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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) -Home Health

Wellstar Post Acute Services • Marietta, GA • Homecare and Hospice • 100041 • Days • Full-Time


How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.


WellStar Health Systems

Physical Therapy Assistant(PTA)

Full Time Opportunity

***Douglasville, Lithia Springs, Austell, Mableton and Powder Springs***

The COTA/PTAfor Home Health is a Rehab Assistant who is responsible for age appropriate interventions for the adolescent, adult, and older adult client. These interventions include meeting the physical, emotional, developmental, psychosocial, and educations needs of the client who requires rehabilitative and/or vocational care. The Rehab Assistant is responsible to collaborate with all disciplines throughout the episode of care, to ensure all goals are met. The Assistant provides delivery of high quality continuous care providing therapeutic exercise, education, treatments, and maintenance therapy in the patient’s home. These services are provided under the supervision of a Physical Therapist or Occupational Therapist and in accordance with the physician’s orders and as defined by generally accepted Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy standards.


Required Minimum Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited physical therapy assistant or occupational therapy assistant program.

Required Minimum Certification

  • Licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) or Certified occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) by the State of Georgia. BLS certification required.
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License and private vehicle insurance required.

Required Minimum Experience:

  • One year of Full-time Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy Assistant experience required.
  • Home Health experience preferred.

Required Minimum Skills:

  • Problem solving skills, strong organizational and time management skills. 
  • Strong assessment and rehabilitative skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to write and follow directions to client’s homes.
  • Use of window based computer, utilizing home health patient software, email, internet, computer based learning modules, etc. Good understanding of home health operations, reimbursement, law and regulatory processes.
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