Physical Therapy Assistant

Job ID 2021-3048
Client & Job Location : Location US-CA-Hanford
Category
Physical Therapy - Assistant
Type
Regular Full-Time
Sector
Government

Overview

Saratoga Medical currently has an immediate opening for a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) to work at Lemoore Naval Hospital in Caifornia. This PTA will be working a full-time work week Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. Provide services to the active-duty population!

Responsibilities

  • Carry out a program of corrective exercise and treatment for assigned patients. 
  • Under supervision, will administer such treatment as exercise, gait training, massage, whirlpool, hot packs, diathermy, utrasound, paraffin, ice packs and traction. 
  • Administer traction to relieve neck and back pain. Instruct, motivate, and assist patients to learn and improve functional activities. 
  • Observe patients during treatment and compile and evaluate data on patients' responses to treatments and progress 
  • Fit patients for, adjust, and train patients in the use and care of orthopedic braces and other supportive device
  • Confer, discuss, and evaluate patient information with members of the physical therapy staff and other health team members 

Qualifications

  • Must have an Associates Degree
  • Must be a graduate from a college or university accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
  • One year of experience as a PTA after graduation 
  • Must have current, full, active, an unrestricted license to practice as a PTA

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