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Renewal Rehab Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) in Riverwoods, Illinois

About the Company: Renewal Rehab provides contract therapy services in partnership with nursing homes, rehab centers, long term care living and assisted living communities. We offer a variety of partnership options for nursing homes. From basic therapy services to full contract services to hybrid services, Renewal Rehab can adjust the service model to fit the needs of your patients and your entire healthcare facility. We are currently recruiting for Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs) to join our team!

Job Skills and Requirements:

Physical therapist assistants typically do the following:

  • Observe patients before, during, and after therapy, noting their status and reporting to a physical therapist

  • Help patients do specific exercises as part of the plan of care

  • Use a variety of techniques, such as massage and stretching, to treat patients

  • Use devices and equipment, such as walkers, to help patients

  • Educate a patient and family members about what to do after treatment

Physical therapist aides typically do the following:

  • Clean treatment areas and set up therapy equipment

  • Wash linens

  • Help patients move to or from a therapy area

  • Do clerical tasks, such as answering phones and scheduling patients