Genesis Rehab Services Physical Therapist Assistant in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts

Job Description Genesis Rehab Services is a leading provider of Physical, Occupational, Speech and Respiratory Therapy for older adults in skilled nursing facilities, independent and assisted living communities, CCRCs, Transitional Care Units, patients homes, hospitals, adult day care programs and outpatient clinics throughout the US. Genesis Rehab Services is now hiring a Physical Therapist Assistant to provide rehabilitation services. The Physical Therapist Assistant is responsible for providing physical therapy treatments to patients to facilitate increased independence and functioning under the supervision of a Licensed Physical Therapist Primary Job Responsibilities: Implements patients individualized treatment plan as established by the primary Physical Therapist Work with other members of the rehabilitation team to implement programs consistent with the needs and capabilities of each patient Acts as an assistant to the Physical Therapist when the Physical Therapist is performing tests, evaluations and complex procedures Instructs patients, families and other caregivers in the skills and techniques of the physical therapy treatment program under the supervision of the Physical Therapist. Qualifications Must be a graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program certified by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Must be licensed and/or eligible for licensure as required by the state of practice Requires good organizational and time management skills Requires good verbal and written communication skills