Title Physical Therapy Assistant
Categories Physical Therapy
Salary $38.70 Per Hour
Department Physical Therapy
Status Per Diem
Hours 10 Hour Shifts
Job Information

Primary Purpose of the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA):

  • In accordance with policies and procedures, carries out physical therapy practice appropriate to the age of the client.
  • Involves caregiver in client care, communicates with team members, and promotes maximum function of client.
  • Participates in quality improvement, identifies patients appropriate for physical therapy, and integrates Bear Valley Community Healthcare District values into the work performance.
Qualifications

Qualifications  Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities and Experience

          Education

  • Graduation from an accredited physical therapy Assistant program Accredited by the APTA.

          Experience

  • One to two years of experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Experience in acute care hospital, outpatient care services or orthopedic and neurological care. This experience can be as a student intern program or work experience.

Other

  • Valid license from the State of California Consumer Affairs Physical Therapy Examining Committee.
  • Ability to take direction and function as a team player.
  • Must be flexible and able to work in a sometimes-stressful environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to listen.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage work efficiently.
  • Ability to read, speak and write English, a second language is a plus.

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