Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) – Home Health (Full-Time) - Dunlap

AbilisHealth, formerly CareAll Home Health Care has an immediate opening for a Physical Therapist Assistant with Home Health experience in the Dunlap, TN area.

Here are some of the benefits of working for AbilisHealth:

  • Health, dental & vision benefits available
  • Bi-Weekly pay and direct deposit
  • 24 hour support staff available
  • Ongoing educational opportunities
  • Competitive salaries
  • Flexible schedules
  • Mileage reimbursement when applicable

*Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.*

Position Summary:

As a Physical Therapy Assistant with AbilisHealth, you will be responsible for providing care that complies with our agency’s standards, policies, and procedures as well as state and federal guidelines. In this role, you will have the opportunity to leverage your communication skills, problem solving abilities, and medical expertise. You will interact with clients and their families as well as physicians and other coworkers to successfully complete a plan of care.


Under the general and direct supervision of the physical therapist, the physical therapy assistant treats patients to relieve pain, develop or restore function and maintain maximum performances, using physical means, such as exercise, massage, heat, water, light and electricity.

Directs and aids patients in active and passive exercise, muscle re-education and gait and functional training activities of daily living including transfer activities and prosthetic training.

Observes, records, and reports to the attending physician, physical therapist and other staff, the patient’s reactions to treatments and any changes in the patient’s condition or plan of care.

Instructs patients and their caregivers when applicable in the care and proper use of equipment and devices such as wheelchairs, braces, crutches, canes, prosthetic and orthotic devices.

Instructs other health team personnel, patients and/or caregivers in certain phases of therapeutic exercises with which they may work with the patient, such as transfer, exercise program, appliance use, ADL, gait training and etc.

Ensures that patient’s homes are suitable for their recovery.

Documents services rendered as well as how the patient is responding to treatment.

Participates in case conferences.


Must possess valid Physical Therapy Assistant license for the state of TN

Current CPR certification

Valid driver’s license, current auto insurance, or access to reliable transportation

Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation

Must be able to pass a drug screen

1 year healthcare experience is required

AbilisHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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