PTA - Physical Therapy Assistant - Home Health - Cookeville

Res-Care, Inc. Cookeville , TN 38502

Posted 2 months ago

Our Company

Adoration Home Health and Hospice


PTA - Physical Therpay Assistant

  • Home Health

  • Cookeville

Adoration Health is seeking a Physical Therapy Assistant to join our team. This position is a great opportunity to grow your PTA skillset while providing essential one-on-one care to individuals in the home care setting. Join our team of dedicated Physical Therapy Assistants today to begin helping people live their best life.

Adoration Health's comprehensive benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and vision

  • Short- and long-term disability

  • PayOUT daily pay option*

  • Life insurance

  • Tuition reimbursement and discounts

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Employee discounts

  • Eligibility based on location


As a Physical Therapy Assistant / PTA, you will work under the direction of a Physical Therapist to provide rehabilitative care to patients. The Physical Therapy Assistant helps patients perform exercises and mobility techniques as instructed by Physical Therapist with the goal to improve mobility and reduce pain.

  • Assess for muscle strength, mobility, gait, and range of motion (ROM) potential for rehabilitation

  • Direct physical therapy treatment per primary Physical Therapist's plan of care

  • Instruct patients and families/caregivers in the use and care of therapeutic devices

  • Report to physician patient's reaction to treatment or changes in condition

  • Follow up with physical therapy program and instruct other personnel and/or family/caregiver members in certain phases of physical therapy with which they may work with a patient, as well as instruct them as to the goals of the physical therapy program for the patient by participating in case conferences


  • Graduate of accredited Physical Therapy Assistant program

  • Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant in the applicable state

  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience in a home healthcare setting preferred

  • Current CPR/BLS certification

  • Reliable transportation, valid driver's license and current automobile insurance

About our Line of Business

Adoration Home Health and Hospice provides quality and compassionate services in the comfort of home, providing support for patients, families and caregivers in their time of need. Adoration was formed to fill the need for a loving, community-focused, caring organization. We empower patients to live with dignity, find a sense of fulfillment, and celebrate with their families a life well-lived. Our employees and caregivers are proud to be a part of the Adoration team and the mission of our company. For more information about Adoration, please visit Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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