Physical Therapist Assistant Job Opening

Physical Therapist Assistant

Ascension At Home

Pell City, Alabama
Category: Massage Therapist


St. Vincent's Home Health is seeking a Full Time Physical Therapist Assitant!

Our team of dedicated professionals receive:
Competitive Compensation
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, ST/LTD Benefits
401K & Tuition Reimbursement
Supportive Leadership
& So Much More!


Provides coordinated physical therapy to patients of all age groups under the supervision of a Licensed Physical Therapist,

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Administers the physical therapy treatment as planned, assigned/delegated, and supervised by the PT
  • Provides care utilizing infection control measures that protect both the staff and the patient (OSHA)
  • Demonstrates commitment, professional growth, and competency; i.e., attending in-services, as required by regulation; participates in in-service programs
  • Accepts clinical assignments that are consistent with education and competence to care for patients
  • Monitors assigned cases to ensure compliance with requirements of third party payors
  • Provides effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary
  • Assures continuity of quality patient care delivered according to the plan of care with appropriate documentation
  • Administers non-complex, active, and passive manual therapeutic exercises, therapeutic massage, traction, heat, light, cold, water, and electrical modalities to patients as planned, delegated, and supervised by the PT, including participating in patient/family teaching
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Adherence to and compliance with information systems security is everyone’s responsibility. It is the responsibility of every computer user to: Know and follow Information Systems security policies and procedures. Attend Information Systems security training, when offered. Report information systems security problems.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy Assistant with an Associate Degree in Physical Therapy

  • Current State License as an Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Valid Driver’s License.

  • Current CPR, negative TB screen and Hepatitis consent/declination

  • Two years’ experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant

Knowledge and Skills:
  • Therapy skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice.
  • Good interpersonal skills.