff members and physicians
• Documenting patient assessment, needs and care
• Assisting the physical therapist with coordinating and teaching rehabilitative care programs to meet the needs of staff, patients, caregivers and the community


Requirements
Home care is both challenging and rewarding! This job requires a person who can work independently, while never forgetting that home care is a team effort.
Other requirements include:
• Graduate of a 2-year college-level Physical Therapy Assistant Program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association
• One year of clinical experience as a physical therapy assistant
• Licensed as a physical therapy assistant by the State of Alabama
• Knowledge of geriatric problems
• Respecting the patient’s privacy and maintaining confidentiality
• Ability to turn, lift, carry and otherwise transport patients
• Current Alabama driver’s license and automobile liability insurance
• CPR Certification