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Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) - Home Care

Requisition ID:

21158328

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network

Location:

Southington, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Coverage areas: Meriden, Wallingford, Middletown

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network (HHCRN) is the premier rehabilitation provider in Connecticut. We provide rehabilitation services across the continuum - acute care hospitals, long term care facilities, sub-acute rehabilitation, homecare, outpatient centers, and in community settings such as senior centers, work sites, and schools and colleges.  We offer a variety of specialists, including oncology, women’s health, sports medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech language and are known for our commitment to high quality, customer focused outcomes.

Hartford HealthCare at Home

We currently have an opportunity with HHCRN’s home care division – Hartford HealthCare at Home. Flexible scheduling, wonderful work-life balance!


For over 115 years, Hartford HealthCare at Home has been fulfilling our mission by enabling individuals to achieve maximum independence, participate in their own plan of care, and to live with dignity while receiving quality care in their own homes. Our dedicated caregivers of HHC at Home use the latest in research and education to develop a coordinated, consistently high standard of care for all its customers.
 

Job Summary

We’re seeking an experienced Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) for primary coverage in the greater Norwich area.  Benefit eligible at 24 hours per week or more!

 

Responsibilities and Duties

The Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) is responsible for treatment planning and implementation for homebound patients referred for physical therapy. 

Under the supervision of the Physical Therapist, provides assistance in performing structured assessments, and assists in determining, revising and implementing treatment plan in order to identify, prevent, remediate and rehabilitate acute or prolonged physical dysfunction or pain, with emphasis on physical dysfunction. Utilizes treatment skills and tools in order to measure and assess patient needs, therapeutic application of physical and chemical agents, exercise and other procedures to maximize the patient's functional independence.

Benefits

We offer a team-oriented structure, a comprehensive continuing education program, an excellent benefits package and opportunities for growth throughout our network.  In addition we have Special Interest Groups that assist with evidence based clinical knowledge to advance your skills!

• Flexible scheduling
• 401K with company match
• Extensive Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Medical and dental benefits
• Company paid short term and long term disability insurance 
• Continuing education and tuition reimbursement
• Clinical specialty opportunities


We believe in high standards. These standards allow us to bring out the very best in our clients and our staff.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of Physical Therapy Assistant Program from an accredited American Physical Therapy Association school, Associates degree required.
  • Connecticut registration required.
  • CPR certification required at time of start.

 

We take great care of careers.

 With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 
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