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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) - NHC HomeCare Columbia at National HealthCare Corporation in Columbia, Tennessee

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Physical Therapist Assistant for NHC HomeCare Columbia

"A different kind of care that ensures you’re surrounded by people who make a difference in your life."

NHC HomeCare Columbia is looking for a Physical Therapist Assistant, PTA to join our team!  The Physical Therapist Assistant is a skilled technical provider of physical therapy treatments and related duties working under the direction of the Physical Therapist.


  1. Must have an Associate’s Degree from a recognized Physical Therapist Assistant Program accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association.

  2. Must be licensed in the state in which the assistant will be practicing.

  3. Active member of state and national Physical Therapy Associations preferred.

Position Highlights:

  1. Provides physical therapy services as directed by the physical therapist and ordered by the physician according to policies and procedures and state/federal regulation.

  2. Assists the physical therapist with evaluation of progress toward goals.

  3. Observes records and reports to the therapist the conditions, reactions and responses related to assigned duties.

  4. Maintains daily records of treatments. Documents progress notes regarding patients as directed by the therapist.

  5. Assists the therapist in consulting with patients, family members and other health care professionals as appropriate.

  6. Assists the physical therapist with inservice programs and other meetings as assigned by the physical therapist.

  7. Contributes to physical therapy related CQI, as requested.

  8. Participates in interdisciplinary conferences to maintain continuity of patient care.

  9. May serve as Advisory Board member as requested by the Administrator/Director.

National HealthCare Corporation is recognized nationwide as an innovator in the delivery of quality care. Our goal is to provide a full range of extended care services, designed to maximize the well-being and independence of patients of all ages. We are dedicated to meeting patient needs through an interdisciplinary approach combining compassionate care with cost-effective health care services.

The NHC environment is one of encouragement and challenge ... innovation and improvement ... teamwork and collaboration ... and honesty and integrity. All NHC employees are committed as partners, not only to the health of our patients, but to the well-being of the communities we serve. 

If you are interested in working for a leader in senior care and share NHC's values of honesty and integrity, please apply today and find out more about us at

We look forward to talking with you!!




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