Brookdale Senior Living Physical Therapy Assistant in Roswell, Georgia

*Physical Therapy Assistant - PTA

Open to new PTA graduates*

Roswell & Dunwoody areas

Job #: prnPTArosGA61466

/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 aPTAto 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./

Your responsibilities:

  • 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 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 experience preferred; 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.