Brookdale Senior Living Physical Therapist Assistant - Paid Per Visit in Austin, Texas

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Austin, TX

Job #:prnPTAHHausTX2353


As a physical therapist assistant with Brookdale Healthcare Services you"ll make breakthroughs every day, helping seniors regain their mobility, dignity and happiness. Working for Brookdale opens doors to advancement opportunities while affording you the security of being part of the largest senior living solutions company in the nation. Many of our PTAs are promoted into local management roles before finding opportunities at the regional and corporate levels. We offer a true work/life balance allowing you the flexibility to set your own schedule. You"ll also enjoy the job diversity we offer and the opportunity to gain new therapy skills by letting us pay for approved certifications. We don"t micromanage. Our therapists get the support they need to enrich the lives of their patients.

Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.*

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A career with Brookdale Healthcare Services has never been so rewarding! Brookdale Home Health is ranked among the Top Ten largest home heath companies in the country. Many of our agencies carry a five-star rating and are recognized by Decision Health as Home Care Elite agencies. We own and operate more than 80+ agencies nationwide, serving approximately 17,000 patients throughout our Brookdale Home Health Division.

*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 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 accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program

  • Completion of the state exam

  • Physical therapy assistant license in the state of practice

  • Two years of physical therapy experience

  • 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.