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Dear Staff at Whittier Rehab: I wanted to thank each and every one of you with our heartfelt appreciation for the kindness & excellent care you gave my Dad Robert M. The entire staff, from Cleaning, P.T., Nurse & Doctors & Administration have created such a caring environment with an impeccably high standard of care, always delivered with warmth. You each helped to make it a pleasure to recover at Whittier. With love & appreciation, The M., F., C. family


Whittier Westborough Transitional Care Unit

Home Health Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Location: Westborough, MA - Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital

Category: Home Health

Home Health Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant  Per Diem
Part Time 24-32 hours

Primary Responsibilities:
• Implements individualized treatment programs in an effort towards preventing disability, relieving pain, developing, improving and/or restoring muscle function in maintaining maximum performance. 
• Discharge plans per plan of care, document findings and progress, provide patient/family education in the home settings under the direction of a licensed physical therapist and physician.

Prerequisites:
• Associates Degree in physical therapy from an APTA accredited program.
• Current licensure by the Board of Allied Health Professionals, Commonwealth of Massachusetts and/or New Hampshire. 
• APTA and Massachusetts or New Hampshire Chapter of APTA Membership preferred.
• One year if therapy experience; preferably in acute care, rehabilitation or home care including age-related competence for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients as indicated.
• Certification in BLS of Adult, Child and Infant.
• Demonstrate pursuit of continuing education courses relative to the field of physical therapy.
• Knowledge, experience and competency in dealing with adult rehabilitation and geriatric age group.
• Knowledge of growth and development across the life span.

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