Lahey Health Home Care PTA Team Resource in Woburn, Massachusetts
Welcome To Beth Israel Lahey Health at Home . Our team provides high-quality home care and hospice services by partnering with physicians, hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to provide specialized care to patients in the comfort of their own home. Our team of nurses, therapists (physical, occupational, and speech), medical social workers, and home health aides work together to devise and implement a compassionate care plan that is expressly tailored for each patient.
About the Job
Under the direction of a Registered Physical Therapist (RPT), Physical Therapy Assistant Team Resource provide physical therapy services to patients in their place of residence. Implement selected components of individualized treatment programs and discharge plans in accordance with the plan of care. Collaborate with the supervising RPT on a continuous basis to ensure continuity of care for the patient.
Full time, 40 hour, day position
Education, Licensure, Certification & Registration, Experience :
Associate degree from CAPTE accredited Physical Therapy Assistant Program, with current licensure to practice as a Physical Therapy Assistant in the state of Massachusetts
Has an active American Health Association BLS. If no American Heart Association BLS the employee must complete an annual BILHAH BLS Competency. No other forms of BLS will be accepted .
Two years of experience as a Physical Therapy Assistant in an acute care, rehab or home health setting.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities :
Demonstrates excellent observation and problem solving/critical thinking skills.
Well-developed verbal and written communication skills; essential computer skills to work with EMR.
Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.
Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.
Shows strong ability to organize and prioritize workload independently; physical therapy skills per competency checklist.
Benefits offered for any position with over 20 scheduled standard hours:
Voluntary Insurance choices for Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Auto and Home, and Pet Insurance available
Lahey Outpatient Pharmacy Benefits
Paid Time Off or (PTO)
Tuition Assistance for 20 hours or more per week after 1 year of continuous benefits eligible employment
Beth Israel Lahey Health is d edicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
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