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Physical Therapist Assistant

Company: Coastal Health & Rehab
Location: Daytona Beach
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT - PRN Flex positionsDAILY PAY OPTION AVAILABLE!!!OVERVIEW:Physical Therapy Assistant to provide direct patient care services under the direction and supervision of a Physical Therapist. The Physical Therapy Assistant will be responsible for documenting patient treatments, changes in condition and other pertinent information as required. The successful candidate will also provide treatment and appropriate therapeutic techniques specific to the age and condition of each patient.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administer treatment programs as established by Physical Therapists
  • Focus on providing the highest quality treatment for patients that allows for excellent patient outcomes
  • Assess patient condition using knowledge of basic biological and medical science
  • Propose treatment goals and objectives
  • Implement patient treatment plans with guidance from the Physical Therapist
  • Perform certain aspects of patient evaluation and interventions
  • Instruct patients on physical therapy interventions, modalities and home exercise programsQUALIFICATIONS:EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
    • Associate Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited program
    • Valid PTA license in state of practice
    • Current CPR and first aid certificationSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.WORK ENVIRONMENT:
        • This job operates in a health care setting. This role requires regular walking to various locations around the care center.
        • Incumbent may be exposed to virus, disease and infection from patients and specimens in working environment.
        • Incumbent may be required to work extended periods of time at a video display terminal.
        • Incumbent may experience traumatic situations, including psychiatric, and deceased patients.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
          • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
          • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. - -Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
          • This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing all day.
          • The employee must frequently lift or move objects and patients weighing over 50 pounds.

Keywords: Coastal Health & Rehab, Daytona Beach , Physical Therapist Assistant, Healthcare , Daytona Beach, Florida

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