MERCY HOME CARE: Contingent Physical Therapy Assistant

Provide one-to-one, compassionate care and love your job

Mercy Home Care provides compassionate, exceptional care where people are most comfortable: at home. We are the area's most comprehensive home care provider with trusted quality of care. With new strategy, vision and technology, we are growing and shaping the future of healthcare!

We have a pioneering care model with Home Care Connect, our integrated virtual care program that helps patients avoid preventable ER visits and hospitalizations. It enhances our clinical excellence with advanced, easy-to-use remote monitoring technology and 24/7 access to our Virtual Care Center RNs.

Physical Therapy Assistant position summary

Our home care physical therapy assistants use cutting edge technology and clinical knowledge to provide physical therapy services to the organization’s clients under the guidance and supervision of the Physical Therapist, and in accordance with a written plan of treatment established by the physician and physical therapist. Compassionate care is provided to all members of our communities through a multidisciplinary approach working collaboratively with physicians, nursing team members, social workers, and home health aides. Enthusiastic candidates must excel in an autonomous work environment, be highly motivated, detail orientated, organized and technologically proficient.

Your opportunity

  • Provide one-to-one care with your patients in their homes
  • Enjoy a truly patient-centered focus
  • Excel with supportive, motivated colleagues in an inspiring environment
  • Flexibility
  • Competitive salary
  • Career paths and professional development
  • Learn the industry's best, easy-to-use, advanced technology

Other benefits

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Pension and 403b
  • Generous paid time off
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Comprehensive orientation

Minimum qualifications

  • Graduation from a two-year college-level program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Minimum of six months experience under a qualified Physical Therapist.
  • Home health experience preferred
  • Current working knowledge of conditions of participation and home healthcare experience preferred. Must have current driver’s license and reliable transportation to and from work site.

About Mercy Home Care

Mercy Home Care is a member of Trinity Health At Home, a national home care, palliative care and hospice organization serving communities in nine states. We rank in the top 25 percent of home care agencies nationally, by HomeCare Elite, which measures quality for home care providers (2017). We are a comprehensive, trusted provider of home care in the sacred place that people call home. A Catholic-based, non-profit organization, we serve patients and their loved ones with home care (skilled nursing, physical/occupational and speech therapy and medical social work) and other home health services. Our legacy serving western Iowa, eastern Nebraska and southeastern South Dakota continues with a pioneering, future-thinking care model. We blend clinical expertise with our exclusive Home Care Connect™ virtual care program to help patients achieve their health goals. We have energizing new vision and strategy. Join us and shape the future of healthcare!

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