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Physical Therapist Assistant PTA - Home Health

Honolulu, Hawaii

A critical member of our health care delivery team, KP Care at Home (KPCAH) clinicians help our members when they are at their most vulnerable. In this role, you’ll practice positive, compassionate care — working efficiently and safely. You’ll have the chance to immediately apply learnings to patient treatment while offering solutions to issues instead of contributing to issues. Our clinicians embody the KPCAH vision of providing world-class, high-quality care and support in the comfort of a familiar environment. This is an opportunity to show that you’re an effective healer, a highly adaptable team player, and an individual of impeccable integrity.

  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Job Level: Entry Level
  • Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

Success Profile

We’re looking for Care at Home clinicians who possess the following traits.

  • Adaptable
  • Collaborative
  • Problem-Solver
  • Team Player
  • Sincere
  • Responsible


Our compensation and benefits are designed to help you and your family stay healthy and thrive in and beyond work.

  • Medical, Vision & Dental

  • Compensation

  • Retirement Plans

  • Professional Development

  • Vacation, Holiday & Sick Leave

  • Health & Wellness Programs

  • Work-Life Balance

Our Culture

Our values, who we are and what we stand for, are represented by three core pillars:

Commitment – We are deeply committed to our members, their health, dignity, safety, and their choice to receive care and support in their home.

Compassion – We provide compassionate care to our patients who need services, are recovering, or have chosen to age with dignity in their home.

Comfort – We take seriously our responsibility to comfort our patients and support their caregivers to safeguard the quality of life of our patients.

Professional Development

When you join our KPCAH clinician team, you’ll have many paths open to you to grow your skills and your career. Here are just a few:

  • If you have an aptitude for training colleagues, you could grow into a role as a preceptor and eventually as a Staff Educator.
  • If you’re interested in project management, performance improvement, or operational oversight, you could pursue opportunities as a Regional Consultant, Clinical Supervisor, or Quality Coordinator.
  • If you have subject matter expertise in specialty care areas such as Wound Care and Telehealth, you could elevate your practice and share your expertise as a Regional Practice Leader.
  • We aim to grow our clinicians to be leaders in their field. As such, we offer ongoing opportunities for specialized training and certifications that include, but are not limited to, Wound Treatment Associate (WTA) Certification, Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) Certification, Lean Six Sigma Certification through Kaiser Permanente’s Improvement Advisor Program.

What our Employees Say



I started my nursing career in 2010, at the time I did not know anything about hospice or palliative care. I can tell you now that working as a hospice nurse has been one of the best decisions I have made in my life — I wouldn’t change it in a million years. I have been very blessed to be able to care for my patients and family members throughout these difficult times during the end-of-life process. As a hospice nurse, I appreciate that being able to treat them as family is something that aligns with the Kaiser Permanente core values.


PT, Riverside

It’s humbling to be able to work with people during some of their toughest days. Being a home health physical therapist for Kaiser Permanente gives me opportunities to connect with members and their family to improve their mobility. It is a rewarding experience to be able to help someone improve their overall health at home.


PTA, Riverside

I’m proud to assist patients in a unique setting within Kaiser Permanente health care — at a patient’s home. I can work with them in their own environment to address their specific needs during their physical rehabilitation. Being a part of Kaiser Permanente’s home care rehab team that delivers the highest quality care and compassion is an honor and I look forward to the rest of my career here.


PT, San Diego

I love being a part of the dedicated team at KP Care at Home. We’re a home health agency that exemplifies the high-quality care our communities deserve. We pride ourselves on extending Kaiser Permanente's incredible care into the home and to optimize recovery in one's comfortable surroundings. As a caring and compassionate person, KP Care at Home has supported me in being the best for my patients.



Having been in health care for over 17 years in the home care setting, one thing that stands out in working for KP Care at Home is the ability to grow within the team. I love being able to hone in and master your skills and building such a great support system with colleagues. Teamwork is what makes an entity function like a well-oiled machine, and I’m proud to say that we have that in this team.

Physical Therapist Assistant PTA - Home Health

Primary Location Honolulu, Hawaii Worker Location Remote Facility Mapunapuna Medical Offices Job Number 1276473 Date posted 06/11/2024
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Job Summary:

Provides selected physical therapy procedures to patients and assists in implementing treatment plan. Provides in manner that is consistent with department mission statement and responsive to unique needs of customers (e.g., patient and/or family, referring physician, and payer) including favorable clinical outcomes, quality service and access, and fiscal accountability.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Greets patient. Establishes rapport with patient and/or family.

  • Implements designated parts of treatment plan with guidance from appropriate physical therapist, applicable care maps, and clinical protocols. Modifies specific treatment procedure in accordance with changes in patients status within scope of established treatment goals and plan. Communicates changes to physical therapist.

  • Consults with physical therapist regarding patients. Documents conferences.

  • Assists physical therapists by presenting appropriate cases, as defined by established procedures, at patient conferences.

  • Provides direct physical therapy treatment as appropriate including mechanical traction, unattended electrical stimulation, jobst/vasopneumatic devices, paraffin bath, wound care, manual electrical stimulation, iontophoresis, therapeutic exercise, mobility training, massage, group instruction for clinics, follow-up orthotics training, follow-up prosthetics training, functional activities and ADL training, patient and family education, work and hardening.

  • Performs measurement procedures and discusses results with physical therapist for their interpretation. Documents changes in patient status, treatment progression, achievement of goals, and need for discharge evaluation. Communicates such to attending physical therapist.

  • With prior approval of appropriate physical therapist and guidance of applicable care maps, clinical protocols, and job descriptions, delegates and instructs services to be rendered by physical therapy aide.

  • Participates in program development initiatives.

  • Exercises positive listening and communication skills and is good team player.

  • Participates in problem-solving.

  • Demonstrates working knowledge and appropriate application of CPT-4 codes for all services provided. Maintains current knowledge of coding modifications and/or definitions (e.g. attends ongoing coding training sessions).

  • Demonstrates evidence of professional growth. Participates in quality improvement activities, patient conferences, meetings, in-services, and rounds, research projects, continuing education courses, staff training and clinical preceptorships with students and volunteers.

  • Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to provide care and/or service appropriate to age groups served.
Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience or successful completion of training program (pre-hire, post-hire, or on-the-job) in area of specialty, if applicable.


  • Associates degree in physical therapy. If graduated after 01/01/08, must have graduated from a physical therapist assistant curriculum approved by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association and have passed a National Exam issued by the Federation of the State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT).
License, Certification, Registration
  • Physical Therapist Assistant License (Hawaii)
  • Basic Life Support from American Heart Association
Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to physically assist patients in performing functional tasks and therapeutic exercises.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in adaptability, customer service, interpersonal relations, oral communication, problem solving, results orientation, systems thinking, team building, teamwork, and written communication.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • N/A
Primary Location: Hawaii,Honolulu,Mapunapuna Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Working Hours Start: 12:01 AM Working Hours End: 11:59 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Remote Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-HI-02|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Entry Level Department: Moanalua Medical Center - Home Health - 1201 Pay Range: $50100 - $64790 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time Remote: Work location is the remote workplace (from home) within KP authorized states. Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest

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