Physical Therapist Assistant-Full Time, Days

Physical Therapist Assistant-Full Time, Days

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Rate: $23.423 - 30.733


- Assists physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures
- Develops and implements appropriate treatment programs; applies therapeutic modalities effectively, designs and instructs appropriate exercise program, instructs patient in home care and preventative activities
- Records treatment given and equipment use, response, and progress in patient’s chart
- Reviews physician’s referral and patient condition and medical records to determine physical therapy treatment required
- Elicits and records information about patient’s medical history
- Maintains records on all patients with timely implementation of physician orders
- Accounts for all chargeable times, supplies and equipment
- Cleans work area and equipment after treatment
- Assists with clerical duties such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, answering phone, and taking messages
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant program approved by the American Physical Therapy Association
- Associates degree; Bachelors degree preferred
- Current California Physical Therapist Assistant license issued by State Board of Medical Examiners
- One year inpatient, outpatient and home health experience preferred
- Massage Therapist certification highly desirable
- Current CPR certification
- Valid California drivers license with acceptable driving record; reliable automobile with minimum insurance coverage for use in the field
- Demonstrated ability to exhibit a high degree of professionalism, open support of the hospital administration, and competency in their field
- Working knowledge of the use and applications of computers
- Capable of performing position related physical requirements
REPORTS TO: Rehabilitation Services Manager


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