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General Information


Job title: Physical Therapist Assistant
Job location: Trumbull, CT 06611 United States
Requisition code: 71070
Date posted: 03/13/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: We recognize people as our most valuable asset. Our competitive salary and benefits package may include: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; 401(k); employee stock purchase plan; paid time off; tuition assistance program and free CE credits through Gentiva University, our 24/7 online education resource.

Job Classification

Job Category:Physical Therapist Assistant

Job Description

Job description:
I believe my work is my calling.

As a Physical Therapist Assistant, you will:

Provide therapy services consistent with the patient’s Plan of Treatment.
Observe patient during treatment, compile data and report patient’s progress.
Act as a liaison and maintain contact with patients, Physical Therapist and Clinical Team to ensure effective care coordination.
Provide hands-on care and education of the patient utilizing Gentiva Care Notes.
In addition, a Physical Therapist Assistant:

Has the autonomy to make individualized patient-centered decisions for optimal clinical care.
Works with other highly skilled clinicians through a multi- or interdisciplinary team approach.
Benefits from the award-winning Gentiva University for clinical and professional development courses for advanced training and free continuing education credits.
Has access to the latest tools, research and techniques through the Gentiva Health Education Center.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:

Degree from an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant Program (approved by the APTA)

A minimum of six months physical therapist assistant experience preferred

Home Health experience a plus

Current and unrestricted PTA licensure

Current CPR certification

Good organizational and communication skills
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