Physical Therapist Assistant

Wellpath

Bridgewater, MA 02324

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

**Why Wellpath**


Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”


**About this role**


Our Physical Therapist Assistant, under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist, will help patients who are recovering from injuries and illnesses regain movement and manage pain.


**What you bring to the table**


**Education:**


+ Must have associate’s degree from an accredited physical therapist assistant program.


**Experience:**


+ Minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience preferred


**Licenses/Certifications:**


+ Physical Therapist Assistant license required.


+ Must be able to obtain and maintain CPR certification.


**What you will do**


1. Observes patients before, during, and after therapy, noting the patient’s status and reporting it to a physical therapist.


2. Helps patients do specific exercises as part of the plan of care


3. Treats patients, using a variety of techniques, such as massage and stretching


4. Uses devices and equipment, such as walkers, to help patients


5. Educates patients and family members about what to do after treatment


6. Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.


7. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.


8. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.


9. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.


10. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.


11. Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.


12. Perform other duties as assigned.


Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer


**Our investment in you**


+ Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options


+ Time off & leave benefits


+ 401K


+ Tuition Reimbursement


+ Parental benefits


+ Perks and discounts


+ And more available herehttps://wellpathcareers.com/ (https://wellpathcareers.com/#rewards)


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**Job** _22-118376_


**Facility** _Mass Treatment Center, MA DOC_


**Type** _PRN_


**Shift** _PRN_


**Recruiter** _Rachel Low_


**Email** _RLow@Wellpath.us_



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