Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapy Assistant

07 Feb 2019

Physical Therapy Assistant

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

A growing Physical Therapy facility is pleased to announce an opportunity for a Physical Therapist Assistant to join our team. This is a part-time position with a possibility for full-time. Our outpatient rehabilitation facility is currently in need of a Physical Therapist Assistant to provide direct patient care services under the direction and supervision of a Physical Therapist and assist with basic front desk administrative duties as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

 Administer treatment programs as established by primary Physical Therapist

 Contributes to Physical Therapist's effectiveness by identifying patient care issues; providing information and commentary; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physical therapy directives

 Propose treatment goals and objectives

 Implement patient treatment plans with guidance from the Physical Therapist

 Perform skilled interventions including manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular reeducation, and therapeutic activities.

 Instruct and educate patients on physical therapy interventions, modalities and home exercise programs

 Assist in scheduling patients and answering incoming phone calls as needed.

 Participate in marketing events to build community relationships

 Other duties as needed

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

 Physical Therapist Assistant Associate's Degree from and accredited program

 Current Alaska state license as a Physical Therapist Assistant

 Current CPR and first aid certification

 Must possess a caring and compassionate demeanor

 Outpatient experience an asset

 Knowledge and comfortability in basic Microsoft programs and electronic health records

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