Physical Therapist Assistant
At Physical Therapy Consultants we strive to provide our employees with a fun and positive atmosphere. We encourage all of our employees to grow as professionals and as individuals. We work as a team and support all of our locations working together. We truly care about our employee’s happiness and success.
We are seeking a full-time/part time PTA to join our team. If you are looking for an opportunity to work for a practice that is focused on quality care and allows you to focus on your clinical interests we invite you to check out our website at www.physicaltherapyptc.com to see if our team is a good fit for you.
-Minimum educational requirements include successful completion of a two-year college program for Physical Therapist Assistant which leads to an associate degree and that has been approved by the American Physical Therapy Association.
-Licenser or registration requirements include eligibility for state licenser or registration in the state where employed.
-Recommend affiliation with the American Physical Therapy Association by registration, certification and/or membership.
-Executes planned treatment programs by utilizing exercises, physical agents such as manual therapy/soft tissue mobilization, therapeutic exercise and modalities as directed by Physical Therapist.
-Carries out preventative and support care programs.
-Modifies treatment techniques in consultation with the Physical Therapist.
-Instructs patients, families and other healthcare workers to perform selected treatment procedures and functional activities.
-Directly assists the Physical Therapist in performing complex evaluations and/or treatment procedures.
-Observes, records and report to the Physical Therapist the patient’s condition, reaction and response to Physical Therapy treatments and documents according to American Physical Therapy Association guidelines.
-May be asked to fill in for the Physical Therapist at committee meetings such as Utilization Review, Infection Control and Safety when Physical Therapist is not available.
-Assists with maintenance of Physical Therapy department equipment/supplies and cleaning policies.