Brookdale Senior Living Physical Therapy Assistant in Dunwoody, Georgia
*Physical Therapy Assistant - PTA
Open to new PTA graduates*
Job #: prnPTAHHdunGA62627
/Do you love working with seniors, but don"t want to work in a nursing home? Then we have the job for you. We are looking for a PTA to join our team and provide//Outpatient Therapy//in the Assisted and Independent Living Communities of Brookdale. Enjoy spending time with your patients as you get to interact right in their environment or challenge their function in our wellness gyms. Come experience a great opportunity working for a company that puts their residents first knowing that the rest will take care of itself./
/Brookdale//. Bringing new life to senior living./
Brookdale Healthcare Services is looking for a Physical Therapy Assistant to provide therapy services in the Dunwoody area. Join a dynamic team of health care providers focused on health, wellness and prevention for all our patients.
Provide and direct physical therapy services to patients by assisting in the assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation
Work in accordance with physicians" orders and adhere to applicable principles and practices of physical therapy, Brookdale policies/procedures, and state regulations
Under the direction of a licensed physical therapist, assist in the screenings of patients, deliver treatment and appropriately document progress
Assist with selecting Physical Therapy techniques and sequence of activities, and adapting such techniques as indicated by patient performance
Help develop appropriate home or community programming to support the patient"s continued recovery in his or her own environment
Required skills and qualifications:
Associate"s degree from an acredited Physical Therapy Assistant program
Completion of the state exam
Physical therapy assistant license in the state of practice
One year of physical therapy experiencepreferred; open to new PTA graduates
Flexible schedule, including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays
If you"re a Brookdale associate, please consider referring someone through the Good People Program!
Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.