WCHN Western Connecticut Health Network

WCHC Physical Therapy Assistant/Home Care

US-CT-Danbury
4 months ago
ID
2017-6971
Standard Hours
Full Time 40 Hour
Shift
Day 8
Work Schedule
assigned visits during 8 hr shifts between 8 am - 6 pm including weekends
Department
Physical Therapy Home Care WCHC 3205

Job Summary

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Western Connecticut Health Network is anchored by three nationally-recognized hospitals – Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital and Norwalk Hospital as well as over 70 outpatient practice locations and a home health care agency. We are united by our mission to improve the health and well-being of those who live in the communities we proudly call home. We’re committed to building a healthier community through personalized care without compromise.

 

Please join our established and busy Connecticut locations. All locations are within close proximity of New York City and Hartford.  We offer a comprehensive compensation package, including competitive salary, generous medical benefits and paid time off. 

 

Assists with the implementation of physical therapy services that identifies, prevents, remediates and rehabilitates acute or prolonged physical dysfunction or pain in the patient's home. Under the supervision of a physical therapist, delivers treatment including therapeutic exercise, physical modalities, patient and family education and procedures. Work is performed in the patient's place of residence.

Job Requirements

  • Associate Degree and minimum of zero to six months job-related experience.
  • CT State Physical Therapist Assistant license.  If visits to patient's homes are needed, a current valid driver’s license and access to a good working vehicle are required.
  • CPR certification.
  • Customer relation skills with patients and staff.  All PT modalities, use of a computer.
  • Ability to drive to patient homes within Fairfield County (includes but not limited to Norwalk, Danbury, New Milford, Bethel, Wilton)

 

Additional Job Requirements

  • Preferred FIM certification desired.

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